Karura Forest is located along Kiambu road, and the primary gate is opposite Sharks Palace Resort.
In CBD, go to the Kiambu matatu stage located at Tom Mboya St, opposite Super Metro stage or KCB Tom Mboya branch. Board the vehicle and tell the conductor to drop you at Karura Forest. Common Saccos include Kaka Travelers and Tripple (S) Services.
Alternatively, you can find fourteen-seater matatus at Race Course Rd between OTC and St Peters Clavers Catholic Church.
Thika Road Users
People using Thika road do not have to get into CBD. Alight at Muthaiga, and you will find matatus there. You can also cross Thika rd. using the footbridge near Mathare hospital, walk toward Muthaiga police station, and cross to the opposite side of Kiambu Rd. There, you will find multiple vehicles waiting for passengers. Once you board the PSV, it will take you five minutes to get to Karura Forest.
For entrance fees and bike hire: https://www.friendsofkarura.org/fees-guides/