Cheap Flights to Kenya
Flights to Kenya
Officially the Republic of Kenya, it is a country located in Eastern Africa lying on the equator. Kenya shares a land border with Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia. The country also shares a maritime border with the Indian Ocean to the southeast.
Kenya is popular for its game reserves as well as for the country’s coastal beaches. The more popular game reserves in Kenya are the sprawling West and East Tsavo National Park while some of the best beaches in Kenya include Diani Beach, Nyali, Vipingo, Tiwi, Watamu Beach and Bamburi Beach.
Kenya enjoys a tropical climate where it can be hot and humid along the coast, very dry in the northeastern parts and mild in the inland areas. However, it can get during nighttime and dawn thanks to the country’s high altitude.
Four international airports – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), Moi International Airport (MBA), Kisumu International Airport (KIS) and Eidoret International Airport (EDL) – serve the general population of Kenya. The Jomo Kenyatta Airport is the main gateway for visitors traveling into Kenya. Many airlines, including Kenya Airways – Kenya’s national airlines, operate flights out of Jomo Kenyatta.
When planning a holiday in Kenya, visitors are spoilt for choices on sights to see and activities to do. Here are just a few of the more popular tourist spots in Kenya to add to the itinerary:
Nairobi National Park – As its name suggests, it is a national park located in Nairobi, Kenya. It was the first national park in the country situated just around 7 kilometers from the city center. It is surrounded by an electric fence to keep the park’s wildlife from going into the metropolis. The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife as well as one of the most successful rhinoceros sanctuaries in Kenya.
Maasai Mara – Officially named the Maasai Mara National Reserve and locally referred to as just “The Mara”, it is a large game reserve located in the Narok County of Kenya. The Mara adjoins with the Serengeti National Park located in the Mara Region of Tanzania. The park is popularly known for its excellent population of various wildlife including cheetah, leopards and lions. It is also the location of the “Great Migration”, which is an annual migration to and from Serengeti of zebras, wildebeests and Thomson’s gazelles.
Giraffe Centre – Located in Karen, which is around 5 kilometers from the city center of Nairobi, the Giraffe Centre was founded to protect the Rothschild giraffe, an endangered species of giraffes found only in the grasslands of East Africa. Many visitors come to the Giraffe Centre for the opportunity to feed giraffes from an observation platform.
Lake Nakuru – Located in the south of Nakuru, the lake is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes. It is situated in Kenya’s rift valley and popularly known for the massive population of flamingos lining its shore. The flamingos are attracted to the lake thanks to its richness of algae. Visitors can also see other birds in the area as well as other large mammals including warthogs, baboons and black and white rhinos.
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