Kenya, a land of diverse landscapes is home to a variety of wildlife attractions and cultures. Being the epicenter for the large scale annual migration, which sees more than 1 million wildebeest and 200,000 zebras cross the Mara River.
The Maasai Mara in Kenya is one of the best safari locations to view the popular Big 5, which includes the Lion, Leopard, Cape-Buffalo, Rhino and the majestic African Elephant. Visiting the safari destinations such as the national parks and viewing the annual migration between June and September is a big tourist attraction and is listed among the Seven Natural Wonders of Africa.
The country has a wide variety of terrains that expands from Lake Victoria to Lake Turkana and further south-east to the Indian Ocean renders travelers a wide range of biomes to experience. During a Kenya safari you can visit Lake Victoria which is the largest tropical fresh-water lake in the world, which means the variety of animals and plants this country can accommodate is massive. Making this one of the richest countries in the world when it comes to natural beauty.
Tourism in Kenya contributes to 61% of GDP, which boast the largest number of tourists from Germany and the United Kingdom. The main attractions being the coastal beaches and the popular Game Reserves, notably the East and Tsavo West National Park, which stretches 20,808 square kilometers (8,034 sq miles) in the South-East.