Top 10 things to do in Kenya

Watch the pink flamingos of Lake Nakuru
1. Watch the pink flocks of flamingos circling the skies above Lake Nakuru, where the occasional white rhino trots along the shore


Spot the \"Big 5\" in the Maasai Mara
2. The open grasslands of the Maasai Mara make it an ideal spot for wildlife viewing. The “Big Five”, giraffes, wildebeest, hippopotami and zebras are just a few of the magnificent animals that can be spotted in this beautiful park


The beaches of Malindi are some of the best in Africa
3. The beaches of Malindi are some of the best in Africa with clear turquoise waters, white sands and vibrant sunsets


Mount Kenya is the highest peak in the country
4. Mount Kenya is the highest peak in the country and one of the most dramatic mountains in Africa. Make your way to the summit or just admire from below


Tribeswomen, Masai Mara, Kenya
5. Visit a Maasai village and discover the colourful and semi-nomadic culture of the Maasai Mara warriors


Amboseli National Park - the best place in Kenya to get close to free-ranging elephants
6. Under the spectacular views across the Tanzanian border to Mount Kilimanjaro lies Amboseli National Park, the best place in Kenya to get close to free-ranging elephants


Old Town in Lamu Island is a well preserved Swahili settlement
7. Old Town in Lamu Island is a well preserved Swahili settlement built from coral stone and mangrove timber and a fantastic place to get a glimpse of old Africa


Fruit market, Nairobi, Kenya
8. Nairobi is the busy capital of Kenya and has many wonderful museums which are perfect for escaping the heat and hustle of the city


Camp under the stars
9. Camp under the stars – the perfect way to save some money and really get in touch with the landscape and people of Kenya


White sandy beach, Mombasa, Kenya
10. Eat coconuts right off the trees. At any point along the coast a quick tip to an adventurous tree climber will get you a fresh coconut, sweet and delicious