Masai Mara National Reserve
Is the best known and most popular wildlife reserve in AfricaIt is in the norther-most section of the Mara Serengeti ecosystem which covers 25,000km square in Tanzania and Kenya.Serengeti national park to the south,the oloololo/siria escarpment to the west. The sand, Talek river and Mara river are the major rivers flowing through the reserve. Annual wilderbeest migration from the Serengeti into the Mara from june to october.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lies 140 km north-west on Nairobi in Nakuru county.The Alkaline lake has a crusty shoreline,surrounded by wooded and bushy grasslands.It is famous for the flamingos(Greater and Lesser) that turn the shorline crimson including 450 species of birds.The park is reach in wildlife with both species of rhinos(the black and the white) buffalo,lions,leopards,cheetah,momkeys vervet monkeys and the resident wilderbeest.
Amboseli National Park
(From Nairobi to Amboseli National Park is 240Kilometers).The national park embodies five main wildlife habitats (open plains, acacia woodland, rocky thorn bush country, swamps and marshland and covers part of Pleistocene lake basin, now dry). Amboseli is famous for its big game and its great scenic beauty and the landscape is dominated by the towering Mount Kilimanjaro. Amboseli has over 80 different mammals ranging from the tiny (and rarely seen) spectacled elephant, shrew to the huge bulk of elephant. Few visitors will go home without superb elephant pictures with Kilimanjaro as a backdrop. There are over 400 bird species.
The Park has an airstrip at Empusel gate. There is also an airstrip for light aircraft at the Park headquarters (Olekelunyiet). Other airstrips exist at Kilimanjaro, Buffalo Lodge and Namanga town.