Getting There – Solio Ranch

Anthony Ham
By Anthony Ham

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of many Lonely Planet guidebooks, including the guide to Kenya.

Anthony is a renowned Africa expert and author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

Anthony is the author of the Lonely Planet guide to Kenya.

Solio Ranch is situated 180km/111mi from Nairobi, which is approximately three hours' travel by car. The easiest way to get to Solio is to arrange a charter flight to the private airstrip that is located 10 minutes from Solio Lodge. It is also possible to take a scheduled domestic flight from Nairobi to Nanyuki airstrip, followed by a 30-minute transfer to Solio Lodge.

Getting to Nairobi isn’t difficult as the city serves as the major gateway to East Africa. International flights arrive in Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), 15km/9mi southeast of Nairobi.

Airlines & Ticket Prices

Please check Skyscanner, or for multiple-destination flights check Expedia, to see which airlines can take you to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), and what tickets would cost.

Domestic Flights

Charter flights between parks are usually booked by tour operators as part of their tour package. Scheduled flights to Nanyuki leave from Wilson Airport (WIL), 6km/4mi south of Nairobi and are offered by the following airlines:

Passport, Visa and Other Entry Requirements

Please check our Getting There – Kenya page to learn more about passport, visa and other entry requirements.

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