Are you in Kenya and searching for a destination to celebrate Easter? Worry no more for we have the best destinations you can visit this, Easter. It is important to travel around and get to interact with new places and people. Kenya has a number of the best touring destination to visit. There are various places to visit in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Lamu, Nakuru, Nanyuki among others. Beautiful sites and places are found in different places. Here are some of the top easter destinations around Kenya.
Nairobi is a good choice to spend your Easter holiday. Although, Nairobi seems to cover a small geographical area, Nairobi consists of several tourists’ attractions. Such as:
- The Nairobi National Museum
The museum is entrusted with collections, preservation and documentation of the Kenyan cultural heritage and also engages in scientific research.
- Giraffe Center
The center consists of different species of giraffes. Giraffe center is also equipped with an education center for tourists. Visitors can entertain themselves with the heartwarming views of feeding giraffes from a raised platform.
- Bomas of Kenya
There is an abundance of culture and history hidden in Kenya. The Bomas of Kenya, is the best place to get a good grasp of the authentic Kenyan cultures.
- Ngong hills
A lot of people visit Ngong Hills to take long walks while others come here to have a hearty timings picnicking. Both amateur and professional runners as well as joggers visits the hills south of Nairobi.
- Karura Forest
This remarkable geographical location and natural resource is one of the largest forests in the world fully within a city limit. The forest offers eco-friendly opportunities for Kenyans and visitors to enjoy a leafy green and experience the serenity of nature in all its diversity.
Mombasa is found on the coastal part of Kenya. It also consists of a number of tourist attraction sites. Most visitors prefer Mombasa because of the Indian Ocean that gives a cool breeze and a beautiful view. Some of the places to visit in Mombasa include:
- Fort Jesus
Fort Jesus was constructed at the end of the 16th century in order to guard Mombasa’s Old Port. In the time since, it has been an operation center and also acted as a prison during Kenya’s rule by the British Empire.
- Nyali Beach
Nyali Beach is a residential area located in Mombasa County. This beach is known for the high-class hotels and beautiful residential houses and long white sand beaches that also offers a beautiful view.
- Malindi marine National Park
Malindi marine National Park is a renowned protected destination in Kenya. It is situated at the south of Malindi coastal area. The park is the home of aquatic species such as, sea turtles, dolphins, octopus among others.
It is Kenya’s 3rd largest city and home to Lake Victoria. It is known for its tasty fresh fish, rich culture and night life. Among the places to visit while in Kisumu includes;
- Kisumu Impala
Kisumu Impala is Located within Kisumu city, it lies on the shores of Lake Victoria. This park is the habitat of a number of the endangered Sitatunga antelope. Also, a number of nature trail circuits are available for clients.
- Kisumu Museum
Kisumu museum exhibits focus on the cultural and the natural history of Western Kenya. The museum features a vast collection of local flora and fauna.
- Kit Mikayi
Kit Mikayi is a rock formation that is some 40 meters high. This site is majorly associated with the sacrifices that were and still are done as a way of worshiping. Over the years, the Kit Mikayi has also become a prominent local site for the people who come here to the rock to pray and fast.
Lamu town is a small town on Lamu Island, which in turn is a part of the Lamu Archipelago in Kenya. It is situated 341 kilometers by road Northeast of Mombasa. Also, it has a number of tourist attraction sights such as:
- Lamu Fort
The Fort has served several purposes over the years from housing a garrison of Baluchi soldiers sent by the Sultan of Oman to serving as a prison from 1910 to 1984 before it was taken over by the National Museums of Kenya. It houses three sections of exhibits, a marine section, freshwater and terrestrial.
- Lamu Museum
Lamu Museums are located in the Lamu Archipelago on the North Coast. It served as a prison from 1910 to 1984 to both the British colonial regime and the Kenya government, before it was handed over to the National Museums of Kenya. The place is current available for weddings, meetings and theatre productions. Its an amaizing place to spend some quality time this Easter Holiday.
- Kiunga marine national reserve
Kiunga Marine National Reserve lies in the confluence of the northern East Africa – coastal currents. It is one of the affordable places to visit in Lamu Kenya. The park is a famous habitat for the rare Dugong a marine fish.
- Lake Nakuru National Park
It is widely known because of the flamingos and abundant wildlife that are found there. It is found on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. It is ideal place for bird watching, hiking, picnic, and game drives.
- Lake Bogoria National Park Reserve
Lake Bogoria is a saline, alkaline lake and lies just south of Lake Baringo. It is the home to one of the world’s largest populations of lesser flamingoes.
- Mount Longonot National Park
Mount Longonot National Park is one of the many fascinating tourist attractions of Kenya. The main attractions of the park include the extinct volcano and crater forest and the views of Lake Naivasha and that of Great Rift Valley.
Here are more places you can visit in Nakuru.
Nanyuki is a town in central Kenya. It’s known as a gateway to Mount Kenya and the wilderness of Mount Kenya National Park. Several trails, including the Naro Moru and Sirimon routes, ascend the mountain. Here are some places to visit while in Nanyuki.
- Ngare Ndare forest reserve
Ngare Ndare Forest is a lush indigenous forest at the foothills of Mt. Kenya. Ngare Ndare forest is a vital corridor that links the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy to Mount Kenya, and one which elephant have been using for centuries.
- Ol jogi wildlife conservancy
Ol jogi wildlife conservancy is a beautiful place to visit while in Nanyuki. The conservancy is home to some impressive wildlife, including the Big Five and numerous endangered species such as African wild dogs, Eastern Black Rhinos, and Grevy’s zebras.
- Lewa conservancy
Lewa serves as a safe refuge for the critically endangered black rhino, elephant, lion, giraffe, and wild dog in Kenya. The conservancy envisions a future where people across Kenya value, protect, and benefit from wildlife. They invest heavily in community programs such as in education, healthcare, water, youth empowerment among others
Places you would like to travel in Nanyuki for Easter Holiday.
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