Nanyuki has a lot to offer to visitors, be they locals or tourists. We have put together a list of some of the common ones, and provided websites where possible. Upon inquiry, we will endeavour to gather more information to enable our guests to plan their itinerary in Nanyuki and surrounding areas.
Kwa Gakii Farm is a 7.2 acre farm located in Kiambogo, Upper Timau, 30 minutes from Nanyuki town. The farm specializes in tree tomatoes, strawberries, potato and green peas farming. Kwa Gakii Farm also boasts beautiful grounds, amazing views of Mt. Kenya, an enchanting river front and a beautiful waterfall.Continue reading “Kwa Gakii Farm”
The Ol Pejeta Conservancy is situated at the foothills of the Aberdares and the snow-capped Mount Kenya, about 13 kms to the West of Nanyuki town. It is East Africa’s largest black rhino sanctuary.Continue reading “Ol Pejeta Conservancy”
The Ngare-Ndare forest sits on a 5540 Hectares piece of land. It is located 50 kms to the East of Nanyuki town on the northern slopes of Mt. Kenya. Ngare Ndare boasts a half a kilometer canopy walkway which is the longest in East and Central Africa.Continue reading “Ngare Ndare Forest”
The Animal Orphanage is at the heart of the Mt. Kenya Wildlife Conservancy. The Conservancy seeks to prevent the extinction of endangered wildlife species by breeding the animals with a view to returning them to their natural habitat.Continue reading “Mount Kenya Animal Orphanage”
The Equator passes through the southern tip of Nanyuki. One crosses it when approaching Nanyuki town from Nyeri side.Continue reading “The Equator Mark”
There are several routes to climb Mt. Kenya, but Sirimon Track is the most convenient from Nanyuki town. Amateurs are allowed to climb up to Lenana Point, which can be reached in 4 days. However, it can be shortened to 3 days by driving up to and from Old Moses. It is important for climbers to acclimatize in Nanyuki before undertaking the climb.Continue reading “Climbing Mount Kenya”
Lake Rutundu and Lake Alice are both found in the Mount Kenya National Park on the northern slopes of Mount Kenya, at 12,200 feet above sea level, and just above the forest line.Continue reading “Attractions in Mount Kenya”