Despite the coronavirus pandemic that continue on into the season of Easter there is no harm in dreaming. Many dream of white sandy beaches and lazy afternoons. Maybe its time try something new and adventurous, camping.
Luckily Kenya is full of really exciting camping sites. It has been proved that camping reduces stress and improves your physical and emotional well-being, so why not give it a try.
Here are 5 camping sites that you could have visited this Easter if it was not for COVID-19:
1.Rapids Camp, Sagana
Rapid camp is an adventurous camping site located along River Sagana. It is known for its outdoor activities such as water rafting, canoeing and kayaking. It has awesome camping packages that include team building activities and other interesting games. You can pitch a tent next to the river and enjoy firsthand view of the landscape that surrounds the camp. If you enjoy boot camping, hiking and bird-watching then Rapids Camp is the place to be.
Take a drive to the outskirts of Nairobi, and visit the lakeside town of Naivasha. It’s well known for its many camping sites and hotels including Camp Carnelley’s. The camping area is located right next to Lake Naivasha. It offers the best outdoor atmosphere that will definitely leave you mesmerized. You can either carry your own tent or rent one from them.
They have a bar, bandas and a kitchen that are fully stocked in case you are not planning on staying in a tent.
3. Wildebeest Eco Camp
It is located in Langata Nairobi just next to Mamba Village. This is a perfect place for the city folks who are looking for a place to experience the country side of life.
They provide all kinds of camping facilities. A low budget simple tent to a luxurious tent with inbuilt facilities similar to those of a hotel room. Ideal camping site for those looking for a one night get away not far from the big city’s main.
4. Kongoi Camp
You want to enjoy one of the world’s wonders, Kongoni camp gives you a beautiful view of Mt. Kenya, especially in the morning. One can also go for a hike up the Mountain ranges. I assure you that spending one or two nights at this eclectic site will leave you fascinated by enjoying what the highest mountain in Kenya has to offer.
5. Camp Ya Kanzi
Camp Ya Kanzi is an award winning camping site located in the Maasai region. The site is at the foot of Chyulu Hills. While at this site, you enjoy the Maasai culture, wildlife and wilderness accommodation. You get to enjoy Kenya’s finest wildlife experience and relax at the same time.
There are a lot of camping sites around the country. You cannot visit all of them but here are 5 to get you started. Go enjoy yourself and appreciate what this beautiful country have to offer us.