Top 10 Best Picnic Sites in Eldoret

Here is a list of the Top 10 Best Picnic Sites in Eldoret. All of these picnic sites are visually appealing, are easily accessible to all picnickers, and provide a peaceful atmosphere, away from excessive noise and disturbances.

picnic sites in eldoret

Also, these picnic sites are clean and well-maintained and have several options for entertainment that add to the enjoyment of the picnic.

Without further ado, this are 10 of the Best Picnic Sites in Eldoret.

1. Kapsimotwa Gardens

Kapsimotwa Gardens are located in Nandi Hills, a short distance of about 66 Kilometres from Eldoret Town.

One of the best things about Kapsimotwa Gardens is that it is located in a picturesque environment with natural beauty such as lush green grass and a dam.

Another good thing about Kapsimotwa Gardens is that it has a very clean environment and well-maintained grounds. Other activities you can do at Kapsimotwa Gardens include camping, and sport fishing.

Kapsimotwa Gardens is open daily from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

The entrance fee to this hidden gem is KES 100 per citizen or resident and KES 500 for every non-resident.

Kapsimotwa Gardens Address

Nandi Hills

Kapsimotwa Gardens Phone Numbers

+(254) 779 69 03 10

2. Eldoret Nature & Culture Centre

Eldoret Nature & Culture Centre is located at Kapsoya Poa Place Gardens. It has a Google Rating of 4.2 Stars after more than 1,700 Google Reviews.

One feature that makes Eldoret Nature & Culture Centre a good picnic site in Eldoret is the fact that it is established in a very spacious area. There is enough picnicking space for hundreds of people at the same time.

Another good thing about Eldoret Nature & Culture Centre is that it provides one with the opportunity to view animals such as monkeys, lions, tortoises, peacocks, snakes. Awesome, Right ?

Eldoret Nature & Culture Centre is open daily from 8:00 am except on Sundays when it remains closed.

Eldoret Nature & Culture Centre Address

Kapsoya Poa Place Gardens

Eldoret Nature & Culture Centre Address

053 2033405

3. Sergoit Hill

Sergoit Hill is one of the main landmarks in Eldoret and Uasin Gishu at large. The hill rises to an elevation of approximately 2,100 metres above the sea level.

Generally, Sergot Hill is a good place to go for a picnic because you will be able to enjoy and see Eldoret’s skyline while enjoying fresh air.

Sergoit Hill is also a good place to hike.

Sergoit Hill Address

Off the Eldoret-Moiben Road

4. Chepkiit Waterfalls

Chepkiit Waterfalls is also among the Top 12 Romantic Places in Eldoret. It is located in Mosoriot, a distance of 22 Kilometres from Eldoret Town using Kisumu Road.

The sight and sound of cascading water at Chepkiit Waterfalls makes this a good spot to go for waterfall picnic.

Chepkiit Waterfalls is also located in a picturesque setting and this provides one with the opportunity to take beautiful photos and lasting memories during your picnic.

The Entrance Fees to this picnic spot is KES 200 per adult and KES 100 per child.

Chepkiit Waterfalls Address

Mosoriot, 22 Kilometres from Eldoret Town using Kisumu Road.

5. Kesses Dam

Kesses Dam is a beautiful man-made lake that is located 38 Kilometres South of Eldoret Town. It covers an area of 5,000 hectares or 12355 acres.

Generally, Kesses Dam is a good picnicking site because the sorrounding area is very calm and peaceful. The view of the dam also enhances the picnicking experience.

Other activities you can do at Kesses Dam include boat riding and team building. The charges for riding a boat are KES 100 per person per hour or KES 2,500 to hire the boat all day.

Kesses Dam Location

38 Kilometres South of Eldoret Town

6. The Lobo Village

The Lobo Village is located off the Kapsabet Road at Kapsaret, 15 minutes away from Eldoret Town. At the time of writing this post, the Lobo Village has a Google Rating of 3.7 Stars after more than 300 Google Reviews.

One amazing thing about this picnic site is that it is located next to a dam and this gives picnickers a beautiful view to relax and meditate.

Another good thing about The Lobo Village is that it is open for other activities such as camping, boat riding, archery, trampoline and riding horses.

The Entrance Fees are KES 500 per head. Children below the age of 10 years are not charges anything.

The Lobo Village Address

Off the Kapsabet Road at Kapsaret, 15 minutes away from Eldoret Town

The Lobo Village Phone Numbers

+(254) 721 49 64 69

7. Kipkaren River Resort

Kipkaren River Resort is located off Kisumu Road near the Eldoret International Airport. This spot has a Google Rating of 4.3 Stars after more than 180 Google Reviews.

Generally, Kipkaren River Resort is an awesome place to go for picnic because it provides a pleasant and comfortable environment for picnickers to enjoy their outdoor experience.

Kipkaren River Resort has ample shaded areas and offers recreational activities such as team building. zip lining, horse riding and archery.

The Entrance Fee to Kipkaren River Resort is KES 300 Per Head. This fee is redeemable for any of the activities mentioned above.

Kipkaren River Resort Address

Off Kisumu Road near the Eldoret International Airport

Kipkaren River Resort Phone Numbers

+(254) 716 19 65 52

8. Eldoret Arboretum

The Eldoret Arboretum is located along Iten-Eldoret road. The newly refurbished garden has a Google Rating of 4.4 Stars after several Google Reviews.

The Eldoret Arboretum is a good place to go for a picnic because it is covered with green grass and tall trees that provide shade everywhere.

Another good thing about Eldoret Arboretum is that it has a five storey tower from where picknickers can be able to see the whole arboretum.

Lastly, I highly recommend The Eldoret Arboretum because it has nature trails where picnickers can be able to take stretch and take nature walks.

The Eldoret Arboretum

Along Iten-Eldoret road

9. The University of Eldoret Arboretum

The University of Eldoret popularly referred to as U.O.E has its own arboretum. It is located 9 Kilometres along the Eldoret-Ziwa road in Eldoret town.

The arboretum is a very popular spot among U.O.E students. During hot afternoons, and the weekends, students can be seen relaxing at this spot while sharing drinks, meals and stories.

The University of Eldoret Arboretum Address

The University of Eldoret

10. Sergoit View Garden and Resort

Sergoit View Garden and Resort can be found along the Eldoret-Moiben Road. Currently, this picnic spot has a Google Rating of 4.0 Stars after more than 80 Google Reviews.

Generally, Sergoit View Garden and Resort is one of the Best Picnic Sites in Eldoret because it has adequate picnic facilities such as gazebos, and water sources.

In case all the gazebos are occupied, you can spread your picnic blanket on the lush green grass that covers the resort. I prefer this option because you will be able to see Sergoit hills an some wild animals such as Gazelles, Giraffes, Foxes and Wild Cats roaming freely.

Sergoit View Resort Address

Along the Eldoret-Moiben Road

Sergoit View Resort Phone Numbers

+(254) 713 41 27 48

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