Kenya, a magical and majestical getaway right in the heart of Africa. Known for its world-renowned safaris and animal life, the destination has been a hotspot for years. However, Kenya has tons to offer. The country proves to be filled with incredible wildlife, friendly people, tons of culture, and delicious food. There is something g for everyone but it is also the perfect place for a relaxing yet very interesting and cultural getaway. You will feel immersed in the culture from the get-go, Kenya has some of the most luxurious resorts in regards to safari but depending on your needs you can see all sides of the country. These are a few of the must-sees that simply have to be on your list when visiting!
Giraffe Manor may be pricey but it is definitely worth the splurge, it is an experience unlike any other. You will sleep in a luxury manor where the giraffes come to your window at all hours, whether it be 6am or 6pm they are around outside. You are able to feed the incredible creatures from your window. You may then go downstairs and have breakfast where they happen to pop-in through the windows and eat breakfast with you. The manor is set in a magical and authentic setting with tons of places to take pictures. Mingle with the giraffes outside or inside the manor. The giraffes have the freedom to visit as they please or retreat into their forest sanctuary.
Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara is known as one of the best game reserves in Africa. The park is known for the Great Migration where thousands of zebra, gazelle, and wildebeest travel away from and back to the Serengeti. The park is home to tons of wildlife and predators: lions, leopards, hippos, and crocodiles to name a few. The Maasai people actually live in the park and graze their animals, just as it has been for centuries.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Located in central Kenya this park is known for its incredible flocks of flamingos. The magnificent pink flamingos might be the highlight but you can also see leopards, warthogs, lions, pythons, and white rhinos along the lakeside and in the bush surrounding the lake. The large Lake Nakuru is just one of the Rift Valley’s soda lakes. With an extremely dynamic habitat, the park is home to more than 450 species of birds.
David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Nursery
The elephant nursery is part of a very important cause in Kenya, conserving its wildlife and ensuring they are protected. The famous sanctuary opens its doors to rehabilitating and rescuing orphaned elephants. They allow the public to mingle and interact with these incredible baby elephants. The elephants are hand-reared for three years. You can watch them being bottle-fed. These elephants will eventually be released back into the wild in the proper way. You can also adopt and sponsor a baby elephant which will allow you to receive updates on them after you leave.