Best Holiday Destinations in Nakuru County: Tourist sites

Nakuru County is richly endowed with natural resources and heritage. Talk of lakes, flamingos, mountains, endless list. Here are awesome places to visit in Nakuru this December holiday.


  1. Lake Nakuru National Park

This is a three in one National park. There is the beautiful view of Lake Nakuru, there are also wild animals as well as birds in the park. Lake Nakuru has flamingoes which will steal the show especially when its your first time seeing them.

  1. Hells Gate National Park
Hell’s gate bike trail

This is yet another! Its parked with lots of bird species which you’ll get to watch. It also has ample space for picnics and of course; hiking through the caves. You will always be given a guide who is familiar with the place so as to make your tour more exciting, enjoyful and educative.

  1. Mount Longonot

You may want to hike on this mountain or simply visit to have a look at it.

Mt. Longonot National Park
  1. Mount Suswa

It’s not as high as the previous but it’s another beautiful sight, with some animals around and of course there is a provision for hiking there.

  1. Lake Elementaita
Lake Elementaita

Never seen pelicans? They are found there in plenty. It is also amazing to gaze at this wide lake.

Other places are Hyrax Hill museum, Njoro caves and the Menengai crater.

You may want to visit coffee, tea and potato plantations in the county. Some of the biggest ranches in Kenya are found there as well.