26 great reasons to visit We love Mombasa, but then again, who doesn’t? The sandy shores mixed with the Swahili heritage, topped off with a gorgeous climate makes Mombasa one of the country’s top places to visit. In celebration of this wonderful city, Fly540 has compiled an A-Z of reasons to love Mombasa A is […]
For over a thousand years, the island of Lamu has been welcoming travellers, claiming its rightful place as a valuable point on Africa’s east coast. Merchants from as far away as India and the Arabian Peninsula would bring in spices and trade them for precious items like gold and ivory. At different points in history […]
Malindi is one of the most charming and sophisticated town’s on Kenya’s coast and boasts several worthwhile sights, its own marine national park and some fantastic stretches of beach. The city is exceptionally popular among Italian tourists. Malindi is served with a domestic airport and a highway between Mombasa and Lamu. The nearby Watamu resort […]
Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya and in Africa. The reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant, and it is for this reason a visitor hardly misses to see the big five (buffalo, elephant, leopard, […]
Lodwar is the capital of Turkana county. Founded in 1933 when by trader named Shah Mohamed. Turkana county is known for intricately woven baskets ranging in size from minute to 100L size. Women at the market hawk wares such as brooms, baskets, makekas (woven sleeping mats), beads, and tire sandals.
Lamu is Kenya’s oldest continually inhabited town, and was one of the original Swahili settlements along coastal East Africa. Founded in 1370, it is the headquarters of Lamu County and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Homa Bay lies near Mount Homa (in the Luo language Got Marahuma or God Uma [“famous mountain”]) and Ruma National Park, the latter noted for Jackson’s hartebeests and roan antelope The government has also released reticulated giraffes into the park.
Nanyuki is famous for farms, ranches, game parks and wildlife conservancies in the region. It’s also the base for people seeking to climb Mount Kenya, the most famous landmark in the country. The Equator line passes 6.5 km south of this town. Nanyuki is a cosy venue for star gazing under the magnificent night sky.
Garissa is a market center and the commercial hub of the Garissa County. As the capital of Garissa County, Garissa is the seat of the County Government of Garissa as well as the County Assembly. The Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary, situated 5 km south of Garissa, is home to endangered wildlife including the Rothschild giraffe, gerenuk […]
Isiolo is at the heart of Kenya, a crucial and strategic gateway between Northern and Southern Kenya. The Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba National Reserves lie north of the town, while Lewa Downs reserve is located south of Isiolo. The Meru National Park lies in the North East of the town.