Holidaying in Kenya – Safari and What Else?

An expedition to watch and study the natural habitat is a unique way to spend your vacation period. It goes without saying that the Kenyan Safari is the best safari trip in the world. Scores of people from almost every corner of the world come to enjoy the natural beauty of Kenyan Safari. As you expect, during the safari you will be able to closely see various kinds of animals such as lions, tigers, elephants, giraffes and reindeers in action. The guided tour will last only for couple of hours.

Safari is not the only thing that you can enjoy at Kenya; there are several other adventures you can involve in. Here is what else you can do to make your trip even more memorable.

1. Mountain Climbing

mount-kenyaAfter your safari trip, you can try your luck at climbing Mount Kenya, the second highest mountain in Africa that has a height of 5,199 meters. The mountain has 3 peaks – Batian, Nelion, and Lenana. But only Lenana peak can be climbed by regular trekkers. Climbing the mountain is quite a challenging and adventurous experience.

2. Helicopter Safari

The road and river safari may not allow you to see the inner areas of the forests and grasslands. Sightseeing through helicopter ride will let you see stunning views of the unexplored areas of Kenya. The aerial view of Kenya’s lush greeneries, landscapes, lakes, beaches, forests and volcanoes will truly enthrall you.

3. Cycling

Renting a mountain bike is quite easy in Kenya. It is one of the best ways to experience the incredible the flora and fauna of Kenya. You can start off at the Hell’s Gate National Park and then cycle through the canyon gorge, rocky structures, volcanic mountains, and beautiful lakes.

4. River Rafting

The Tana River in Kenya is the best place for participating in activities like river rafting and kayaking. Tana River’s constant flow of the water and bustling waves will ensure that you get the best whitewater river rafting experience. While rafting, you can also enjoy the scenic beauty of the surrounding environment.

5. Hot Balloon Ride

Hot balloon ride is another fun-filled way to view the startling beauty of Kenya. Even though hot balloon ride is available at major tourist attraction spots in Kenya, Maasai Mara is the best place to go on a hot balloon ride mainly because of its picturesque beauty. Make sure you carry your camera to capture the activities of the marvelous wildlife of Maasai Mara National Reserve.

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