A safari in Kenya is an adventure that a lot of people have on their bucket list. This is because this is one of the top African countries that are known to offer the best of it.
The country is known for its diverse wildlife and nature. And trust me, it’s one thing to see the wild animals in a park and, and it is another thing to see them roaming in the wild.
There are many camps and lodges to choose from. And it all depends on your budget. The following are some of the adventures that you can choose from:
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✦ 1. A Day Safari in Kenya
This is a safari tour that is great to do when on a budget. And it is also great for the people who are in the country just for a few days.
It depends largely on the city or the town you are in. For instance, while in Nairobi, you can choose to go to the Nairobi National Park. And while in Naivasha, one can head to the Lake Nakuru National Park.
✦ 2. A Walking Safari in Kenya
This type of safari is not only for the adventurous group of people but also for the physically fit.
There are many places in Kenya where you can have this kind of safari. If you would like to enjoy a walking safari that is great for the first-timers, then try the Crescent Island Game Park or Hell’s Gate.
For the more experienced ones, a climb on the Mt.Kenya or Mt. Longonot is waiting for you.
✦ 3. Camping Safari
The secret to having the best camping safari is to pick a good tour company.
They will have a number of guided tours for you to choose from. And this will help you to travel through the adventurous routes in Kenya. And also to see the best of its landscapes and wildlife.
The top camping sites in Kenya are the Masai Mara and the Amboseli National Parks.
✦ 4. The Boat Safaris
Kenya is one of the few countries in the world where you can have a boat safari, a bush safari or even a combination of both.
These include and not limited to:
✦ 1. The Lamu Island Boat Trips
This a great adventure to add to your list of this island. The water here is very calm and you will have a great day sailing.
The majority of the hotels in Lamu organize this for their guests.
✦ 2. Wasini Island Boat Safari
It is another adventure that is worth a visit while in Diani or in the other parts of the Kenyan coast.
And on this boat trip, it includes water sports. The climax of it all is to see the dolphins.
✦ 3. The Lake Naivasha Boat Trip
This is part of the Crescent Island Game Reserve adventure. It includes sailing with a boat on Lake Naivasha. On this trip, you will see the hippos and the birds.
✦ 5. 2 Days or More Safari in Kenya
The Masai Mara National Park is known to be one of the top destinations in Kenya for this kind of safaris. This is because the tourists get to see the wildebeest migration which has been named as one of the wonders of the world.
Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks are also great parks. This is ideal for adventures for a few days of safari and then head to the Kenyan coast. The following is the list of others that you can consider:
- Ol Pajeta Conservancy
- Amboseli National Park
These are safaris that require more than a day due to the distance from Nairobi. And this is regardless of whether you choose the road or air as your means of transport.