Other Destinations in Kenya

There are many other destinations in Kenya including towns, national parks, national reserves, private parks, private reserves and lakes. These include:

Buffalo Springs National Reserve, please see Samburu and Shaba.

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, which was once a cattle ranch, is in northern Kenya and now hold’s over 12% of Kenya’s black rhino population. In addition to the Big Five, there are rare and endangered species such as the Grevy’s zebra and sitatunga (marshbuck).

Lake Bogoria, which is home to thousands, sometimes millions, of lesser and greater flamingo, lies in the rift valley north of Nakuru.  It is geothermal and active with geysers and hot springs. The reserve has a herd of the relatively uncommon greater kudu. Other large mammals include buffalo, zebra, cheetah, baboon, warthog, caracal, spotted hyena, impala and dik-dik.

Ol Pejeta and Sweetwater reserves offer an amazing array of wildlife, with Sweetwater having a chimpanzee sanctuary (chimps are not indigenous). Camel and horse-back safaris are also available.

Lake Turkana National Park is situated in the north of Kenya and crosses into Ethiopia and contains Central Island National Park.  Lake Turkana, formerly Lake Rudolf, is the world’s largest permanent desert lake and alkaline lake.

Lake Naivasha, Mount Kenya, Mount Longenot, Ol Donyo Sabuk, Ruma, Saiwa Swamp.

There are also several golf resorts, some with magnificent scenery and views.