Karura Forest

1 Day

Karura Forest is a magnificent natural resource entirely within city borders, covering approximately 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres). This urban forest offers a serene escape for Kenyans and tourists alike. Karura Forest is a haven for those seeking tranquility and an escape from the urban hustle and bustle.

The forest provides various environmentally responsible opportunities for visitors. You can enjoy a leisurely stroll, an invigorating jog, or a scenic cycle. Whether you are looking for a peaceful walk or an active adventure, Karura Forest has something to offer.

Karura Forest

In the past, the forest had negative associations, including issues of land grabs and criminal activities. However, significant efforts have been made to transform and protect this invaluable resource. Since 2009, organizations like the Friends of Karura Community Forest Association have worked tirelessly. Additionally, the Kenya Forest Service, under Kenya’s Ministry of Forestry and Wildlife, plays a crucial role in safeguarding the forest.

These organizations have made it a safe and welcoming place for all visitors. Today, This is a testament to successful conservation efforts. It stands as a symbol of natural beauty and urban greenery.

Saldoma Tours offers many opportunities to explore and appreciate destinations like Karura Forest. Their expert guidance and personalized approach ensure a distinctive immersion in the forest’s serenity. Saldoma Tours, accessible through their website, provides a range of activities.Get in touch with us and book your slot

Get to experience:

  • Nature Walks
  • Jogging
  • Cycling
  • Birdwatching
  • Picnicking

Slots for activities are available on a first-come, first-served basis. It is advisable to book your slot early to secure your preferred activity.

Today, it serves as an essential green space for relaxation, recreation, and environmental education. The ongoing efforts to maintain and protect the forest ensure it remains a valuable asset for future generations. Visit to experience its beauty and tranquility firsthand. Get in touch with Saldoma Tours today to book your slot and immerse yourself in this urban oasis.


Package Costing

Description Citizen Resident Non-resident
Adult 100 200 600
Child <13yrs 50 100 300


Additional Costs

Description Cost Total
Transport 300
Snacks 200
Entry fees 100
Mark up 200




Arrive at Karura Forest and register at the entrance.
Enjoy a refreshing nature walk through the forest.
Visit the waterfall area for serene views and photo opportunities.

Have a picnic lunch at one of the designated areas.
Optionally engage in activities like bird watching, cycling, or the tree canopy walk.

Continue exploring the forest, discovering scenic viewpoints and indigenous trees.
Visit the historic Mau Mau caves if interested.

Conclude your visit by returning to the main entrance before closing time

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Karura Forest
From KSh800
/ Adult
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