Named after Mount Kenya, the country is home to some stunning landscapes and sights. Kenya might be slightly down on development when compared to rest of the world, but it compensates more than enough for it by preserving and keeping intact its natural beauty and giving its guests an opportunity to see what the world would have been like if humans had not meddled with it.
Situated in the eastern side of African continent, Kenya has established itself as a potential tourist destination. Riding high on its wildlife credentials, Kenya attracts loads of tourists all through the year. The country covers an area of nearly 580,367 and shares a border with Ethopia in north, Tanzania to the south and Uganda to the west, Indian Ocean runs along the southeast side of the country, producing breathtaking coastline with some of the best beaches in Africa.
There is a national park in almost every district of Kenya. Some of the most important national parks are Nairobi National park, Mount Kenya National Park and Tsavo National Park. Apart from wildlife safaris, these parks are good for hiking and nature walks as well.
Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya. Most famous attraction of Kenya surely is Nairobi National Park which has earned it the nickname the Safari Capital of the World. Also visit the National Museum of Kenya which has on display the remains of a homo erectus boy. Other tourist cities of Kenya are Baragoi, Dadaab, Lamu and Mombasa.
Location:–Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania