Getting To Aberdare National Park


To reach Aberdare National Park, you can travel either by road or air, depending on your preferences and starting location:

By Road: From Nairobi: The most common route is from Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. You can drive north from Nairobi on the A2 highway towards Nyeri. From Nyeri, continue towards Mweiga and Naro Moru, where you’ll find the park’s main gate. The journey takes approximately 3-4 hours by car, depending on traffic and road conditions. From Other Locations: If you’re coming from other parts of Kenya, you can reach Aberdare National Park by road via various routes. It’s advisable to use a GPS navigation system or consult a map to plan your journey effectively.

By Air: Nairobi to Nyeri: The nearest major airport to Aberdare National Park is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) in Nairobi. From Nairobi, you can take a domestic flight to Nyeri Airport, which is located near the town of Nyeri. From Nyeri, you can arrange for ground transportation to the park. Charter Flights: Another option is to book a charter flight directly to one of the airstrips within or near the park. Some lodges and safari operators offer charter flight services for guests, providing convenient access to the park’s remote areas.

Regardless of whether you choose to travel by road or air, it’s recommended to plan your journey in advance and consider factors such as transportation availability, travel time, and accommodation arrangements. Additionally, road conditions may vary, so it’s advisable to check for any updates or advisories before embarking on your trip.