Enjoy Breathtaking Views Of Magical Places In Kenyan Safari

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Fascinating sceneries dotted by amazing works of nature and wildlife are not enough to describe Kenya’s beauty. While on a Kenyan safari, one realizes that this country is breathtaking.

Beach tourism, cultural tourism, sports tourism, and eco-tourism are the main arteries of Kenya’s tourism sector with a wide range of activities that always leave a trail of enchanting stories about Kenya’s tourism. When combined, all these put Kenya’s tourism economy in the third position in sub-Saharan Africa after South Africa and Nigeria.

What you did not know, though, is that there are many places to experience the beauty of Kenya but remain unknown. Here are seven places you should visit while on a safari to Kenya.

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Ngare Ndare

Ngare Ndare canopy. [Photo: Ngare Ndare roaming Africa Tours and Safaris]

The little known Ngare Ndare forest in Laikipia North constituency is the place where nature speaks through the beautiful stretching canopy cover nature walks is a major attraction for tourists. It is a major Kenyan attraction.

The forest, with 200-year-old trees, is a vital corridor that links the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy to Mount Kenya, and one which elephants have been using for centuries. Other things to do here include camping, hiking, and swimming.

  • Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria. [Photo: Baylor university]

Despite being the biggest lake in Africa, Lake Victoria is not known for its tourist attraction but for entrepreneurial activities. Nonetheless, there is so much to feed tour enthusiasm in regard to tourism with the fishing and Ugali/fish delicacy which is a deep-rooted culture in this region.

  • Kenyan highlands

7 little-known beautiful places you must visit in Kenya

A sneak view of the large scale tea farming in Kericho, Kenya’s highlands [Photo/Kaizen Export]

Do you always think that wildlife, exquisite hotels and camping are the only tourist destinations? This is not the case. A visit to Kenya’s highlands where tea and coffee farming is done on a large scale is breathtaking. Well-lined lawns of tea estates in the Rift Valley, Gusii and parts of Central Kenya and neat coffee rows in Central Kenya gives you a different view of Kenyan and its farming culture.

  • Gedi Ruins

Gedi Ruins

Gedi Ruins. [Photo: Awe Inspiring Places]

Gedi Ruins is situated in Gedi township, Kilifi County. They paint a picture of Kenya’s ancient archaeological site that still remains standing many decades after. Gedi ruins have a rich history for Kenya pre-independence and in the colonial era. They pass Kenya’s history from one generation to another.

Experience Kenya’s wild safari excellence at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Ol Pejeta Conservancy Kenya. [Photos Timbuktu Travel]

It is the heart of wildlife in Laikipia. Ol Pejeta has been home to the Northern White Rhino and other wildlife such as elephants, zebras, antelopes, gazelles and giraffes.

Today, Ol Pejeta is the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa, and home to two of the world’s last remaining northern white rhino. It is the only place in Kenya to see chimpanzees, in a Sanctuary established to rehabilitate animals rescued from the black market. It has some of the highest predator densities in Kenya and still manages a very successful livestock programme.

  • Old Town in Lamu

Old Town lamu

Old Town Lamu. [Photo: DW]

This is the place to experience the Swahili culture. A walk through Old Town in Lamu is simply exciting given that the structures in this historical town are made of coral and mangrove wood.

Lamu’s narrow streets remain unchanged, and in the markets and squares around the fort, life moves at the same pace as it always has. There are no vehicles on this island, and the donkey and the dhow remain the dominant form of transport.

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For the tourist, Lamu is a hypnotically exotic experience, made even more enjoyable by the relaxed and welcoming attitudes of the locals. Life slows down, and long days are spent strolling along the waterfront, exploring the town or relaxing on the beaches.

Giraffe Centre

Giraffe Centre Nairobi

Giraffe Centre Nairobi. [Photo: teachertravelandtaleskenya]

At the heart of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, lies a sight to behold at the giraffe centre. Here, the towering animals freely mingle with visitors and on several occasions, have breakfast with them.

This one of the only and best destinations in East Africa where you can enjoy a close-up view and interaction with tamed giraffes.

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Pharis Kinyua is the editor of See Africa Today. With over seven years of experience in digital media, he has a soft spot for African tours and travel. His drive is to tell the rest of the world what Africa offers, the best accommodation facilities, national parks, culture, shopping malls and best airline deals to travel to Africa

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