Kirinyaga County’s Best Top 10 Destinations
With a population estimate of about 603,772 inhabitants, Governor Waiguru’s home turf, Kirinyaga County has numerous beautiful destinations to visit as highlights writerstake.com
1. Castle Forest Lodge
This eco-tourism lodge found within an environment of natural rivers, waterfalls, rainforest and a breathtaking Mt. Kenya view. Activities such as bird watching, fishing, swimming among other activities can be experienced here while accommodation facilities are also available to tourists.
2. Thingira Cultural Village
It is found along the Nairobi-Nyeri highway and was founded to enhance and preserve cultural practices of the inhabitants of the region. Homesteads, artefacts and other features depicting the traditional lifestyles of the locals can be found here while activities such as rock climbing, cycling among others can be engaged in.
3. Rapids Camp
Found in Sagana town, this great camping destination also offers an array of other activities such as sport fishing, bird watching, rock climbing, camping, kayaking, treking among other adventurous activities.
4. Ndaraca Ya Ngai
It is a peculiar natural bridge found along the Embu-Nairobi highway and has numerous beautiful caves originally hideouts for Maumau freedom fighters.
5. Timstep Hotel and Campsite
It’s found in Sagana town and has cottages for accommodation with lush gardens describing its vicinity. Activities such as kayaking among other water sports can be engaged in here.
6. Jangwani Camp
This facility is also found along the Nairobi-Nyeri highway and has beautiful tented accommodation facilities. Numerous activities like mountain cycling, rafting, kayaking, fishing and archery among others can be enjoyed here.
7. Savage Wilderness
This fascinating site in Sagana town is great for activities like kayaking, rock climbing, team building, zip lining among other adventurous activities.
8. Nokras Riverine SPA and Lodge
This luxury resort found in Sagana’s hilly environment next to the Sagana River offers luxurious accommodation and recreational facilities within a serene environment for outdoor activities.
9. Sagana Canyon/Gorge
This feature that was formed as a result of river erosion offers scenic views of Kiamuti and Kiambicho Hills.
10. Nice Digital Hotel
The ‘Happiness Paradise’ is found in Mwea area and offers great accommodation and a destination for numerous recreational activities.