Garissa Vacation Packages
Nairobi, the country's capital, is situated 200 miles (322 kilometers) west of Garissa.
To really appreciate Kenya in all it's richness, drive a little further out to experience the natural and cultural sights around Garissa.
Should the weather turns nasty; fear not, Kenya offers a range of craft workshops, that will keep you happily occupied.
If you love the company of folk who share your passions, Garissa offers a range of specialized activities such as wildlife safaris and wildlife spotting tours.
Local dishes are an excellent way to get to know the area in which you are traveling. So be sure to spend time in some of the region's bars, cafés and restaurants. Potato and maize are some of the prized ingredients. Ugali (cornmeal) and irio (mashed peas and potato mix) are some popular regional treats to sample. Ask for chilled banana cream at the finish of your feast. This is popular with locals and tourists. Visitors who don't drink alcohol will want to order Picana (mango juice), a common drink in this region.
If you plan on traveling by plane, it's handy to remember that the handiest major airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 200 miles (322 kilometers) to the west of Garissa.