6 Top Safe Tourist Attractions in Kenya Places to Visit in 2022

Mr Frederick January 3, 2022 0 Comments

6 Top Safe Tourist Attractions in Kenya Places to Visit  During Covid-19 & how to Stay Safe During Your Trip.

There are many great reasons to visit  safe Tourist Attractions in Kenya in 2022, besides the obvious fact that there is plenty to see and do here at home while international travel remains on pause.

Exploring our home country also brings a host of benefits to the local economy. The more of us that travel locally, the more money that can be injected into the domestic tourism market, which in turn helps support regional communities that rely on travel to sustain them.


What are the top Tourist Attractions in Kenya?


Do you fancy travelling domestically during this pandemic period? These are the six top places to visit in Kenya as guided by our local travel insurance expert.




Fort Jesus

Fort Jesus is a fort located on Mombasa Island. Designed by Italian Giovanni Battista Cairati, it was built between 1593 and 1596, by order of King Philip I of Portugal and Philip II of Spain, to guard the Old Port of Mombasa.


Fort Jesus was the only fort maintained by the Portuguese on the Swahili coast and is recognized as a testament to the first successful attempt by a Western power to establish influence over the Indian Ocean trade.


Address: Ndia Kuu Rd, Mombasa


Key Tour Activity: Wandering the fort grounds is an insightful journey through Mombasa’s history.





Mount Kenya
Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. The highest peaks of the mountain are Batian, Nelion and Point Lenana.

Mount Kenya is in the former Eastern and Central provinces of Kenya, now Meru, Embu, Laikipia, Kirinyaga, Nyeri and Tharaka Nithi counties, about 90 kilometers north of the equator, around 150 km north-northeast of the capital Nairobi. Mount Kenya is the source of the name of the Republic of Kenya.


Key site Activities.

  • Hiking
  • Multi-day touring
  • 4WD Tours
  • Overnight tours
  • Nature & wildlife




Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley lakes at an elevation of 1,754 m above sea level. It lies to the south of Nakuru, in the rift valley of Kenya and is protected by Lake Nakuru National Park.


Key site Activities

  • Hiking
  • Day trips
  • Private day trips
  • Rail tours
  • Nature & wildlife

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy is located in northern Kenya. It was formed in 1995.


It is a wildlife sanctuary incorporating the Ngare Ndare Forest and covering over 62,000 acres.


The Conservancy is home to a wide variety of wildlife including the rare and endangered black rhinos, Grevy’s zebras and sitatungas. It also includes the big five.


Lewa holds over 12% of Kenya’s eastern black rhinoceros population and the largest single population of Grevy’s zebras in the world.


Key site Activities


  • Forest camping & wild elephants


Lake Turkana

Lake Turkana, formerly known as Lake Rudolf, is a lake in the Kenyan Rift Valley, in northern Kenya, with its far northern end crossing into Ethiopia. It is the world’s largest permanent desert lake and the world’s largest alkaline lake.


By volume it is the world’s fourth-largest salt lake after the Caspian Sea, Issyk-Kul, and Lake Van, and among all lakes it ranks 24th.


Key site Activities

  • Namunyak Wilderness
  • Sibiloi Wilderness
  • Desert Wilderness
  • Chalbi Desert


Lamu Fort

Lamu Fort is a fortress in the town of Lamu in northeastern Kenya. Originally situated on the waterfront, the fort today is in a central position in the town, about 70 metres from the main jetty on the shore.










Tips on How to Stay Safe During your Domestic Travel in Kenya

Whether travelling by air, rail, or road, it is important to remember to:

  • Find ways to get around.


  • Keep as much as distance as possible from other passengers.


  • Avoid any physical touch and crowds.


  • Always wear a face mask over your mouth and nose throughout the journey.


  • Wash or sanitize your hands after touching any surfaces or handles.




After travel, it is recommended to self-monitor for any possible COVID-19 symptoms and get tested if any arise. Also ensure that you are covered with a Covid-19 Insurance Cover.


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