Incredible Places in Kenya we Bet you didn’t Know of

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Kenya is a charming nation in the East of Africa. She is home to the Maasai Mara and its stunning yearly wildebeest migration, the second-highest mountain on the continent (Mt. Kenya), the bulk of the world athletics champions, and an incredibly beautiful coastal line that contains Mombasa and Lamu.

The Chalbi desert

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East of Lake Turkana, in Marsabit County, is the Chalbi Desert. You will be walking across the bleached ground, rough sand, and boulders here. Animals use the desert as a natural salt lick since it is so salty. In this desert, there is an oasis named Kalacha, where travellers and animals can find water under palm and acacia trees.

Hidden Lake Baringo Island
On Lake Baringo in the Great Rift Valley is a privately owned island called Samatian. Behind it, the Laikipia escarpment provides a stunning sunset background. More than 500 different types of birds make up abundant birdlife. During your visit, go fishing, take a gorgeous boat ride, or go for a nature stroll.

Takawiri Island
There are about 1,000 islands in Lake Victoria, ranging from spits to livable islets, but only a small number are well known.

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One such island is Takawiri, which contains a fishing village, a resort, and a beautiful white sand beach surrounded by palm trees. You can take a boat for an hour to Rusinga, one of the nearby islands, from here.

Maasai Ostrich Resort
This resort, located 45 kilometres (28 miles) from Nairobi, began as a ranch house with roomy quarters, surrounded by 200 acres of gently sloping grasslands. But today, the huge ostrich, a stunning, flightless creature that reaches around 2 meters (6.6 feet) tall, is one of the primary attractions. Ostrich riding appears on this list even though there are some ethical questions regarding it. Swimming and agricultural excursions are other options.

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Arabuko Sokoke National Reserve

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Arabuko Sokoke National Reserve is as diversified a terrain as you’ll find, supporting over 20% of Kenya’s bird species, 30% of its butterfly species, and at least 24 rare and unique mammals, birds, and other species. Explore the reserve using the tracks and trails; it is the largest coastal forest in East Africa.

Visit the mysterious Gedi Ruins
Near the town of Gedi in Kilifi County, on the Indian Ocean coast, is this historical and archaeological site. The Gedi Ruins, one of Kenya’s mysteries, are a walled town with mosques, a palace, and several dwellings that are estimated to have flourished between the 11th and 17th centuries before being abandoned.

The Fairview Coffee Estate
If you want to have a truly immersive experience, Fairview Coffee Estate is a farm that you just must visit. Before participating in a coffee-tasting session led by a knowledgeable barista, you will tour the factory and surrounding fields. You can then relax with a cup of your favourite blend in the gorgeous gardens, which are dotted with waterfalls, birds, and rare flora.

Kazuri Bead Factory
Kazuri, which translates to “little and lovely” in Swahili, began as a modest beading studio. The exquisite beads portray Kenya’s wildlife and culture. The business employs over 400 women and exports the exquisite beads to other nations. You will discover that each bead is distinctive and special when you go.

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