12 National Parks In Kenya With Breathtaking Experience.

Besides other tourist attractions sites in Kenya like sandy beaches, historical sites, and land features like Menengai crater, wildlife reserves like National Parks and game parks are among the top tourist destinations in Kenya.

Kenya has a rich nature that attracts hundreds of tourists from foreign countries to come and experience the beauty, culture, and heritage of her extensive land.

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National Parks are placed with serene natural environments and beautiful sceneries that accommodate wild animals to be nurtured, fed, preserved, and get protected from potential and threatening harm.

Top Ten National Parks In Kenya

Below is a list of national parks in Kenya that you would not mind visiting in Kenya either as a foreign or domestic tourist.

1. MAASAI MARA NATIONAL PARK.

MAASAI MARA NATIONAL PARK.
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This is the most famous National Park in Kenya. It has the highest concentration of the big 5 (Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant, and the Buffalo). It is also known for the phenomenal annual migration of the wild beast from Serengeti. It is situated in the southwest of Kenya, covering an area of 1,510 square km (583 square miles),

2. CHYULU HILLS NATIONAL PARK.

CHYULU HILLS NATIONAL PARK.
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These are prehistoric volcanic mountains in southern Kenya. It has a large population of mammals including all the big 5. It is also well known for a large number of poisonous snakes. Apart from the wildlife found there, there are many other activities like horse riding, camping, mountain climbing and bird watching to be enjoyed. The National Park is located in Makueni, 174 km from Nairobi City.

3. NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK.

NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK.
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It is the oldest National Park in the country and closest to the country’s capital. The Park is so close to Nairobi that you can see it from the city’s skyscrapers. It has a large variety of animals such as Lions, African Leopard, elephants,s and Cheetahs. Scattered bush just sides the city host variety of animals, It hosts many of endangered species of animals that are being protected and cared for. Some of the activities to be enjoyed include the camping sites and trails for hiking.

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4. ABERDARE NATIONAL PARK.

It’s located in Aberdare Mountain Range in central Kenya, east of the East African Rift Valley. It covers the highland areas and the Aberdare Salient to the east.
It has a large variety of wild animals including the big 5, wild dogs, side-stripped jackals, many species of monkeys, and rare species like the African golden cat. They charge 250ksh for an East African adult and 200ksh for an East African child to access the park. For foreign on nonresidential adults, it’s 30USD and 20 USD for students and children.

5. LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK