The national capital Nairobi is situated 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of Nanyuki.
No two cities or towns are ever quite the same; each has its own distinct charms. So, if you have time, stop by a couple of the other areas in this fascinating region. Mount Kenya National Park, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest, and Nyeri, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north of Nanyuki are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Should the heavens open, fear not, Kenya boasts a wide range of craft workshops, guaranteed to keep culture vultures busy.
Tap into the knowledge of the locals by signing up for one of the wildlife safaris and wildlife spotting tours.
Very often, a destination's true personality can be found in simmering pots and pans. You'll see that potato and maize are favorite ingredients of typical local foods. There are many popular meals in this area. Check out ugali (cornmeal) or irio (mashed peas and potato mix). After the main course has settled try the mouthwatering chilled banana cream. Picana (mango juice) is a refreshing beverage in this area.
When booking your vacation to Nanyuki, keep in mind that the closest major airport, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, is situated in in Nairobi, 95 miles (153 kilometers) away.