Skyward Express offers the best deals on cheap flights to Eldoret, Kenya from Nairobi's Wilson airport. Known as the beating heart of Uasin Gishu County, Eldoret is the principal city in western Kenya and the fifth largest in the country lying south of Cherangani hills. ‘Eldoret’ coined from the Maasai word, ‘Eldore means stony river.

Eldoret is the fastest growing city in Kenya, and currently the fifth largest by population. The town boasts as the unrivalled home of champions and its position along the Rift Valley is not just great for athletes but also perfect for making the most of the spectacular wildlife and scenery in the area. Tourism attractions in the County include; Natural Forest, Scenic Beauty, Sports Tourism, Cultural Tourism and Eco-Tourism.

Eldoret is home to Moi University, University of Eldoret, Doinyo Lessos cheese factory, Moi teaching and referral hospital and Eldoret Polytechnic.

Skyward Express as one of the airlines that flies to Eldoret, offers direct flights to Eldoret International Airport from Nairobi's Wilson airport twice daily every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Things to do in Eldoret

  • When in Eldoret, you can visit the High Altitude Training Centre (HATC), founded Lornah Kiplagat in the neighbouring Iten town.
  • Visit Rimoi National park, Kerio Valley National Reserve, Ngala Falls and Naiberi Campsite.
  • Go for a cheese tasting excursion at Doinyo Lessos Creameries Cheese Factory.
  • Hike the beautiful Nandi Hills where visitors can or visit the sprawling tea estates.
  • Go paragliding in Kerio Valley.

Where to Eat in Eldoret 

There are an array of options to choose from when looking for a place to eat in Eldoret. We would recommend Sunjeel Restaurant, Java House, Kerio Dreams, Bakers Point or Kerio View.

Where to Stay in Eldoret

When visiting Eldoret, you can stay at the Boma Inn, Sirikwa Hotel, Poa Place or Starbucks Hotel depending on your budget.

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