Discover Kenya’s second-highest mountain, Mt Elgon and the smallest National Park that protects the rare Sitatunga antelopes, Saiwa Swamp National Park. Visitors are likely to come across wild animals like elephants, buffalos, black and white colobus, giant forest hog and over 420 bird species.
Nestled within Nzoia River and the famous Mount Elgon, Trans-Nzoia County is a unique combination of forested slopes, myriad of mountain streams and fertile plains. This county is generally cool and temperate making it a perfect spot for agriculture in the Western regions of Kenya.
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Trans-Nzoia is located about 380 km from Nairobi city center. With its landmass covering an area of 2495.5km2, the county borders Uasin Gishu, Kakamega and Elgeyo Marakwet counties. Kitale town is the largest town in Trans Nzoia and its administrative capital. The county harbors over 900,000 residents with most of them hailing from Kalenjin, Sabaoti, Abaluhya and Kikuyu communities. …
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Getting to Kitale (Trans Nzoia) Trans Nzoia County has a reliable road network that is connected across the neighboring counties and within its major towns. If you are traveling from Nairobi, Trans-Nzoia is accessible by road via Nakuru-Eldoret cities, a 380 km journey that normally takes 5–6 hours. If you are traveling from Eldoret, Eldoret Kitale Road is your best …