Top 10 amazing tourist attraction sites to visit in Kenya 2024

TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT IN KENYA

 

Kenya is well known world-wide for it's vast tourist attraction sites from being a mere wildlife safari destination with many national parks,game reserves, azure water bodies and stunning beaches. It has become a tourist destination to many families and adventures.

 

Some of the top 10 places in Kenya to visit include;

Lake Victoria

Mount Kenya National Park

Maasai Mara

Mount Elgon

Diani beach

Amboseli National Park

The Great Rift Valley

Fourteen Falls

Mombasa

Lamu Island

 

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria extends to three East African countries that is Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. It is the largest lake in Africa. It is one of the most amazing places to travel to in Kenya due to its serene environment together with the diverse aquatic life. The lake is a habitat to almost 500 species of fish which includes bagrid fish, African tetras and catfish among others.

 

Mt.Kenya National Park

With an attitude of 5,199 metres, Mt.Kenya is the second highest mountain in Kenya. Mt Kenya national park is one of the most beautiful places to visit located at Central region of Kenya. The park is a good place to take a visit during holidays.

 

Maasai Mara

Maasai Mara is one of the outstanding game reserves in Kenya. Maasai Mara is inhabited with different wild animals such as lions, giraffes,zebras and the wildbeasts. Locals around Maasai Mara are the Maasais who are welcoming. One of the stunning sightseeing activity in Maasai Mara is the migration of wildbeasts to Serengeti in Tanzania from the months of July to October.

    

 Mount Elgon

Mt.Elgon is one of the popular tourist attraction site in Kenya. It is located between the border of Kenya and Uganda. Tourists visiting the place can engage in activities such as climbing, trekking and hiking.

 

5. Diani beach

Diani beach is a 10Km long beach located at the coast of Kenya. Tourists visiting the place can engage in activities such as surfing, fishing, swimming and other activities. 

 

6. Amboseli National Park

It is situated at Loitokitok District in Rift Valley. It is one of the best places in Kenya for wildlife enthusiasts. It is inhabited with various wild animals such as elephants, zebras, cheetahs among others.

 

   7. The Great Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley is a wonder of the age. It approximately 6000Km from the North of Kenya to the South. It is best viewed in town of Item situated few kilometers from Eldoret town.

 

    8. Fourteen falls

From its name the place has 14 waterfalls which promotes activities such as photography, fishing and boating. It is advised that one should take a guided tour to have a better experience of the place.

 

 9. Mombasa

It is the largest Port City in Kenya. Mombasa attracts tourists because of its amalgamated culture, arts, architecture and cuisines. It is also has historical monuments such as Fort Jesus.

 

10. Lamu Island

Lamu is one of the most exciting places to visit in Kenya. By visiting the place one will have a look on old-aged buildings which are a blend of Arabic, Indian and British architecture. Some of the major attractions in Lamu Island include Lamu museum and Lamu Fort.

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