Ura gate

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One of official entrance/exit points for Meru national park, located on its southern western end, with KWS offices and an airstrip.

What to do therePay for park fees, get entry tickets/permits, information about the park, sport fishing and game drives nearby.

Best time to visitThe dry seasons of the year

Location of Ura gateUra gate sits next to the riverside forests of Ura river — one of Tana river's tributaries.

This is a remote area, with farms and scattered settlements occupying the opposite side of the river.

It also is on the south western end of Meru national park and near the equator.

How to get thereBy vehicle or air, with the latter using the airstrip next to the area or others in the park.

It is about 300 km from Nairobi, using the road through Embu and Meru.

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