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Five (5) Breath Taking Holiday Destinations Sites in Nakuru County.

Nakuru county was the headquarter of the former Rift Valley province. In December 2021, Nakuru was awarded a charter by President Uhuru Kenyatta, making it Kenya's fourth City. The following are beautiful tourist attraction sites found in Nakuru County.

Hell's Gate National Park

Hell's Gate is located in Naivasha constituency, Nakuru county, an estimated 110 km from the Kenya Capital Nairobi. The lovely scenery provides a variety of entertaining activities such as cycling through the park, hiking up gorges and cliffs, and watching wildlife ranging from Zebras, Giraffes and Gazelles. Indeed paying a visit to Hell's Gate is a memorable experience.Picture courtesy

Kariandusi Prehistoric site

This archaeological site is believed to be the source of the first man, located in Gilgil, Nakuru, about 127km from Nairobi City; it is a beautiful place to visit and learn more about the early human life history. There is a Museum where artefacts and early human remains are well stored.Picture courtesy

Lake Nakuru National Park

Located at the outskirts of Nakuru town, the Park is adjacent to Lake Nakuru, which is famous globally because of Flamingos. The park, established in 1961, is home to many wild animals, including Warthogs, Baboons, Rhinos and buffalo. Watching the thrilling pink colour of flamingos covering Lake Nakuru remains one of the best life experiences.Picture courtesy

Lord Egerton Castle

The monument is in Njoro, 14km from Nakuru town. The Castle, owned by Maurice Egerton, has an exciting history behind love betrayal. The famous Egerton University was named after the British National Lord Egerton.Picture courtesy

Menengai creator

The massive creator is 10 km from Nakuru town, formed due to volcano activities in the Great Rift Valley. Thousands of tourists visit the beautiful scenery to enjoy themselves while climbing up and down the cliffs.Picture courtesy

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