Central Highlands & Laikipia

Overview

The Central Highlands & Laikipia is the melting pot of cultures, including Kenya's largest tribe, the Kikuyu. The region is also home to the Maasai, Samburu, Meru, Mukugodo, Europeans, Pokot and Turkana. Mount Kenya rises dramatically in the heart of the highlands, its icy peaks glinting white. Two of Kenya's most intriguing national parks: Aberdare National Park and Meru National Park, lie in its shadow. The Laikipia Plateau stretches from the Rift Valley to the slopes of Mt. Kenya. It is a scene for some of the best wildlife watching anywhere in Kenya.
A-close-up-of-Mount-Kenya
A close up of Mount Kenya

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Map of the Central Highlands & Laikipia

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Waterfalls in Kenya

Get acquainted with the hypnotizing natural phenomenon of waterfalls in Kenya, graciously provided by nature. The waterfalls are at their scenic best during rainy phases. Some of the most breath-taking natural waterfalls in the country can be found in the ...

Waterfalls in Kenya
National Parks

Aberdare National Park

The Aberdares is a long stretch volcanic range from South Kinangop, east of Naivasha, up to the Laikipia Escarpment northwest of Nyahururu.

Aberdare National Park (Kenya), Wandare Gate

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