Maralal town is one of the fastest growing cities in Kenya. Tough its not developed compared to other cities in Kenya, this town shows a lot of future development prospects.
Maralal is a small hillside market town in northern Kenya, lying east of the Loroghi Plateau within the Samburu District. It is the administrative headquarters of the Samburu people.
Nearby is the Maralal Game Sanctuary. Maralal is also home to Kenyatta House, the location where Jomo Kenyatta was detained prior to his release.
The town also serves as a base for tourist activities such as bush walking, whitewater rafting and camel riding.
It is also known for camel racing and is surrounded by the Maralal National Sanctuary.
The famous Maralal camel derby hosted by Yare Safaris is held here. This is a tourist friendly town with many cheap hotels and friendly people