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Africa > East Africa > Kenya > Southern Rift Valley > Nanyuki


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Nanyuki is in Southern Rift Valley, north-west of Mount Kenya.


Get in[edit]

Map of Nanyuki

There are buses and minivans to/from

  • Nairobi (3 hours, Ksh 400) (Oct 2018)
  • Nyeri (1 hour) Ksh 200 for a 14 seat mimivan.
  • Meru (1½ hours) Ksh 280 for an 11-seat minivan.
  • Isiolo (1½ hours)
  • Nakuru (3 hours)

Get around[edit]


  • Mt Kenya Wildlife Aminal Orphanage. (Mt Kenya Safari Culb). 8AM-5:30PM. Ksh 1500 per person.



Malls & supermarkets[edit]

  • Nanyuki Mall, Nyeri-Nanyuki Road. 8AM-8PM.
  • Cedar Mall, Rumuruti Road. 8AM-6PM. The largest shopping mall in Nanyuki. Has a Chandarana foodplus supermarket.
  • Chieni Supermarket, Market Road, +254-711-362721. 8AM-8PM. Large supermarket with a fast food café.

Banks & ATMs[edit]

  • Equity Bank, Nyeri-Nanyuki Road. 24-hour ATM.


  • KFC, Cedar mall. 8AM-9PM.



  • Joskaki Hotel, Lumumba Road, +254 62 176-2181. Single/double rooms with own hot water bathroom. Has own bar and restaurant. from Ksh 800.
  • Nanyuki 1950 lodge, Hospital Rd (near town center). Check-in: 11AM, check-out: 10AM. Double room with own bathroom and net and cable TV. Ksh 1300.
  • Safari lodge, Hospital Rd, +254 62 2022334. Check-in: 9AM, check-out: 8AM. Single or double rooms with own bathroom. Has 38 rooms. balcony Ksh 1400.
  • Jazza Pub Hotel, Lumumba Rd. Check-in: 9AM, check-out: 8AM. Double room with own bathroom net and TV, free buffet breakfast. Ksh 1700.
  • Ibis Hotel, willy Jimmy Road (opp park), +254 714420888. Check-in: noon, check-out: noon. Single/double rooms with own bathroom. from Ksh 2000.


  • Peak Internet Cafe, Lumumba Road (2nd floorBidhaa bora bldg). 9AM-9PM. Ksh 60 per hour.

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