Use the tarmac road from Nairobi to Kitale and Kapenguria and then for 67 km down what has been described as, possibly Kenya's most spectacular tarmac road. Leave the main Kitale-Lowdar road at our signboard 1 km north of the Sigor/Tot junction at Marich Pass, and continue southward for 1 km down a clearly marked track.
or use the adventure routes via Iten and over the all-weather Cherangani Highway to join up with the Kitale-Lowdar road.
or the track from Lake Baringo through the Kito Pass and across the Kerio Valley to Tot - the roughest of the three approaches and suitable for four-wheel drive vehicles only.
| ||Crossing the equator en route from Nairobi |
Nairobi to Marich Pass Centre: 500-520 kms, depending on which
all weather route is taken, an 9 hour journey by car, a
comfortable 2 day journey by lorry. Other distances from the
Centre on all-weather asphalted roads are:
Mombasa 980 kms
Nakuru 325 kms
Eldoret 170 kms
Uganda border at Malaba 240 kms
Lodwar 215 kms
L. Turkana at Kalokol 280 kms
Sudan border at Lokichogio 435 kms
From Uganda it is a 2 day excursion to Turkana via Marich.