Thika

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General Information

Thika is a busy and fast-growing town in the Central region of Kenya.  Thika is the setting for novelist Elspeth Huxley's interpretation of her colonial childhood, The Flame Trees of Thika, which was adapted as a television series in the 1980’s.  There are not many flame trees left and are now outnumbered by conifers.

Thika is basically a satellite of Nairobi, with many textile and food processing factories dotted around.  

Accommodation in Thika

Thika offers a selection of budget-friendly accommodation options. There are a range of hotels, lodges and self-catering units in the area. Please view our accommodation directory for more information on places to stay.

Activities in Thika

There are a variety of things to do and see in this area:-

  • Bird watching
  • Hikes and walks
  • The Chania and Thika rivers
  • Blue Posts Hotel - small zoo on the grounds which has crocodiles and several species of monkey as well as it being the one place in Kenya where one can see a porcupine

Please see the activities directory for more information.

Businesses

Thika's business community is growing and tourists can find shops, stalls and souvenirs in the vicinity. The restaurants are a wonderful experience with delicious local delights, catering to all tastes.

Please go to our business directory for a full list of businesses you can find in the region, or add your own free business listing.

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