Have Queries? Fill in the form below & get the best deals.
You missed this
You missed this
You missed this
You missed this
I accept Privacy Policy and I authorise Thomas Cook to contact me with details

Places to visit in Kenya

When you travel to Kenya, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Kenya, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Kenya to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Kenya things to do can include exploring Kenya attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Attractions in kenya


Built by the Portuguese, was meant to safeguard them during the war. Soldiers used the fort as a barrack and later it was converted to a prison. It is in Mombasa island.  It is an important tourist destination as a historical site for the East African region and included in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Kenya offers a complete package for a thrilling & fun-filled experience with friends or family. Get your online visa application ready & enjoy Kenya tourism without any regrets!


Jamia Mosque  in Nairobi is built in the Arabic Muslim style in which you can find numerous domes on the roof and Quranic inscriptions on the marble walls. Non Muslims are not allowed inside. Shops occupy one side of the premises to collect rent and to produce income for the mosque. Holy Ghost Cathedral at Nyerere Ave in Mombasa is built under neo gothic architecture.


LamuMuseum in LamuIsland exhibits Swahili culture, Maulid festival, history of Lamu, tribals of pre-Muslim days, Boni, the elephant hunters. The highlight of the collection is the 17th century ceremonial horns. KisumuMuseum in kisumu displays items used by African people in everyday life including stuffed animals birds.


Established in 1946is located at a distance of a 10 minutes drive from the city center. Though the area is small, it preserves a large number of wildlife population including the rhinoceros.


Masai Mara National Reserveis the top tourist attraction of Kenya. Thousands of tourists visit this park to watch the annual migration of zebras and wild beasts.Each year during July to October, millions of zebras and wild beasts migrate from Tanzania Serengeti.


You can visit the urban cities or the villages and stay with the people and watch their lives and be a part of their family so that you can understand their culture and traditions better. Kenya has 42 tribes. El Molo villages at the shores of Lake Turkana, AlegoNyangomaKogelo village in Western Kenya, the ancestral home of Barrack Obama or the Swahili villages are some places you can stay in and explore the culture.


Malindi and its MarinePark is the most attractive tourist destination of Kenya. All types of water sports are conducted on its beaches and coral reef areas. There is also a domestic airport. A highway to Lamu and Mombasa is also here.

Activities in kenya

international-tourism/kenya-tourism/places-to-visit-in-kenya/adventure/1891" class="placedetailblk_hrf_static">

Kenya’s water sports are exhilarating to adventure seekers. Diving in the water is a thrilling experience in Kenya. MombasaNorthCoast has several top class diving sites.

international-tourism/kenya-tourism/places-to-visit-in-kenya/relaxation/1892" class="placedetailblk_hrf_static">

Walking Safaris in Kenya with professional guides will take you close to nature. You will feel the beautiful weather, be aware of every sound and smell including the touch of the wind.

Food in kenya


Bush gardens Restaurant in Lamu is a favourite meeting point for many tourists. It specializes in breakfast and seafood, the ‘monster crab’ and ‘lobster’ in Swahili sauce.

Blue Room Restaurant serves fast food and ice cream.


Kenyans eat three meals a day with snacks and tea in between the meals. Their common dishes are tea, chapatti, mahamri, porridge with bread, yams for breakfast, while meat, fish, sour milk, Ugali with vegetables are for lunch. ‘Mursik’ is their traditional drink made of milk.

Night Life in kenya


Walking Safaris in Kenya with professional guides will take you close to nature. You will feel the beautiful weather, be aware of every sound and smell including the touch of the wind.


Klub House in Nairobi has large bars with pool tables where Latin and Caribbean music is played. Nairobi Java House and Casablanca are amongst the best bars in Kenya.

Shopping in kenya


Maasai Market is held on different days in different areas of the country. You can buy African souvenirs of all kinds like beaded jewelry, baskets and other crafts. You can bargain and get them for cheaper rates. The main market in Mombasa sells fresh fruits and vegetables.


City Market in Nairobi has many stalls within which they sell clothing, jewellery, soapstones, shields, spears, drums and woodcarvings. It is a daily market.

Top International
Honeymoon Destinations
Need help? Leave your number and we will call you.