Situated in the heart of Africa, Kenya shares borders with the Indian Ocean to the East and 5 countries; Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania. The Great Rift Valley runs through the country from North to South. Kenya is named after Africa’s second highest peak, Mount Kenya and is also home to Lake Victoria, the second largest freshwater lake in the world. Thousands of visitor’s travel to Kenya every year fascinated by the stunning landscapes that sweep the country, from the beautiful white sand beaches of the Indian Ocean to the parched deserts on the lakeshores to the rolling plains of the Maasai Mara. The National Parks of Kenya are home to thousands of animal species and the Great Migration of millions of wildebeest from the Serengeti in Tanzania into the Maasai Mara in Kenya, across the pulsing Mara River, is one of the greatest spectacles on earth. Throughout the country, old cultures meld with new, and ancient traditions sit alongside modern customs in a country that truly is a thriving multi -cultural centre.