There are many different places to visit while you tour Eldoret and particularly near Eldoret Airport – ideal when you are connecting your flight and have a layover.
- Hindu Temple
This is a place where Hindus go to worship their Almighty. It attracts both the locals and people globally. There is faith that whatever you pray for in this temple with a sincere heart you will be given. As a tourist, you are encouraged to visit the temple in the morning so that you can meet the people, especially the locals who come in large numbers there.
Hindu temple is located opposite Petreshar Building, Moi street, Eldoret in Kenya, Africa.
There are no entrance charges to the temple. It is always open across the year.
2. Nandi Hills
Nandi Hills houses urban settlements in Nandi County, Kenya. Samoei sits on the top of Nandi Hills, on red soil. It’s enriched with tea estates. One can access the Nandi Hills by road. Nandi Hills is open between 6 a.m and 6 p.m. It is a safe place. The coordinates of Nandi Hills are 0°06’01.0″N, 35°10’35.0″E. It is approximately 6716 ft above sea level. It’s 303 km by road, northwest of Nairobi.
3. Chepkiit waterfall
It is a great site with 37 species of birds. It is a place for animals like monitor lizards, chameleons, geckos, snakes, colobus monkeys, and rock hyraxes. Bird watching, camping, retreats, picnics, photography and nature walks are some of the activities people involve themselves in while at Chepkiit waterfall. The sanctuary is mostly visited by many people during weekends, public holidays and special days like Valentine’s day.
The entrance fee to the sanctuary is small. The waterfall has a tour guide.
It is situated 1.5km from Mlango Shopping Centre, Eldoret-Kapsabet Highway.
If you want to see more of Eldoret, watch the video below for more details about the town:
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