Embu is beautifully quirky, chilled out and full of diverse cultures. There are perfect hills for hiking, charming camping sites and indigenous forests where miraa farming is part of everyday life. Explore the Karue hill picnic site, fetish local markets, ecological sites like Kirimiri forest and get in the way of life of the locals.
Embu County, whose capital was the former Eastern province headquarters, is home to the native Aembu community. The county is located about 130 kilometers North East of Nairobi and uses to be referred Kirimari by the people of Embu, to mean the top of the hill.