About Wajir

Wajir is a county located in the formerly North Eastern province of Kenya. It is located on a largely featureless plain.

The capital is home to over 750 000 residents. Wajir is a Borana word that means coming together, bequeathed to this part of the country because of the different clans and pastoral communities that used to congregate in areas around Wajir town to water their animals from the abundant and dependable shallow wells that characterise the general land geomorphology.

Wajir is home to to beautiful views and unique cultures.

Things to do in Wajir

Lion’s Hill

Crossing into Bute one is able to come across a roaring lion in the form of a mountain

Shaletey Caves

Residents visit them to see how the caves were used by their elders. They were also used during World War II as they are marked by numerous bunkers.

Lorian Swamp

This is a wetlands of the Ewaso-Ngiro river. It is home to crocodiles and various wildlife visit it during the wet season as it is located in the middle of a semi arid area.

Other Destinations


Masai Mara