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Eldoret is one of the fastest growing cities located in Western Kenya. It is the second largest urban settlement in the mid-western part of Kenya after Nakuru and currently the fifth largest urban centre in the country. The name Eldoret is derived from Massai word 'eldore', which literally means stony river. This is because of the stony bed of the Sosiani River.  One of the things that stand Eldoret out is its cheese factory and a number of other factories and textiles companies. The city has a large market and houses Moi University and Eldoret International Airport.

If you are heading to Eldoret for a weekend break, a holiday or even a business trip; book your cheap flight tickets with Travelstart. You can get the best out of your stay with Travelstart hotel booking and car hire services. 

Major Attractions

A lot of tourists visit the Kisumu Museum located in Kisumu town along the Kisumu - Kericho highway. The museum disseminates and stores information in the cultural and scientific issues of the country, with its exhibition of artefacts and diverse collection of flora and fauna species. Kakamega Forest National Reserve is a relic of the African Equatorial jungle and it is now famous as the home of birds, insects, butterflies, some snake species and monkeys. This is the only rain forest in the country which explains why there is rainfall in most part of the year in this region.

Simbi Nyaima is a place to be for travellers who would love to see the crater lake a few kilometers from the shores of Lake Victoria. Simbi Nyaima actually means the ‘village that sank’ for the locals.

You can visit the Tom Mboya Mausoleum that is built in honour and remembrance of the late Kenyan’s country man, Tom Mboya. Explore the Kanam prehistoric site, a tourist attraction centre located along the shores of Lake Victoria on Homa Peninsular around Homa Mountain. This was where a lot of palaeontological bones have been discovered.

Eldoret International Airport

In 2001, the airport was voted the cleanest airport in Kenya. It is located Uasin Gishu District and close to the International border with Uganda. It lies approximately 269 kilometres (167 mi), by air, northwest of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, and every airline that is coming to the city arrives at the airport. 

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Hotel and Accommodation

Hiring a car is the best way to explore Eldoret and its surrounding areas. There are different vehicles you can make use of, from the luxury high end vehicles, cars for families, small cars and even airport pick up can be arranged by Travelstart. Hire a car online with Travelstart.

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Eldoret has a great variety of hotels from affordable rooms to the most luxurious suites. Find a perfect accommodation for your stay in Eldoret with Travelstart. 

Best Time to Visit

When the temperature is most comfortable is the best time to visit Eldoret, interestingly, this is seen throughout the year when temperatures range between beween 10°C / 50.0°F and 20°C / 68.0°F on average.  The coldest season is in August and September.

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