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Kenya Western Highlands

Kitale, Kenya
The Western Highlands are around Eldoret which has an international airport. Within the region are a number of other airstrips. The main towns are Kericho, Kitale, Kaptagat and Kabaranet. The highlands are a group of hill and ranges with views across the Rift Valley.

The Cherengani Hills rise to 3581 metres and lie northwest to Kapenguria. The hills are popular with more adventurous hikers and long hikes are possible. The Tugen Hills provide views across the rift valley to Lake Baringo. The hills around Kericho are covered in tea estates. Saiwa Swamp National Park allows walking and home of the
Sitatunga and semi-amphibious antelope that lives in the swamps. Roads are good in the Western Highlands and buses and matatus connect most towns.

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