5 places not to miss when visiting Kenya

Are you planning a safari trip to Kenya, but are unsure about which destinations will really make your experience one to remember? Not to worry, as Kenan Travel and Tours have got you covered!

We have explored Kenya’s most magical destinations, with all the information you need to know about what these amazing places and landmarks have to offer.


Nairobi is the capital of Kenya, offering one of Africa’s largest, most vibrant cities, as well as a National Park filled with a huge variety of animals across open grass plains. Full of contrasts, Nairobi is the perfect place to experience Kenyan culture.

Nairobi National Park has a wealth of flora and fauna, with animals grazing among backdrops of modern skyscrapers. Expect to see the endangered black rhino, alongside lions, leopards, cheetahs and diverse birdlife with over 400 species. Learn more about Nairobi National Park.

The cosmopolitan city offers an original Kenyan landscape, and a chance to experience the daily life of Kenyan’s among local shops and international businesses.

Masai Mara National Reserve

Situated in south-west Kenya, the Masai Mara is one of the country’s oldest and most beloved safari destinations.

Home to the richest concentration of wildlife, Masai Mara is renowned for the mass movement of almost two million wildebeest, zebra and gazelle during the Wildebeest Migration. The National Game Reserve provides the best view for wildebeest, who travel in search for greener pastures from July to October.

The spectacular eco-systems are in the heart of Africa’s Great Plains and a must-see destination for travellers interested in a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Embark on an adventure in the Masai Mara Game Reserve.

Lake Nakuru National Park

On the floor of the Great Rift Valley lies Lake Nakuru National Park. Surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, Lake Nakuru has vast attractions, including a beautiful waterfall at Makalia and Baboon Cliff’s indescribable views over the lake.

Guaranteed to be a bird lover’s paradise, Lake Nakuru offers some of the greatest bird spectacles on earth, with millions of pink flamingos congregating on the lake and various water birds species making for immense wildlife viewing.

Waterbucks, warthogs, hippos, impalas, buffalo and even endangered white rhinos grace the National Park also, making for a fascinating drive through the Rift Valley during your safari. Find out more about Lake Nakuru National Park.


Amboseli is known for its unique and breath-taking backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro when viewing Africa’s animals, specifically their spectacular large elephant herds.

Although Mount Kilimanjaro is actually in neighbouring Tanzania, you can see the amazing views of Africa’s highest peak from Amboseli’s National Park.

Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa. Home to abundant wildlife and stunning mountain lakes, the National Park is a unique destination spot for visitors.

The mountain slopes are covered with a variety of habitats, including forest, bamboo, scrub and moorland, with ice and snow cloaked across the high peaks. When visiting Mount Kenya, you can embark on a trekking experience which will let you explore the stunning views of Kenya below.

Discover all the breath-taking destinations across Kenya, included in a variety of safari packages.

Contact Kenan Travel and Tours today!

At Kenan Travel and Tours we have bespoke safari packages that suit your requirements, including everything from budget and travellers, to your chosen destination!

If you need help planning the perfect safari, then get in touch with our friendly team today. Call us on (+254) 020-2212298 or contact us online.

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