Popular National Reserves in Kenya and Tanzania

 

Kenya

Kenya is an East African nation known for its beautiful scenery and colossal wildlife preserves. The Indian Ocean coast of the continent served as a historically significant port for the entry of products from Asian and Arabian traders. Kenya is one of the most beautiful wildlife places on earth! Some of the largest and most diversified populations of species on the planet are found in its parks, reserves, and private conservancies. Your African dreams come true as you traverse expansive vistas illuminated by dreamy dawn light. When choosing which Kenyan national parks to visit, it is crucial to remember that there are 24 of them, in addition to 15 national reserves, 6 marine parks, and numerous private conservancies.

Nairobi

Kenya’s capital city is Nairobi. In addition to its metropolitan core, the city features Nairobi National Park. This sizable game reserve is home to giraffes, zebras, lions, and endangered black rhinos. 

The MaasaiMara

Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Park receives the most visitors because of the Great Wildebeest Migration, which occurs in July and August. One of the most well-known and significant wilderness and animal conservation areas in Africa, Maasai Mara, is noted for having outstanding populations of lion, African leopard, cheetah, and African bush elephant.

Lake Nakuru

Located in west-central Kenya, Lake Nakuru is one of the prominent saltwater lakes that make up the lake system in eastern Africa’s Great Rift Valley. Lake Nakuru is primarily recognised for its numerous bird species, which include large numbers of pink flamingos. It also features waterbucks, impalas, and hippopotamuses. The most well-known lake in Kenya is Lake Nakuru, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is well-known for its flamingo flocks. However, because of rising water levels, the flamingos left in 2014 and haven’t returned since because of rising water levels.

Lake Naivasha

Freshwater Lake Naivasha is located outside the town of Naivasha in Nakuru County, which is located northwest of Nairobi. Hippos and flamingos are renowned for their large concentrations in Lake Naivasha. You are almost certain to witness one of the nearly 1,500 hippos in the vicinity. The lake is a birder’s delight, with almost 400 distinct bird species.

Amboseli National Park

Southern Kenya is home to Amboseli National Park. It is well-known for its vast elephant populations and views of Tanzania’s enormous Mount Kilimanjaro. The park is celebrated as the best location in the world to come up close to elephants roaming freely. The park also allows visitors to interact with Maasai and see a Maasai village. The highest free-standing peak in the world, Mount Kilimanjaro, can also be seen from the park.

Tanzania

The most well-known nation in Africa may be Tanzania. It is the nation whose name has come to be associated with Zanzibar, Mount Kilimanjaro, and the Serengeti. Travellers from all over the world flock to Tanzania to go on safari in some of the best national parks in the world.

Kenya and Tanzania other Tours and Safari Packages

Masai Mara Safari Planning 3 days,   5 Days Lake Nakuru and Masai mara reserve safari,  5 Days Masai Mara wildebeest migration & Big 5 experience,  3 Nights 4 Days Tanzania Safari, 5 nights 6 days Safari in Northern Tanzania,  9 Nights 10 days Tanzania parks, and Zanzibar island vacation,  Zanzibar Island Tours