How To Get There
Matatu (from Nairobi city centre to Belgian Embassy on Limuru Road). Numbers 11B, 106, 107, 108, 114 or 116 (southbound only). There is an excellent Digital Matatu Map of Nairobi; click here for a look.
Entrances to the main section of Karura Forest (Gate letters as per Karura Forest Map):
Gate A. Main entry off Limuru Road across from the Belgian Embassy (road access to KFEET. Centre and FKF forest office)
Gate B. Eastern Family Trail entrance (pedestrian only) at the end of Old Kiambu Road, off Kiambu Road
Gate C. Also known as ‘Sharks Gate’ after the nyama choma (roast meat) establishment outside the forest across the Kiambu Road. Great for biking and dog-walking.
Gate D. Pedestrian entrance at the end of the ICRAF access lane
Gate E. Pedestrian entrance to Sigiria section of the forest off Limuru Road (parking at Gate A)
Gate F. Main Sigiria entrance at end of Thigiri Lane off Thigiri Ridge Road. Parking inside gate.