KIJABE HILLS HIKESaturday, Jun 25, 2022 06:00 am to Saturday, Jun 25, 2022 04:00 pm
KIJABE HILLS HIKE
Hiking the Kijabe Hills is a good challenge for any outdoor enthusiast looking for adventure. Join us as we explore the enchantment of the Kijabe Hills Hike. Our journey begins at the base of the Kijabe Hills, that is a few Kilometres past Mai Mahiu Town.
Then we'll conquer ourselves by climbing the three Kijabe Hills to a maximum elevation of 2,688 meters above sea level. We will be treated to breathtaking views of the Rift Valley, with Mt. Longonot standing proudly just a few kilometers away. Finally, we will descend toward the Nairobi-Nakuru Highway, where we will exit via Soko Mjinga and connect with our transfer vehicles to Nairobi.
DISTANCE AND STATS FOR THE KIJABE HILLS HIKE
Distance: 11-12 kilometers
Maximum Elevation: 2,688 meters
Maximum Elevation Gain: 773 meters
Duration: 5-7 hours
Moderate Difficulty Yes, it is beginner-friendly. Yes, children aged 7 and up are welcome.
HIKE ITINERARY FOR THE KIJABE HILLS
5:30 a.m. Meet at the Kencom Packing on City Hall Way. Boarding begins at 6:00 a.m and we depart for Kijabe hike starting point.
07:30 08:00 a.m. arrival in Kijabe Hills Hike starting point past Mai Mahiu town
Please arrive on time; latecomers will be left behind and will forfeit the entire amount paid. Requests for pickups must be made by 10 a.m. on the day of the event. Pickups will last no more than 5 minutes. During the commute, there will stops at the Rift Valley view point, and Mai Mahiu Town for any last minute shopping of snacks or any other necessity.
Please stock up on supplies by the event's eve. Please stick to the scheduled turn-back time (where applicable). A timely departure for Nairobi ensures that everyone arrives in good time.
CHARGES CATER FOR
- Transport to and from Kijabe Hills
- Professional Guide
- Professional Photography
- A snack
- The experience
WHAT TO BRING ALONG
- 2L of water in a reusable bottle
- Comfortable hiking/sport shoes.
- Proof of identification. ID/Passport
- Sun Cream & Sunglasses
- Raincoat incase of weather change