Kenya is a heaven for wildlife safari lover, with over 40 public and private wildlife national parks and reserve, that are set aside to conserve wildlife and its natural habitat, there is just so much to watch. Masai Mara comes out the top with all the big five, the wildebeest migration, over 450 bird species, among other wildlife. Other classic safari destinations include Lake Nakuru, Amboseli, Samburu, Tsavo, Shaba, Lewa and many others. Below are some of the major known national parks and reserves in Kenya.
Aberdare National Park is a unique national park; with dense mountain forests, hills and valleys that are used as a water catchment area by the neighboring counties. The park has excellent escarpments and rain forests that are suitable for nature walks and hikes, wildlife watching safaris and camping
Amboseli National park has plenty to watch, well known for its large number of Elephants and the outstanding view of Mount Kilimanjaro, other attractions includes the volcanic hills, swamps and the open grassland full of wildlife and birds.
Hell's Gate National Park is a small national park popularly used for outdoor activities and wildlife watching. Major activities include cycling tours, birds watching, hiking, rock climbing, nature trails and tour of the cliffs, gorge and geothermal stations. A great plays for day or weekend picnics and family
Lake Nakuru National park is a beautiful park, with a shallow alkaline concentrate Lake that attracts millions of pink flamingos, pelicans, water-bucks and over 400 other bird species. Major attractions include tour of the Lake to watch birds, the white and black Rhinos, Buffaloes, Monkeys, giraffes, Antelopes and
Masai Mara National Reserve is Kenya's finest wildlife national reserve; The park comprises of Open plains, rolling hills, woodland forests and rivers and valleys full of wildlife. Attractions at Masai Mara are centered on nature and wildlife watching; Major wildlife includes all the Big five , over 450
Samburu National Reserve is one of the lesser-visited parks, it is nicely set along the Ewaso Nyiro River and the semi-arid savannah grassland in northern Kenya. The park is surrounded by other private conservancies is a great place for real wildlife watching and nature excursions. Samburu and the
Tsavo is Kenya’s largest national park, located south of Kenya, along the Nairobi - Mombasa highway. Tsavo has so much to watch, from the semi-desert, the savannah grassland, the open plains full of wildlife, down to the famous Chyulu hills, Shetani volcanic lava flow and the Mzima springs.