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Kenya

 

Kenya Destinations Travel Guide

 

 

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Language: English, Swahili

Currency: Kenyan Shilling (KES)

Calling call: +254

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Kenya

 

Amboseli National Park

Amboseli National Park is situated 230 km (142 mi) South of Nairobi in Kajiado District, Rift Valley Province in Kenya.

Arabuko Sokoke National Park

Arabuko Sokoke National Park is located 110 km North of Mombasa in Kenya. This Kenyan national park covers an area of 6 km².

Chyulu Hills National Park

Chyuly Hills were formed 1.4 million years ago due to volcanic activity. The last eruption occurred in the middle of the 19th century.

Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus was constructed in 1593 on the orders of king of Philip II of Spain also known as king Philip I of Portugal. It is located on the strategic grounds and served in defence of the ships stationed in the harbor.

Hell's Gate National Park

Hell's Gate National Park is located 100 km (60 mi) West of Nairobi in Kenya. Hell's Gate National Park covers an area of 68.25 km².

Jumba la Mtwana

Jumba la Mtwana is a located 15 km North of Mobasa in Kenya. Jumba la Mtwana is a an archaeological site of a fifteenth century slave trade port on the shore of an Indian Ocean.

Kakamega Forest

Kakamega Forest is a large expanse of untouched biosphere located in a Western Province of Kenya. Kakamega Forest covers an area of 230 sq km.

Kimana Wildlife Sanctuary

Kimana Wildlife Sanctuary is a nature reserve located 30 km (19 mi) Southeast of Amboseli in Kenya.

Lake Baringo

Lake Baringo is a freshwater lake situated in a Rift Valley in Kenya. Lake Baringo covers an area of 50 mi² (130 km²).

Lake Chala

Lake Chala is situated 8 km north of Taveta on the border between Kenya and Tanzania on the Eastern side of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Lake Magadi

Lake Magadi is situated in the Kenyan Rift Valley in Kenya. Lake Magadi covers an area of 100 km². It is famous for a large population of pink flamingos that nest here in great numbers.

Lake Naivasha

The name of Lake Naivasha come from a local Maasai language as "rough water". This name is given due to sudden changes of weather that turn to violent storms.

Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park is a nature reserve situated 160 km (100 mi) North of Nairobi in Kenya. The name of the lake literally means "Dust or Dusty Place".

Lamu Archipelago

Lamu Archipelago is a group of islands in the Indian Ocean situated just off the coast of Kenya. It includes Lamu, Manda, Pate, Kiwayu islands.

Mara River Crossing

Mara River is a river that flows through Kenya and Tanzania. It is famous as a crossing site of antelopes, zebras and many species of large game that migrate through the region.

Nairobi

Nairobi is the largest city Kenya as well as its capital. Kenyan capital became famous in 1998. On August 7th it became the site of a terrorist attack against American embassy that took lives of 223 people.

Nairobi National Park

Nairobi National Park is a nature reserve situate 7 km (4 mi) South of Nairobi capital of Kenya. This protected biosphere is the first national park and protects an area of 117 km2 (45 sq mi).

Nguruman Escarpment

Nguruman Escarpment is situated 140 km (87 mi) South of Nairobi in Kenya. Escarpment is a term that describes geologic formation of a long cliff that forms when two level plates move pass one another.

Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site

Olorgesailie Prehistoric Site is situated 65 km (40 mi) South of Nairobi in Kenya. It is famous archaeological site of ancient human settlements that date back to the Lower Palaeolithic Period (over 300,000 years ago).

Ruins of Gedi

Ruins of Gedi is an archaeological site situated 1 km (1/2 mi) North of Watamu in Kenya. Gedi is a medieval town was an important trade center along the ocean sea.

Shimba Hills National Reserve

Shimba Hills National Reserve is a biosphere reserve situated 55 km (34 mi) South of Mombasa in Kenya. Shimba Hills National Reserve covers an area of 193 km2 (74.33 sq mi).

Shimoni Slave Caves

Shimoni Slave Caves are situated near Shimoni in South eastern Kenya on the border with Tanzania. It was an important port city on the shore of the Indian Ocean.

Tsavo National Park

Tsavo East and Tsavo West National Parks are two protected areas situated 230 km (143 km) Southeast of Nairobi in Kenya. The line that divides these two expanses of protected biosphere is the road A109

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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