Category Archives: Central Kenya

Climbing Mount Kenya Feels Like Taking a Trip Through History and Legend

The 17,058 feet-high Mount Kenya is a gathering of nature’s wonders. Apart from being the second highest mountain in Africa after Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya holds at its highest point, one of the world’s rarest sights – equatorial snow. For … Continue reading

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Mount Kenya National Park Receives World-Class Status

Mount Kenya National Park recently joined 22 other world-class National parks in Kenya when it received a new logo, flag and slogan. It becomes the 22nd park to be rebranded since 2005 when the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) began the … Continue reading

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New Route To Mount Kenya Could Open Up Embu’s Untapped Tourism Potential

Of the 10,000 climbers who visit Mount Kenya (especially to climb the peaks of Lenana and Batian), 10% may soon do so via Embu if a new proposed route passing through the town is approved. Meanwhile Embu county leaders are … Continue reading

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The Land of Pineapples Has More In Store For The History Traveller Than It Lets On

The town of Thika is probably famous today because of the real estate revolution taking place in the town as state-of-the-art gated communities begin to mushroom. It is feted as the next suburb of the well-to-do in Nairobi – perhaps … Continue reading

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How ‘Miraa’ Is Changing The Landscapes of Murang’a County

Murang’a or Fort hall, as it was known in the olden days, is a vibrant town in central Kenya. With its breathtaking sceneries of hills, forests, rivers and valleys, the town has its share of tourist attractions. Most people misspell … Continue reading

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Famous Treetops Hotel To Undergo a Major Facelift

The famous classic Treetops Lodge built way back in the 1930s is finally joining in the race of renovations witnessed recently in the Kenyan hospitality industry. It is only a few weeks when we posted an article here on the … Continue reading

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