Mombasa and the southern coastline with turquoise blue waters and white sand beaches are a perfect holiday get-away that many suggest is a tropical paradise. The Indian Ocean's colorful coral reefs and drop-offs are a scuba divers haven with sea turtles, dolphins and a plethora of reef fish.
Meru is the least visited of Kenya's larger national parks. This park was the setting for Joy Adamson's book "Born Free" and it remains nearly unspoiled even today. The scenery is varied, wild and beautiful, from woodlands to wide-open high grassy plains and has many rivers running through it.
Samburu, Buffalo Springs & Shaba National Parks, set in the semi-desert regions of northern Kenya, is where water yields life. Meandering through all three reserves and creating lush verdant river bank forests, the Ewaso Nyiro river draws great numbers of wildlife and some species not found elsewhere in Kenya.
Mt. Kenya is Africa's second highest mountain peak. An extinct volcano, Mt. Kenya is straddled across the equator with altitudes ranging from 11,000 - 17,058 ft. Mt. Kenya can be climbed by experienced or very physically fit adventure enthusiasts and high altitude trekkers.
Photographers & landscape lovers find the scenery in Aberdares to be unsurpassable. The mountain ranges of Aberdares have peaks that soar to almost 13,000 ft, then plunge down to v-shaped ravines with streams and rivers, cascading waterfalls and a wide variety of flora & fauna - it's a place of unspoken beauty.
Lake Naivasha, a large shallow freshwater lake dotted with papyrus trees, is a world class birding destination about a one hours drive from Nairobi. The fish eagle is a common site along with hundreds of other species of bird life. Famous for bird watching safaris.