Enjoy Your Game in Exotic Surroundings
Kenya is world famous for its animal safaris, but this diverse destination offers much more than wildlife. If you are a golfer, this is one of the most spectacular venues in the world. In the Rift Valley are stunning landscapes of calderas and volcanic cones, along with mountains and lakes. Golf lodges here offer balcony views where you can watch buffalo and antelope congregate at local watering holes. Golf tours in Kenya can be designed to provide your own unique experience based on your golfing preferences.
Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city and has its own national park where you can see herds of zebra, wildebeest, buffalo, giraffe, lion, rhino, and many other species. Nairobi is also a golfer’s haven, with five 18-hole courses to choose from. The Kenya Open, part of the European PGA Challenge Tour in Africa, is held at the Muthaiga Golf Club in Nairobi annually. Golf tours in Kenya can ensure that while you are there, you can appreciate the night life or the abundant restaurants that offer a range of cuisine. You can choose to visit the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage where you see baby elephants and rhinos orphaned by poachers, or tour the Karen Blixen Museum, the woman whose life inspired the movie Out of Africa. In fact, the Karen Country Club is on Karen Blixen’s former coffee estate. This course is surrounded by forests and wetlands full of flowers and birds. Another popular golf course is the Limuru Country Club, which lies in the foothills with views of tea plantations.
Mombasa is located on the coast of Kenya and is the second largest city. Old Town is a beautiful historic district with unique shops, winding streets, and vintage mosques that date as far back as 1300 AD. With a strong Muslim heritage, Old Town abounds in various styles of Arabic architecture. You may also wish to visit Fort Jesus, a 16th-century Portuguese fort that once guarded this internationally important port. Fort Jesus now houses a historical museum. Golf tours in Kenya will give you the opportunity to visit the shore of the Indian Ocean with its beautiful white sand beach, and explore three 18 hole and two 9 hole courses of Mombasa. The most popular golfing is at the Nyali Country club, a coastal course where velvet monkeys play in the trees along the fairways. Nyali has testing short rough and several doglegs, and a resident professional who can provide training to guests.
Golf tours in Kenya give you the opportunity to play your favorite sport in one of the world’s most picturesque locales. If you are interested in golf tours in Kenya, look for a tour company that can offer you a tour that gives the best golfing experience along with Kenya’s exceptional natural and cultural resources. Visit Designer Tours & Travel.