Wildlife safaris are perfect for family outings. Experiencing the biodiversity in a natural setting is always fun for everyone. Kenya is one of the most sought-after places for wildlife safaris. Its landscape is populated with diverse species of animals. From majestic herds of elephants to elegant packs of cheetahs, Kenya is a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts and family excursions. And while many people may think that a wildlife safari in the Africas will cost an arm and a leg, there’s actually some Kenya tour packages that manage everything for you while charging a very affordable fee. In any case, we will review some of the top locations that you must visit if you ever visit Kenya – whether you go alone or through a managed itinerary.
Meru Game Reserve:
This national park covers an area of approximately 870 square-km. The destination is enriched with diverse wild beasts which include elephants, cheetahs, rhinos, antelopes, lions and leopards. The park is covered with tall grasses and lush swamps are scattered throughout. Rivers and streams add a whole new dimension to the landscapes pleasing aesthetics.
Samburu National Park:
The Samburu national park is built around an oasis in the middle of a dry lava field which attracts animals from far and wide. The oasis is sustained by the Ewaso Nyiro River. Along with lions, cheetahs and leopards, buffalos, crocodiles, hippos and elephants are also drawn towards the oasis. Other animals like warthog, baboon, gazelle and impala are found in this destination. The park provides sanctuary to various bird species which makes it perfect for birdwatching.
Amboseli National Park:
With an amazing view of Mount Kilimanjaro, the Amboseli national park is a place of unprecedented beauty. This famous national park covers an area of about 390 square-km. Visitors can enjoy non-park activities like visits to indigenous communities, night drives, walking safaris and still have a great time. The destination is home to some diverse wild animals including hyena, giraffe, wildebeest etc. Birds like pelican, raptor and kingfisher can also be seen in this park.
Located near the town of Nakuru, this game park is famous for housing numerous flamingos. The park covers around 188 square-km. There is a fenced off area which protects giraffes and different rhino species. Animals like waterbuck, cheetah, reedbuck, bushbuck share this reserve. Large pythons are also seen in dense forests. Along with flamingos, there are more than four hundred species of birds including herons, hammerkops and eagles.
It is considered to be one of the best places in Kenya to experience wildlife in its true form. The annual migration of zebras, wildebeest and gazelles takes place in this national reserve. The location encompasses an area of 1,510 square-km and is home to animals like leopard, rhino, elephant, lion and buffalo. There is significant number of cheetahs, hyenas, hippos, jackals, crocodiles and foxes sharing the park. On the other hand, various bird species like eagle, ostrich, » Watch Full