Why Naivasha is an ideal location for WRC Safari Rally 

Nazir Yakub (right), the Deputy Clerk of Course for WRC Safari Rally and Media Safety and route Coordinator Anwar Sidi at “Sleeping Warrior” in Naivasha.   

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What you need to know:

  • Naivasha has a large number of reputable hotels to accommodate local and international visitors monitoring the rally.
  • "Had we chosen to go to a place like Machakos, the rally would have been held on wonderful roads but at the end of the rally, we would have had a challenge accommodating the rally teams. In Nanyuki, the same challenge would arise. Nairobi has heavy traffic jam," said Nazir.

Just why did organisers of the 2021 World Rally Championship Safari Rally settle on Naivasha as the host of the iconic event?


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