A colourful mosaic of culture, traditions and wildlife, Kenya is truly a traveller's delight. Creating an exotic image with a magnetic appeal are the country's world-famous national parks, World Heritage Sites, rock engravings, villages and beaches. Adventure activities, water sports, wildlife encounters with Africa's Big 5, and bird spotting are among the popular tourist activities in the country. Offering a glimpse into the rich legacy of the country, festivals such as Lamu Cultural Festival, Rhino Charge and Lake Turkana Festival are loved by all.
NairobiKenya's beating heart with unmatched natural beauty, vibrant cultural life and rich wildlife, Nairobi is one of the youngest, largest and fastest growing cities in Africa. Honouring and preserving a major chunk of its historical legacy are some museums and archaeological sites including the African Heritage House, Karen Blixen Museum and Nairobi Railway Museum. Along with being the 'Safari Capital', it is home to some interesting attractions and a series of quirky sites like Lake Magadi, Nairobi National Park, Ngong Hills, the Rift Valley, Bomas of Kenya and Nairobi Animal Orphanage. Offering a range of authentic Kenyan cuisine, European delicacies and a spectacular variety of meat, the restaurants here are among the best in the county.
MombasaStepped deep in history and customs, Mombasa is the coastal paradise of Kenya. Connected to the mainland by bridges and ferries, this exotic old town is home to some of the top attractions of the country, including Shimba Hills National Reserve, Nyali Beach, Fort Jesus, Arabuko Sokoke National Park, Mamba Village and Haller Park. Beach lovers find their heavens at the Diana Beach and Bamburi Beach - both fantastic spots to enjoy sun and sand. Indian paans (a preparation combining betel leaf with areca nut and sometimes also with tobacco) are a major highlight of the city; you must try one!