Best Places to visit in Kitale. Kitale is in Trans Nzoia County. Kitale has some of the best tourist destinations in Kenya and a home to various tourist attractions.
For visitors who are on tour or are looking for the best places to tour or relax, this guide gives youan insight on some of the places you can consider.
Best Tourist Destinations in Kitale
Ktale National Museum
Kitale Museum was the first domestic museum that was opened in Kenya. It was opened for the general public in the year 1924. The museum has a collection of butterflies, birds and ethnographic memorabilia left to the nation in 1967 by the late Lieutenant Colonel Stoneham, this museum has an interesting range of ethnographic displays of the Pokot, Akamba, Marakwet and Turkana peoples.
The museum has also quite a number of outdoor exhibitions among them traditional homesteads and a collection of snakes, tortoises and crocodiles, plus an interesting ‘Hutchinson Biogas Unit’.
Kitale Nature Conservancy
Kitale Nature Conservancy is your perfect picnic destination for relaxation as you exploit. This place looks as if it was designed by Frankenstein after he converted to Christianity and dropped acid. Here you get to experience biblical character curvings of various people. Deformed Animals’ signs. And deformed (and rather distressed looking) animals is exactly what you’ll find.
Saiwa Swamp National Park
Saiwa Swamp National Park is located approximately 22 kilometres from Kitale town. It is a haven for nature lovers filled with exotic flowers, trees, birds and wild animals such as snakes, monkeys and the endangered sitatunga antelope. The park is suitable for bird watching, camping and game viewing adventures.
Kitum Caves is located within Mount Elgon National Park in Trans Nzoia. It is regularly visited by elephants, bushbucks and buffalos, in search of salts that are found in the mineral-rich earth of the caves.
The Cherengani hills traverse Trans Nzoia, Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot counties. The spectacular hills feature beautiful subtropical indigenous forests with diverse wildlife and bird species that you can enjoy watching. Caves and hiking sites are also located within the hills.
Kitale and the wider Tranz Nzoia is full of resorts and hotels one can consider for relaxation and staying. The place has favorable climatical condition for anyone wishing to visit the place