Turkana is amongst the driest and hottest regions in Kenya. Within it, there is Lake Turkana and the Blood Red Alkaline Lake. The lake has a high concentration of salt, and its salinity increases during the dry season. The remaining warm water containing high salt concentration is a prime breeding ground for Dunaliella algae.
Marafa-Hells Kitchen is an incredible natural wonder that is easily accessible from Malindi. The reason behind the name “Hell’s Kitchen” is because temperatures rise to 50 degrees celsius. The canyon was originally formed by compacted clay soil. During the rainy season, soil erosion occurs, creating Canyons. The depth of the depression increases as the
Lake Logipi is a saline, alkaline lake that lies at the northern end of the arid Suguta Valley in the northern Kenya Rift. It is separated from Lake Turkana by the Barrier volcanic complex, a group of young volcanoes that last erupted during the late 19th century or early 20th century. Saline hot springs
Mt Satima, also known as Ol Donyo Le Satima, a Maasai word meaning “mountain of the bull calf”, and dragon’s teeth, which is part of its ecosystem, is a mountain in the Aberdare ranges in Shamata town, Nyandarua county. Mt Satima is the highest at about 4,001m above sea level (ASL), making it the highest
The charming waterfalls are found at the slopes of Mt Kenya. The drive takes you over two-hour road trip from Nairobi to the Castle forest station, where the adventure begins through the serene forest to an enchanting kamweti waterfall, and back. The trail up is reasonably moderate: with dense montane forest, lush stands of
Close to the Nairobi National Park. This Orphanage takes in elephant calves and rhinos from all over Kenya which were orphaned by poaching. Showing is only once per day from 11am-12pm and gives you a great opportunity to interact directly with baby elephants. At the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, you can mingle with impossibly