032 Nakuru County

Nakuru County is at the center of the Rift Valley Region. It also hosts the 4th city in Kenya after Nairobi, Mombasa, and Kisumu. It sits along the Kenya-Uganda A104 road that goes through Naivasha, Eldoret, and Malaba, among other towns. Nakuru is also a dispersal point to neighboring counties of Nyandarua, Kericho, Baringo, Laikipia, Narok, Kajiado, and Bomet.

Nakuru City is the biggest town in the county, which also serves as the administration center. Other significant towns include Lanet, Naivasha, Njoro, Gilgil, Bahati, and Rongai. Molo, Mai Mahiu, Subukia, Salgaa, Mau Narok, and Olenguruone are also significant towns in the county. The main economic activities in Nakuru include trade, subsistence agriculture, flower farming, tourism, and large scale farming.

The towns host some of the leading institutions in the county. They include Egerton University, Mt. Kenya University campus, Kabarak University campus, and Laikipia University campus, among others. The towns provide one of the best environments for students to study. They connect seamlessly to neighboring counties, enabling students to move into and out of the county easily. The towns are also adequately covered by internet, enabling students to study easily.

Weekends in Nakuru County are extremely rewarding. You can visit some of the most exciting destinations in Kenya including Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru National Park, Menengai Crater, Hell’s Gate National Park, and Lake Elementaita. Lake Nakuru and Lake Elementaita are known for hosting the magnificent flamingoes. Hilux Hill historical site is another attraction to visit in Nakuru County. The Great Rift Valley view point gives you a spectacular view of the formation of the Great Rift Valley. The Lord Egerton Castle with its history will also give you an interesting experience and history behind the Egerton University. The Kariadusi Museum will also give you a chance to experience history as it was millions of years ago. Mountain climbers can try hiking to Mt. Longonot, one of the dream places to view the floor of the Rift Valley. Naivasha will also play host to the Safari Rally 2023, the most adventurous car event in Kenya. Nakuru county provides endless attractions for students and travelers looking for a good time. It is the place to be for students taking any course.

Here are some of the best colleges in Nakuru County.

Institute of Advanced Technology

Kenya Institute of Development Studies

Sensei Institute of Technology

Kenya Industrial Training Institute

Nakuru Training Institute

Milele College – Nakuru

Tracom College

Kenya College of Science and Technology

Mwangaza College – Nakuru

Nakuru College of Health Sciences and Management

Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology

Goan Institute

Kenya Institute of Professional Counseling

Kenya Medical Training College Nakuru

Menengai Medical Training College

Nakuru College

African Institute of Research and Development

Intraglobal Training Institute

Rift Valley Institute of Business Studies

Nakuru College of Hotel, Travel, and Tourism Management

Nairobi Aviation College

Comboni Polytechnic

Kenya Forestry College Londiani

East Africa Institute of Certified Studies

Kenya School of Agriculture – Nakuru Campus

Visit Nakuru County and enjoy some of the best colleges as well as a rewarding college experience.

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