Unique landscapes inhabited by wild animals, grandiose peaks offering challenging ascents, and a splendid coastline protected by a long coral reef - with its beaches, mangroves, savannahs, vast deserts and equatorial forests, Kenya is a perfect adventure playground. Its national parks and nature reserves are renowned across the globe and are the perfect destination for an exciting African safari, during which you may well see lions, buffalo, elephants, gazelles and leopards. Whether in the plains, on the high plateaux, or in the Rift valley , hikers and photographers will fall under the spell of Kenya's vast open landscapes. At the same time, the country also appeals to beach lovers with its idyllic Indian Ocean coastline of long white sandy beaches, such as Diani beach, and its crystal-clear waters dotted with coral reefs. Learn all about Swahili culture as you stroll through the old town of Lamu, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, explore the remarkable archaeological site of Gedi, or explore the picturesque narrow streets of Mombasa. This East African country guarantees a truly unforgettable holiday.