A town in Kenya’s Rift Valley, Kajiado offers a lot of things for tourists and it is a very popular tourist destination. You can enjoy a safari in the Amboseli National Park. The Ngorongoro Crater is another good attraction, which is visited by many people during their trip to Kajiado. This town is also the venue for the annual Pride celebration every year. The town has an ethnic feel due to its predominantly tribal communities.
You will feel that you have stepped into another world when you visit this town. It is a place where tradition prevails with a little western touch. Although it is not exactly the ‘capital’ of Kenya, it is the cultural center of the Rift Valley. There are plenty of interesting sites and tourist spots to see in Kajiado. Some of them include the National Museum, Amboseli National Park, Zimani Village, Swahili Cultural Centre, Hola Hollemith Community Museum, Hola Safari Camp, the Visitors’ Centre and the Ancient Fort.
The Mombasa region of Kenya offers many tourism options. This includes cruises, surfing, rock climbing, hiking and trekking and more. One of the most exciting options is the Safari Coaching program. If you are new to this sport, it is advisable that you take some training before you travel to Kajiado. This will help you in improving your skills before you begin the actual safari.
When you are travelling to Kajiado, you should also plan the meals that you would like to eat while here. There are many local restaurants in town and most of them serve tasty food. They also serve other delicacies, such as sweets and traditional meals.
You can travel to Kajiado from Mombasa by air. Most flights from Mombasa land at the Mombasa airport and then they fly overland to the town. There are a number of bus services that offer transport between the two cities. Taxis are also available from the airport.
From the town of Mombasa, there are a number of hiking trails that you can follow to reach the town of Kajiado. The longest trek is the Mt. Kilimanjaro trek which takes about three days. However, even if you are not an experienced hiker, you can try out the intermediate trails that are available to you. It would be better if you do not attempt anything too strenuous during your first visit to this town.
Your accommodation options while you are in town will depend on the type of travel that you are going to do. If you intend to travel by plane, you can try to find a hotel in town. The rates for these hotels will be a bit expensive, but they are located in a convenient location and there are a number of them around. If you travel by road, you can choose to stay at a place where there is a hotel or guest house. These places are cheaper compared to hotels in Kajiado.
The town of Kajiado is a beautiful one. The natural landscape, surrounded by the sea with the mountains in the backdrop will surely captivate you. Once you have a taste of its beautiful scenery and natural surroundings, you would want to return for another visit.