Visit Nakuru - Best of Nakuru

Nakuru, is the fourth largest city in Kenya and the capital of Nakuru County in Kenya and former capital of the Rift Valley Province. It has 307,990 inhabitants, making it the largest urban centre in the Kenyan mid-west with Eldoret in Uasin Gishu following closely behind. Nakuru lies about 1,850 m above sea level.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Nakuru in Kenya is an ideal destination for a vacation! Nakuru is located at a short trip away from Nairobi a major city in Kenya. Add Nairobi to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Or Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, Giraffe Center, Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage. Also, to reach Nakuru, you'll have to take a flight to Nairobi; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Nakuru are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Nakuru*

  • Nakuru: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Nakuru for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Nakuru.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Nakuru - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 57.35 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 30.56 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Nakuru

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nakuru

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.44 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 52.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 19.83 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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