030 Baringo County

Baringo County is found in the Rift Valley region of Kenya. Its neighbors are Turkana, West Pokot, Laikipia, Nakuru, Kericho, Samburu, Uasin Gishu, and Elgeyo Marakwet. Baringo is the home of the second president of the republic of Kenya.

The main economic activities in Baringo county include animal husbandry, farming, and tourism. The crops found in the region include maize, sorghum, potatoes, cassava, and millet. You will also find coffee, tea, macadamia, cotton, and pyrethrum. While some of the towns are fairly developed, others are just coming up, thanks to devolution.

Some of the major towns in Baringo county include Marigat, Kabartonjo, Kabarnet, Tangulbei, Chemolingot, and Eldama Ravine. The town provide a conducive environment for students to take any course in the institutions found in the county. It has one of the best road networks connecting the interior towns as well as linking the county to her neighbors. The towns are decent and provide houses, food, and internet connectivity for students studying in colleges around the county. Being a rural county, life is relatively affordable for students.

Baringo County has some of the most iconic tourism attractions. They include Lake Baringo, Lake Bogoria, and Lake Kamnarok. You will also enjoy the Kapedo Hot springs and geysers that are iconic in Lake Bogoria. Lake Baringo Snake Park has some of the most unique reptiles including puff adder, spitting cobra, boomslang, and black mamba. You will also see unique monitor lizards, tortoises, and crocodiles. Other places to visit in the county include Kabarnet National Museum, Ruko Conservancy, Cheploch Gorge, and Kerubo Swamp.

Here are some of the best colleges in Baringo County.

Kenya School of Government, Baringo Campus

Kenya Medical Training College Kabarnet

Bartek Institute

Elgon View College Kabarnet

AIC Baringo Bible College

Baringo Technical College

Moi Teachers College – Baringo

Regions Group International College

Emining Technical Training Institute, Baringo

Kenya Institute of Management – Kabarnet

Visit Baringo County and enjoy the best college experience throughout the year in some of the best colleges in the country.

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