Nyeri County is in the central highlands of Kenya covering an area of more than 2000 sq.km. bordering Laikipia, Kirinyaga, Nyandarua, Meru and Murang'a Counties.
Nyeri is one of the most agriculturally rich areas in Kenya as the topography of the surrounding Mt. Kenya and Aberdare ranges coupled with high altitude creates a pattern of high rainfall all year long. Nyeri is also popular for the wide range of tourist attractions particularly among mountain climbers and hikers.
You can visit Neri any time of the year; however expect traffic during long weekends and over the festive seasons such as Christmas and Easter. Nyeri is served by the Nairobi-Nyeri Highway. Additionally, this road extends to the other towns in the Rift Valley such as Nanyuki, Naromoru and Nyahururu.
From Nairobi, board a matatu off the busy Tom Mboya Street or on Kirinyaga Road. Fare costs between Ksh. 400 and Ksh. 600.
From Nakuru, Ksh. 500 and From Nyahururu Ksh. 400.
The journey from either city is roughly 3 hours but can be more due to traffic on the highway. If planning to visit the parks, purpose to travel during the dry months - January, February and July.
Take a flight from Nairobi's Wilson to Nanyuki Airstrip which is 25km from Nyeri Town or to Mweiga Airstrip located about 15km from Nyeri Town.
Nyeri is located about three hours away from Nairobi and there are many great places to visit within and around this region.