many ways, Kenya is the entire African continent in microcosm.
It is a land of dramatic contrasts where endless horizons,
breathtaking scenery, snowcapped mountain, wondrous wildlife,
sun-drenched beaches and the azure waters of the Indian
Ocean fulfill your every expectation.
the old and the new exist side by side in harmony. In
the middle of a game park, far from any urban centers,
visitors can enjoy the luxuries of hot showers and gourmet
meals. Modern Nairobi with its skyscrapers and up-to-date
shopping malls contrast greatly with the typical African
mud villages on its outskirts. Then there is the western
mode dominating the streets of Nairobi against the traditionally
attired Masai just a few miles away leading their nomadic
way of life, totally oblivious to the progress of civilization.
These disparities form the charm of Kenya.
covers an area the size of France. Additionally, it straddles
the Equator thus enjoying beautiful climate all year round
with warm sunny days and cool nights. Altitudes range
from sea level to the peak of Mt. Kenya at 5199m, the
second highest mountain in Africa.
has some of the best National Parks and game reserves
in Africa that host incredible diversity of wildlife.
Also over 40 different tribes live side by side, each
with its own culture producing a kaleidoscope of tradition
and folklore. These include: