The most interesting sights of KenyaAre national parks and reserves that occupy a significant territory of the country. In the natural environment it is possible to get acquainted with African inhabitants, enjoy local landscapes, participate in safaris and scientific expeditions.
What are the most interesting national parks in Kenya?
South-West Kenyan Reserve Masai MaraOccupies an area of 1.5 thousand square meters. Km and has a large number of African animals. A mild climate is favorable for tourists observing the migration of wildebeest in search of fresh pastures in the summer-autumn period. On the expanses of the protected zone it is allowed to move only on a special transport, accompanied by a guide.
The largest national park in the world - Tsavo -Extends to 20 thousand square meters. Km and includes two reserves. The territory from the west is bounded by a huge plateau of frozen lava. Beautiful waterfalls, ponds and rivers collect many tourists who are interested in watching the watering of lions, elephants and buffaloes. The places of rest are comfortably equipped with campsites and lodges with swimming pools.
Enjoys interest in lovers of the underwater worldNational marine park Watamu. The coast is full of a variety of flora in mangrove forests. Coral reefs extend 300 m from the shore and are food for the variety of marine fauna. For tourists, boat trips and dive safaris are organized.
Nakuru National Park is interesting for landscapesSalt lake with flocks of pink flamingo, white pelican and yellow-stork stork. Near the birthplace of a zebra, a giraffe, a lion, a leopard and a black rhinoceros. Unusual beauty opens at an altitude of more than 2000 m from the top of the extinct volcano Menengai. Overcoming the road on the rock, it is worth to appreciate the luxury of the falling streams of the Thompson waterfall.
One of the places visited by tourists isAberdare National Park with a mountain chain more than 70 km long. Rain forests are inhabited by monkeys, rhinoceroses, elephants and antelopes. Mountain peaks with equatorial vegetation reach almost 4 thousand meters and are very dangerous for conquest.
The area rich in elephants is inAmboseli National Park at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. On the territory there are places for watching the protected representatives of the "big African Five" - an elephant, a leopard, a rhino, a buffalo and a lion. Many tourists are attracted by the opportunity to walk independently in the footsteps of animals.
Kenya's national parks are known all over the world andEvery year attract many tourists. Territories remain virtually untouched by their hands and preserve the pristine nature of African nature. All places are open all year round and are available for visiting.
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