Thika travel guide

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You're Going to Love Thika

With a population of 200,000, Thika is the largest city in Kiambu, Kenya by the number of inhabitants.

When to visit Thika

Thika in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Thika in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Thika


Although Thika doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Nairobi (NBO), which is located 37 km from Thika.

Airlines serving Thika

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,060 reviews)
Air France
Good (838 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,270 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,208 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (4,032 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (203 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
Good (602 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (320 reviews)
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Ethiopian Air
Good (285 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (610 reviews)
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Where to stay in Thika

Average rates range from around $83 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $64 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Thika

Hiring a car in Thika

Expect to pay $2.45 per litre in Thika (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $29.35 and $39.13.