Kenya

East Africa

Kenya

The tourism sector in Kenya, provides beach tourism, eco-tourism, cultural tourism, and sports tourism across different parts of the country

Kenya lies at the coast of the Indian ocean in East Africa with more than 20 National Parks and 6 National Game reserves encompassing savannah, lakes, lands, the Great Rift Valley and mountain highlands. It’s home to wildlife big five like lions, elephants and rhinos, with famous safari visit to the Maasai Mara Reserve, known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, offering great views of Tanzania’s 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Tourism in Kenya is the second-largest source of foreign exchange revenue, following agriculture. While Kenya Wildlife Service is responsible for managing National Parks, Game Reserves and Sanctuaries, Kenya Tourism Board is responsible for maintaining information pertaining to the sector tourism in Kenya, a sector that provides beach tourism, eco-tourism, cultural tourism, and sports tourism across different parts of the country.

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Important Facts

Country

Kenya

Visa Requirements

Visa in not needed for East Africans. Everyone else need a visa.

Languages spoken

English & Swahili

Currency used

Kenyan Shlling, US Dollar, Euro, GBP

Area (km2)

580,367 km2