Top 15 Things to Do and See in Kajiado County

Kajiado County (034) is one of the counties (47) in Kenya. It is also a member of 14 counties in the former Rift Valley Province. The county headquarters are based in Kajiado town, about 80 Kilometers from Nairobi City. Besides Kajiado town, major centers in the county including, Ngong, Kitengela, Oloitokitok, Kiserian, Magadi, Isinya, and Ongata Rongai.

List of Counties in the Former Rift Valley Province.

The Rift Valley Province consists of 14 counties named in the list below.

  1. Elgeyo Marakwet County
  2. Kajiado County
  3. Narok County
  4. Baringo County
  5. Bomet County
  6. Laikipia County
  7. Nakuru County
  8. Nandi County
  9. Kericho County
  10. Samburu County
  11. Trans Nzoia County
  12. Turkana County
  13. Uasin Gishu County
  14. West Pokot County

Sub-Counties in Kajiado County

The county is made up of six sub-counties which are listed below.

  1. Kajiado Central
  2. Kajiado North
  3. Isinya
  4. Loitokitok
  5. Mashuuru
  6. Oloililai

Things to Do and See in Kajiado County

Kajiado is a rich county with several tourist attractions. It has a combination of wildlife, deserts, historical sites, and hiking destinations. Whether you are into nature, archeology, or the great outdoors, the county has something in store for you. Below is a list of the best things to do and places to visit in Kajiado, Kenya.

  1. Conquer the high ropes and other extreme activities at Nkasiri Adventure Park.
  2. Visit Amboseli National Park – the home of the African Elephant.
  3. Take an offroad trip to the Nyiri Desert (also called Nyika/Taru).
  4. Go for a nature walk and birdwatching at Ngong Forest Sanctuary.
  5. Visit the Tsavo West National Park for a wildlife experience.
  6. Explore the The Nguruman Escarpment and Entasopia Falls.
  7. Go on a Wildlife Safari at the Shompole Conservancy.
  8. Take a roadtrip to Olepolos for Nyama Choma.
  9. Take a trip out of Nairobi to the Ngong Hills.
  10. Explore the Olorgesailie Pre-Historic site.
  11. Go for a hike at Ol Doinyo Orok.
  12. Visit the Maasai Ostrich Farm.
  13. Visit the ancient caldera Lake Chala.
  14. Go and explore Lake Magadi.
  15. Visit the Selenkay Conservancy.

Hotels in Kajiado County

There are several places to stay in the major towns of Kajiado, Kitengela, Ngong, and Isinya. These accommodation facilities include hotels, resorts, guesthouses, and more. Go to and check out the best hotels in Kajiado County.

Featured Image: Photo by Kilele Project.

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