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How far is Masai Mara from Nairobi? How long doe sit take by road to get there?

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Tar,

That greatly depends on where in the Mara you are going, etc. Never judge anywhere by distance in Kenya, trips are measured in hours not miles! It should take between 5-6 hours to get there, the roads aren't the best, so take a cushion or 2!

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Hello Tar,

It depends on which side you are going and

it takes 5- 6 hours drive to get there

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Hi

An indication: from Mara Serena deep in the Triangle to the Park gate (via the Keekorok area) took us over 2.5 hours early morning at dawn, with very little major game watching, except for lion sightings at two spots. Rangers let us leave the lodge only at 6 AM. The drive from the Gate into the Triangle had taken far longer, maybe 4 hours, due to frequent stops and glorious, afternoon photo ops. Fun, bumpy roads add to the charm!

After that, the drive from the Park gate to Wilson Airport area in Nairobi took over 4 hours with one rest stop and one refuelling stop.

Pics: feni-and-amok.blogspot.com

- Jyoti

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You require to advise the lodge location you will be staying. This is because Nairobi to Masai Mara takes approximately 4.5-6 hours depending with the lodge location. For instances, lodges to Narok County Council- Keekorok area or else via Sekenani gate and its surrounding can take a maximum of 4.5 - 5 hours unlike lodges to Mara Triangle or Mara North Conservancy where you can take upto 6 hours as per Mr Jyoti advise

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How many hours does it take from Lake Nakuru lodge to Fig Tree Camp in Masai Mara? How good or bad are the roads? If bad, how many kms stretch (approx) is bad?

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Drive from the Mara to Nakuru is about 5/hrs, much of it on nasty roads.

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Thank you very much 4sandi.

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