Isiolo Travel Guide

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Isiolo is a small, cosmopolitan town north of Meru.  You may stay in Isiolo on you way up to Samburu/Buffalo Springs National Reserves or the desert east of Lake Turkana. You can reach Isiolo most easily from Meru and Nanyuki. Transportation going north from Isiolo will depend on demand, which is usually low. its a town of scenic beauty and cant fail to notice the mixture of race and culture that amplifies the beauty of the town. the town is the central livestock transit point thus a haven for meaty delicacies.

The town has a range of hotels, restaurants and clubs and a reliable 24hour cab(taxi) service network. while in Isiolo visit:  

1. The Rangeland Hotel & Camp Site

its located in a serene environment in the outskirts of Isiolo. its 8kms(5miles) from Isiolo town and offers an exclusive touch in service.the food, rooms and camp site are wonderful. the services are fairly priced and will leave you with lasting memories of the hotel.

2. Transit Hotel

its located in the heart of the town. it has fairly clean and quiet rooms.

3. Bomen Hotel

its in down town isiolo and have a fairly modern pool bar. the hotel has clean and quiet rooms.

4. The Roots Restaurant

its also called the 'steak place'. its a must stop for everyone on transit to northern Kenya. get a taste of Nyama Choma (roasted meat) done by real proffesionals. the restaurant has has a fully stocked sports bar and wonderful service.

5. Frontier Club

this is the hottest night spot in town. they play latest music and have a full bar. only 18yrs and above are allowed in the club.

6. Gaddisa Hotel and Safaris
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