Uasin Gishu is an Agriculture-rich County in the north rift part of Kenya. With a population of 1.1 million people, it offers beautiful scenery and recreation sites for fun.
This year, the county hosted the eighth devolution conference which took place at the famous Eldoret Sports Ground
Uasin Gishu is home to world’s best athletics and other famous personalities including Kenya’s President William Ruto and boasts of a range of natural and manmade attraction sites.
The following are some of the notable sites that stand out where you can take your family to unwind or visit as a group for fun and team building.
Kerio Valley viewing point
This stunning geographical site is in the northwest part of Kenya and therefore in Uasin Gishu one gets a chance to marvel and experience the thrilling view.
Kerio Valley cuts through the major towns of Iten and Tot that is the central point being the town of Kabarnet.
For nature enthusiasts, this is a perfect destination for hiking and trekking as it has escarpments and the surrounding hills.
Kerio Valley National Reserve was established to conserve the surrounding environment and wildlife species including baboons, monkeys and bird’s species.
Eldoret Museum in Uasin Gishu
This is a cultural place located in Eldoret. It was established to preserve the rich culture and traditions of the region.
It has insights on traditional practices, history, and other displayed materials
The Museum also teaches about traditional practices, customs, and rituals of the community.
At the same time, it showcases rites of passage, ceremonies and cultural celebrations.
The museum is a significant resource and site for preserving, promoting, and celebrating the culture and history of the region, making it a top destination for locals and visitors from outside.
The Kesses Dam
Kesses dam is a massive water reservoir in Kesses constituency, a few kilometers from Moi University main campus.
It serves various purposes such as providing water for domestic and agricultural use.
On top of it, Kesses Dam is a thrilling recreation site with various activities available at the reservoir.
It offers boat rides for visitors who wish to enjoy the cool waters and serene ambiance that comes with a breeze.
It is a perfect spot for picnics, family outings and group retreats owing to its location and the available facilities.
Sergoit hill is a famous hill located near Eldoret town in Uasin Gishu county. It is a favorite tourist destination site for local and foreign tourists.
It owns a natural beauty through its thrilling and attractive views.
The top recreation activities on the hill are hiking. The hill has well marked trails for hiking that lead to the top.
Moreover, the trails go through lushy, beautiful green vegetation that provide an enjoyable experience for hikers.
The hill also provides panoramic views from its top making it a good viewing spot.
It offers an unobstructed view of the surrounding landscape, giving a glimpse of the beautiful Eldoret town and the green farms in the area.
The hill also provides a perfect terrain for photography as there are various breath-taking for amazing and memorable shots.
It is located in Langas, Kapseret constituency in Uasin Gishu county.
It is a top destination for golf enthusiasts and visitors in Eldoret and the larger county.
The club sits amidst beautiful surroundings with a well-maintained green environment.
It provides a thrilling golfing experience. The golf course has 18 holes according to levels ranging from beginners to experienced players.
In addition, the golf club is also a good social place for visitors as it offers a good space for relaxing and unwinding.
Furthermore, it has various facilities and amenities such as dining, refreshments, and places to relax.