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About Gilgil

This is the home of the Lake Elementaita which has world-class tourist hotels along the shores. Boat rides, horse-riding, ostrich-viewing and visit to the nearby Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Naivasha, Mt. Longonot & Hell's Gate National Park hiking plus visit to the Kariandusi Archaeological Site excursions can be comfortably carried from here.
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Gilgil generally has pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature is 25°F in February and the lowest is 21°F in July.

Things to do:

  • Soysambu Conservancy
  • Kigio Wildlife Conservancy
  • Lake Elmenteita
  • Elmenteita Badlands
  • Mount Kinangop
  • Mount Satima
  • Mount Kipipiri

Hot to get to Gilgil

  • By road: Driving Distance : the distance from Nairobi to Gilgil is 121 KM and 42 meters (75.2 miles). The straight line distance is 105 KM (65.2 miles). Travel time : 2 hours and 21 minutes.
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