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OVERVIEW

Kenya is one of the world’s great tourism destinations, known for its remarkable diversity of landscapes, wildlife and cultures.

It has scooped many International awards over the years. In 2016, Kenya received several awards in the 23rd World Travel Awards. The awards include;

  • World’s Leading Safari Destination.
  • Africa's Leading Beach Destination - Diani Beach, Kenya.
  • Africa's Leading Destination - Mombasa, Kenya.
  • Africa's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination - Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Africa's Leading National Park - Masaai Mara, Kenya.
  • Africa's Leading Tourist Board - Kenya Tourism Board.

The country has assorted attractions which include white sandy beaches, spectacular birdlife, tropical forests, cultural diversity, conference tourism, snow capped mountains, agro tourism and wildlife safari.

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Kenya is home to six unique world heritage sites identified by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World heritage sites namely: Mount Kenya National Park and Natural forest, Fort Jesus, Old Town Lamu, Kenya Lake system in the Great Rift Valley, the Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forest and Turkana National Park.

   

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Other attractions in Kenya include; Maralal International Camel Derby, Mawlid celebrations in Lamu, Kakamega forest, Lake Victoria, Kamba carvings and Maasai market.

 

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The following websites will also be useful to you:

  1. Magical Kenya http://www.magicalkenya.com
  2. Kenya Forest Service http://www.kenyaforestservice.org
  3. Kenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers http://www.kahc.co.ke
  4. Kenya Investment Authority  http://www.investmentkenya.com
  5. The Kenya Tourist Development Corporation http://www.ktdc.co.ke
  6. Brand Kenya Board http://www.brandkenya.co.ke/
  7. Export Promotion Council (EPC) http://www.epckenya.org
  8. Eco-Tourism Society of Kenya http://www.ecotourismkenya.org
  9. Conference tourism directory – Go Places directory
  10. Kenya Hotel & Restaurant Guide – Click here to open
  11. Investment procedures and opportunities in Kenyan national parks and reserves – click here to open

 

  1. Charter flight operators
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CONTACTS

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OPENING HOURS

Main Office

Monday to Friday

9:00am to 5:00pm

 

Summer

9:00am to 4:00pm

Consular Section/ Ufficio Visti

Monday to Thursday

9:30am to 12:30pm