List of 10 Interesting Things to Do in Murang’a County

Murang’a County occupies an area of 2,558.8 square kilometers and has a population of 942,581. Because of its position, Murang’a County gets sufficient rainfall; therefore, the whole region is covered with lush green foliage that makes for a beautiful view.

The following is a list of the top ten things to do in Murang’a County that you must do the next time you’re in the area.

Ten exciting things to do in Murang’a County

1. Mathioya River

Mathioya River is located in the Mathioya constituency. A river is a good place for adventure. Some of the fun activities include swimming and kayaking

2. Mukurwe wa Nyagathanga shrine

The Agikuyu people consider the area around Mukurwe wa Nyagathanga Shrine to be the “Garden of Eden” from where they originated and where their forefathers lived (Gikuyu and Mumbi). You may go there to look inside at traditional Kikuyu artifacts and learn more about the Kikuyu way of life.

3. Kimakia fishing grounds

The Kimakia Fishing Grounds are a top destination for fishing in central Kenya. The stream originates from Kimakia forest, a conservation area of the Aberdares National Park.

4. Ndakaini Dam

The dam is in the Gatanga constituency. The Nairobi Water Company, which serves the people of Nairobi County, relies heavily on this reservoir as its primary water supply. The dam can hold over 70 million cubic meters of water.

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5. Aberdare cottages.

Aberdare cottages are one of the best places to stay in all of Murang’a County, with a beautiful view of the verdant Muranga landscape and access to outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and boating. The luxurious cottages give a magnificent perspective of Murang’a’s verdant landscape.

Murang’a County
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