The magnificent continent of great adventures, Africa and its tourism cannot settle without the likes of magical Kenya who recently hosted US celebrity Ellen DeGeneres who spent her May vacation at the Giraffe Manor in Nairobi where she shared clips of her adventures at the property.
Her trip which received the needed attention was also topped with cravings when former US president Barack Obama revisited his roots before leaving for his Nelson Mandela Speech in Jo’burg. His trip is expected to boost the tourism sector in 2019!
Indeed, Kenya is one of the world’s leading tourist destinations for a good vacation with its top notched safari destinations.
Its safari and beach products received a boost with the Maasai Mara Game Reserve being voted Africa’s leading national park and Diani beach as Africa’s leading beach destination
The country scooped major World Travel Awards in various categories in December 2017 cementing a fact that Kenya is rich and has dynamic offerings within the counties.
There’s a melting point with an endless scoot of activities and fun in the East African country. A world on its own and centre for adventures and animal safaris.
From snow-capped mountains to the deep Rift Valley with its extinct volcanoes and hot springs, Kenya offers a breathtaking natural beauty that is distinctly spectacular.
You can get a chance to practice marathon running with the world’s greatest athletes and gold medalists, on the hills of the Great Rift Valley. Try eating ‘nyama choma’ with the locals, or sip wine aboard a sailing dhow on the calm waters of the Indian Ocean. Whatever your interests, you will be spoiled with choices in Kenya.
And oh, for music lovers, you aren’t even left out! Avril’s music is a big issue in the pubs and local shop. A daily dose of Kenya music is almost everywhere.
One destination to look out for on the Gogo Falls road is an exclusive boutique hotel, set in 12 acres of private land within 140 acres of indigenous forest in the Langata suburb of Nairobi. The Safari Collection’s Giraffe Manor where you literally can have your supper with Giraffes!
The most fascinating thing about the Giraffe Manor is its herd of resident Rothschild’s giraffe who may visit morning and evening, sometimes poking their long necks into the windows in the hope of a treat. Fortunately, the manor provides guests with snacks to feed the giraffes right from the breakfast or dining table.
With its stately façade, elegant interior, verdant green gardens, sunny terraces and delightful courtyards, guests often remark that it’s like walking into the film ‘Out of Africa’ whenever they visit Nairobi’s most iconic buildings, Giraffe Manor.
As a country with its coastline on the Indian Ocean, home to wildlife like lions, elephants and rhinos from its capital Nairobi, it encompasses Savannah, Lakeland, the dramatic Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands for all the tourism pleasures one may seek.
Open sandstone expanses await visitors to Hell’s Gate National Park from Nairobi. Here, you’re spoiled for choice of a safari drive or bike ride, followed by a hike then a visit to Maasai community, and optional boat ride on Lake Naivasha.
Ngong Hills Hiking Tour
If you enjoy hiking like me, then you can be ready for Ngong Hills Hiking Tour where you’ll trek through the Ngong Forest Reserve from Nairobi into the scenic Ngong Hills. You’ll set out on a trail that crosses each of the reserve’s seven hills, with the option to summit three or tackle the entire series, enjoying views of the Great Rift Valley and the Nairobi skyline as you walk.
There’s More! Safari Cat Dancers Show And Dinner
For Nairobi settlers, the dancing and dinning under an African Makuti is one’s dearest dream. The African dancers will showcase dance moves that will keep one glued to the stage. What else is better after dinning on various meat roasted on open fire with your favorites accompaniments.
The live show will make the food settle and digested properly. While dining there will be live band playing a mixture of Swahili, African and Country Music. What better way to spend your evening.
For first time visitors to Africa, first flocked to East Africa’s Kenya to enjoy safaris on your next trip.