COUNTY GOVERNMENT OF NYANDARUA, PAMOJA TUJIJENGE
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  • Government moves to make use of Happy Valley Homes

    Government moves to make use of Happy Valley Homes

    Nyandarua County Government is seeking for partnership with owners of 18 former Happy Valley Homes to attract tourist and investors.
  • Global Ushirika Day

    Global Ushirika Day

    Nyandarua CEC Co-operatives, Industrialization and Trade Hon. Judy Nyambura Mwangi today 4th July, 2015 Joined members of Saccos both Ndaragwa and Ol’Joro-orok Sub-County in celebration of Global Ushirika Day.
  • Sasumua half marathon

    Sasumua half marathon

    Nyandarua team prepares to take part in Sasumua half marathon.
  • HUDUMA CENTER IN OL’KALOU

    HUDUMA CENTER IN OL'KALOU

    The Huduma center- built outside the County Commissioner's office- opened its doors to members of the public on Friday February 19, 2016
  • Equipments to be supplied to selected ECD centers

    Equipments to be supplied to selected ECD centers

    The Chief Officer in the Department of Education, Culture and Social Services Mrs. Charity Nduta Maina displays some 6,000 plastic chairs acquired by the County Government to be supplied in selected ECD classes across the County.
  • Proposed new Nyandarua County Government headquarters

    Proposed new Nyandarua County Government headquarters

    An artistic impression of the proposed new Nyandarua County Government headquarters, a venture that will be supported by the national government.
  • Oath of office

    Oath of office

    Then Governor-Elect for Nyandarua County H.E Francis T. Kimemia and his Deputy Her Excellency (Mrs.) Cecilia Mbuthia taking oath of office during the swearing-In ceremony at Ol'Kalou Stadium
  • IT’S DELIVERY TIME

    IT'S DELIVERY TIME

    Nyandarua Governor H.E Francis T. Kimemia, (E.G.H, C.B.S, H.S.C) and his Deputy Her Excellency (Mrs.) Cecilia Mbuthia held their first Cabinet meeting
  • NYANDARUA INCHES CLOSER TO VARSITY DREAM

    NYANDARUA INCHES CLOSER TO VARSITY DREAM

    A university will be established in Nyandarua before this year’s end, His Excellency Governor Francis Kimemia has declared.
  • OFFICIAL OPENING OF NYANDARUA COUNTY ASSEMBLY

    OFFICIAL OPENING OF NYANDARUA COUNTY ASSEMBLY

    SPEECH BY H.E. HON. FRANCIS T. KIMEMIA, EGH, CBS GOVERNOR OF NYANDARUA COUNTY DURING THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF NYANDARUA COUNTY ASSEMBLY ON 14TH SEPTEMBER 2017
  • His Excellency Francis T. Kimemia embarks on potato reforms, demands quick wins

    His Excellency Francis T. Kimemia embarks on potato reforms, demands quick wins

    Nyandarua Governor His Excellency Francis T. Kimemia today began efforts to reform the county's ailing potato sub-sector.
  • NYANDARUA SCHOOLS MUST RISE AGAIN, SAYS DG

    NYANDARUA SCHOOLS MUST RISE AGAIN, SAYS DG

    Academic performance in Nyandarua will improve, Her Excellency Deputy Governor (Mrs.) Cecilia Mbuthia has said.
  • HOPE FOR PYRETHRUM FARMERS IN COUNTY

    HOPE FOR PYRETHRUM FARMERS IN COUNTY

    Pyrethrum farmers in Nyandarua farmers may soon heave a sigh of relief, following talks between the County Government and the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZ-A).
  • Ground-breaking ceremony for an ultra-modern office block at the County Assembly grounds

    Construction of an ultra-modern office block

    Ground-breaking ceremony at the County Assembly grounds
  • Proposed rehabilitation center

    Nyandarua County/Nacada in joint pact to start rehabilitation center for drug addicts

    Ndemi Health Center in Kipipiri Sub-County will be expanded to accommodate a rehabilitation center for drug addicts that will be put up jointly by Nyandarua County Government and the National Agency for the Control and Drug Abuse (Nacada)
  • EU, NYANDARUA INK KSHS. 120 M POTATOES DEAL

    EU, NYANDARUA INK KSHS. 120 M POTATOES DEAL

    A potato seedling multiplication plant will soon be established in Nyandarua, the County Government has announced.
  • Kenya Medical Training College

    Kenya Medical Training College

    Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) Nyandarua Campus based in Ol'Kalou Sub-county.
  • CS BETT: NYANDARUA TO BECOME NATIONAL POTATO HUB

    CS BETT: NYANDARUA TO BECOME NATIONAL POTATO HUB

    Potato farmers in Nyandarua may soon start enjoying fruits of their hard work, with gazettement of packaging laws in the sub-sector expected next week.
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Tourist attractions in Nyandarua County include the Aberdare National Park, Thomson’s Falls and Lake Ol Bolossat.
The Aberdare National Park, which sits on 767 square km in the higher areas of the Aberdare Ranges, is home to a huge population of wildlife. Some of the animals that can be spotted here include black rhinoceros, bongo (an elusive antelope), leopard, buffalo and eland among many others. The park is also home to over 240 species of birds including vultures, goshawks and sunbirds.

The Aberdare Mountain Ranges, located about 150km from Nairobi, offer spectacular waterfalls and views and are a great place for camping, hiking and bird watching.

Thomson’s Falls, situated just a kilometre from Nyahururu town, some 160km from Nairobi, offers a great stopover for those travelling to the Aberdare National Park from Nakuru. The falls, which drop 72 metres on the Ewaso Narok River, have one of the highest hippo pools in the country.

Lake Ol Bolossat, the only lake in the former Central Province, is an internationally recognised habitat for birds, with 180 species of birds. It is also home to 15 species of animals including hippopotamus. The lake is a popular destination among lovers of birdlife.

Travelling to Nyandarua County

Nyandarua County is easily accessible from Nairobi by road. There are tens of matatus (commuter vans) plying the Nairobi to Nyahururu route on a daily basis. The 160km journey takes about two and a half hours due to the bad condition of the 58km road between Gilgil and Nyahururu. The vehicles are usually boarded at the Nyamakima bus stop near River Road.
Nyandarua is also accessible from Nyeri town, via the 82-km Nyeri-Nyahururu road, and from Nakuru town via the 80km-Nakuru-Ndundori-Ol Kalou road.
Aberdare National Park is accessible on the eastern side via Naro Moru and Nyeri, about 150km from Nairobi. The western side of the park is accessible from Naivasha, about 87km from Nairobi. The national park can be reached by air via the Mweiga Airstrip, located just opposite to the national park’s headquarters along the Nyahururu-Nyeri road.

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