Best Things to Do in Kitale – 2021 Guide

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Kitale is a small agricultural town in Kenya with lots to explore. You can explore all the places this town has to offer in about a day, so don’t miss out on it!

It’s a great place to interact with the locals and learn more about their culture and traditions.

Here are some of the best things to do in Kitale:

  1. Kitale Museum

Kitale Museum was the first local museum to be opened in Kenya. It’s a wonderful museum with many artefacts and tools from the Stone Age period. You’ll get to learn a lot about the culture and traditions of the different tribes in Kenya here.

Kitale Museum also has a 1 km nature trail where you get to be by yourself. There’s also a snake house with different snake species.


  1. Saiwa Swamp National Park

Kenya’s smallest national park, the Saiwa Swamp National Park, was made to conserve the Sitatunga species (a type of aquatic antelope).

The campsites here are well-equipped with many facilities. To catch a glimpse of the Sitatungas, it’s best to start your safari early in the morning. Don’t miss out on the boardwalk and have a great time at the tree house on your way.

Saiwa Swamp is also a great place for birdwatching.


  1. Kitale Nature Conservancy

The Kitale Nature Conservancy is an ideal picnic spot. The Conservancy is home to rare flora and fauna. You’ll find many deformed animals here that were born with genetic abnormalities. It’s a great place to marvel at the beauty of nature and how it affects interacts with us.

It’s also a great place for birdwatching!


  1. Treasures of Africa Museum

The Treasures of Africa is a beautiful museum that contains the personal collection of its owner, Mr. Wilson, who was a colonial officer. He believed that agriculture existed as early as the Ice Age!

His collections are based on the people of Karamojong and Turkana. It’s an amazing museum with wonderful displays.


  1. Iroko Boulevard Restaurant

Iroko Boulevard is a cozy hotel and restaurant located in Kitale. It has a fancy interior and is decorated with an ancient Morris car suspended from the ceiling. The restaurant serves delicious local African food and at reasonable prices. It also serves great coffee that will instantly freshen you up and give you your daily caffeine dose.


  1. Kitale Golf Club

If you’re looking for some sports activities, head over to the beautiful and serene Kitale Golf Club. It has an 18-hole golf course and a swimming pool as well. It’s a wonderful place to interact with the locals.

So, what are you waiting for? Head over to Kitale and have a great time exploring the beautiful town! Don’t forget to check out these Five Must Do’s in Kenya while you’re still there.

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