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 options which is around 70km from Eldoret town.

From western Kenya, the Kisumu- Kakamega–Webuye–Kitale Road is the best route to get to Trans-Nzoia. Passing through Kiminini, the landscape offers the finest views of Mount Elgon. On a good day, the forest edge, the moorlands and the summit rocks can be clearly seen.

Alternatively get a quote from tour operators in Nairobi to provide a van and Driver, it will allow you to go at your own pace and stop wherever you need. Trans Nzoia can also be accessed by air through Kitale’s small airstrip located about 7 kilometers from Kitale town.

Getting Around Trans-Nzoia

Getting around Trans-Nzoia is pretty a breeze. If you are in a hurry, the best way is to hire a car or drive your own. Most hotels & tour companies within Trans-Nzoia can organize local excursions. Matatus also offer a convenient way of getting around between the major suburbs and towns in Trans-Nzoia.


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