No Easter plan?These are the best places to visit in Nyandarua County

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Nyandarua county covers an area of 3,107.7 square kilometres, with an estimated population of 596, 268 people with the headquarters are located in Ol Kalou Town. The County is headed by Governor Francis Kimemia.

In no particular order, here are the best places to visit in Nyandarua County.

Kinangop Plateau lies between the Great Rift valley to the west and the Aberdare Range to the east.  It is a beautiful plateau that is relatively flat and slopes gradually upwards towards the foothills of the Aberdares.

Kinangop Plateau

The Aberdare Ranges is a long mountain range with an average elevation of 3,500 meters. It contains a rich diversity of vegetation and forests. Western edges of the mountain range are inhabited by wildlife such as elephants, buffalos, colombus and Sykes monkeys. It is a nice place to visit for hiking and camping adventures.

Aberdare Ranges

Ndaragwa Nature Trail is located along the Nyeri-Nyahururu Highway, about 230 kilometres from Nairobi. It is situated in Ndaragwa forest station that is managed by the Kenya Forest Service. The trail offers a quiet and amazing walk with panoramic views of lush forest and Ndaragwa town.

Ndaragwa Nature Trail

Mount Kipipiri is an isolated volcano located on the northwestern side of the Aberdares. It stands at an elevation of 3,349m. It is one of the best hiking and camping destinations in Nyandarua County. Wildlife such as elephants, buffalos, colobus and Sykes monkeys can be found within the area.

Mount Kipipiri

Lake Ol Bolossat It is a small freshwater lake that is approximately 43.3 square kilometres. The lake is known for its abundant birdlife and hippos. You can visit the lake for bird watching and hippo viewing adventures.

Beautiful Lake Ol Bolossat

Rurimueria Hill can be accessed through the Ndunyu Njeru gate in Kinangop. It is part of the Aberdares National Park. The hill features tangled forests, bamboo thickets and abundant birdlife. It is a perfect place for hikers, particularly those who love hard hikes.

Rurimuria Hill

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