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US singer Kelis is considering the purchase of 200 acres of a tea farm

Renowned American singer Kelis embarked on a mesmerising tourist tour in Kenya, where she explored the Kiambethu Tea Farm in Limuru.

The Grammy-nominated artist was so captivated by the lush landscapes that she expressed her interest in purchasing land in the picturesque region.

Kelis, who rose to fame with hits like “Milkshake” and “Caught Out There,” revealed her admiration for the tea farm in a TikTok video.

“This is a tea farm that we are looking to purchase. It is so green, so large, with beautiful mountains surrounding it. From here, we can see five mountains, and on a clear day, even Mount Kilimanjaro. It’s amazing, all naturally irrigated from the mountain with spring water. We are looking at 200 acres. This is stunning. It is quiet,” she gushed.

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The singer’s visit seems to have centred around the Kiambethu Tea Farm, a hidden gem situated at an altitude of 7000 feet above sea level, offering breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro and the Ngong hills.

The expansive tea plantations provide a stunning panorama that stretches beyond the horizon.

The Kiambethu Tea Farm, a popular tourist destination, offers visitors a comprehensive tour of tea cultivation and processing. Tourists can delve into the farm’s rich history, passed down through generations.

During the tour, visitors discover the intricate technique of tea plucking—two leaves and a bud—while also gaining insights into the meticulous tea processing steps.

One of the farm’s unique features is its indigenous forest, home to playful Columbus monkeys that visitors can spot as they frolic from tree to tree.

The tour includes a walk through the preserved indigenous forest, offering a glimpse of the natural beauty amid the tea plantations.

The tour guide, known for being highly entertaining and comical, adds a touch of humour to the educational journey through the tea farm.

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The excursion concludes with a relaxed and delightful lunch, allowing visitors to savour the taste of the tea and the serenity of the surroundings.

Kelis’s recent trip to Kenya has played a pivotal role in showcasing the country’s diverse tourist destinations and attractions.

The celebrity endorsement from the acclaimed singer highlights Kenya’s scenic beauty. It cements its status as an enticing destination for those searching for a harmonious blend of nature, history, and cultural experiences.

Recognising the potential impact of Kelis’s influence, Magical Kenya, the country’s tourism board, is yet to extend an invitation to the American singer.

Kelis has already jetted out of the country and is in Rwanda.