They call it magical Kenya for a good reason. It’s full of positive energy, beautiful scenery and friendly rafikis!
Kenya is a country filled with deep culture and rich history. It is bordered by Ethiopia in the north and Tanzania in the south. Kenya is a multilingual country with English as the official language and Swahili which is widely spoken.
In a nutshell, I will be giving you three tips on what to never miss doing while in Kenya. I know there is so much more that you can do here but the tips I will share will ensure that you create your own story to share with the world.
It can be thrilling to experience exciting adventurous activities away from your busy career life (going to work or running a business). For the water lovers, Kenya is blessed with great rivers, lakes and the Indian Ocean. Flowing with the water currents you can do water rafting, canoeing and even bungee-jumping for the daredevils.
Along the Kenyan coast especially Mombasa, Diani and Watamu, you can get spoilt for choice when it comes to outdoor fun activities. A list of water sports activities include, but not limited to scuba diving and snorkelling. There is windsurfing and kite surfing.
3 Degrees South at Kilifi Creek is a water sports centre that is well known for windsurfing and sailing. We have several Boat tours and fishing charters organised by popular hotels and resorts along the Kenyan Coast.
The allure of the calm turquoise waters under the sunny skies could be the best time to dive deep and experience a bounty of sea life. Beneath the surface of the Indian Ocean is home to rich marine and aquatic life.
If the coast is not for you, Hakuna Matata! You can head to the mountains and enjoy hiking and trekking. There is a vast adventure trails for mountain biking and if sky diving is your thing, go for it.
While in Kenya you have to go on a safari. Tafadhali! How can you miss this for crying out loud? Go on a tour to the Maasai Mara. In fact if you make to visit Kenya between mid-August and late October, you will witness the annual Wildebeest Migration. It is a very memorable sight to uphold.
Kenya is home to the “Big Five”- the lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. As you enjoy your safari, make sure you have a close shot of one of these pride of Africa gems.
The best way to remember a place is to bond with its people-the locals. Kenyans are very charming and friendly. Samahani, did you know that to enjoy the local delicacies you need to find the local food joints? Get yourself a good rafiki who will ensure you never miss the popular trending places and local events.
How will you pride to have been in Kenya if you are not able to say a few Swahili manenos like;
- Nafurahia Kenya!
(I am happy to be in Kenya)
- Nimepata marafiki wazuri!
(I have made good friends)
- Nataka kurudi tena Kenya!
(I want to come back to Kenya)
So, as you plan to travel to Kenya, get your visa details right, get affordable flight rates, learn some Swahili key phrases & words before-hand and Tafadhali carry a good camera.
Remember to bring with you the right attitude-to explore!