A trip to Kenya, where the human civilization began

Posted by kirrily santos on October 24th, 2017

With 47 different communities in Kenya, including Bantus and Nilotes, the country features a diverse population that integrates ethnic groups such as Kikuyu, Luhya, Luo, Kamba, Maasai, and Turkana. Most of these tribes converse in their ethnic language while the official languages of Kenya are English and Swahili. Such sundry population endows Kenya with a cornucopia of myriads of traditions and cultures. Amongst them, the most prominent sect includes the Swahili who are coast-dwellers, the Bantu occupying the central and western regions, and Nilotic in the northwest. Also, the Maasai culture in Kenya is the most celebrated in Kenya and is known all over the world.

As the population, the main-stream music in Kenya also integrates multiple facets in addition to the different types of folk music in several languages. The sound of the drum dominates the musical happenings and you must keep an ear out for the famed Congolese cavacha rhythm. You can acquaint yourself with the local music tunes on the sub-urban radio channels. The pop music here is called Benga and uses the modern instruments such as bass, guitar, and other percussion instruments.

The food in Kenya mostly comprises of chapati, mahamri, boiled sweet potatoes or yams. The Luo people are known for their fish preparations while a taste of the sour milk popular among the Kalenjin is a must-indulge. You can find several fast food joints in cities that include Subway and KFC.

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya and will probably be the first halt in your Kenya tour package. You can head for wildlife safaris from Nairobi. Check out the Maasai Mara Reserve, which is known for its annual wildebeest migrations, and Amboseli National Park, which gives you a breathtaking view of Tanzania's 5,895m Mt. Kilimanjaro. The Kenya tour packages incorporate safaris, staying, camping, nightlife, and resorts and help you explore and get a closure to the culture and traditions of the country. Also, do visit the Nairobi National Museum that will give you an experience of the native art and natural history of Kenya. Water sports enthusiasts can dive and soak in the marine glamor at the Watamu Marine National Park. Amidst the Great African Lakes is the Victoria Lake and offers a scenic view and a peek into the lives of hippopotamus and is a great place for fishing. Visit Mombasa for beaches and seaside resorts during your tour of Kenya.

There are several tour packages for Kenya available online. Book your Kenya tour packages with Goomo and save money while making the most of your vacation.

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