Category: Hiking Further Afield

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Torok Waterfalls Near Iten

As you drive down the escarpment from the lofty heights of Iten town towards Kabarnet, you can’t miss the impressively high Torok Waterfalls to your right, about 17km into your descent. With a whooping...

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Sekerr Range, Mt Mtelo Hiking

The first time you venture up the Sekerr range when hiking up Mt Mtelo in West Pokot, you’d be forgiven for throwing furtive looks at every bush, expecting the rat-a-tat sound of gunfire to...

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Ol Donyo Orok, Enkamuka Peak

Enkamuka peak, the second highest on Ol Donyo Orok according to local guides, can be accessed from Maili Tisa centre on the eastern side of the mountain. The trail to this 2,308m high summit...

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Shompole Hill, Southwestern Ridge

The single biggest attraction for Shompole Hill is its location on the northern edge of Lake Natron. From its heights, you get unforgettable views of the impressive delta/swamp created by the Southern Ewaso Ng’iro...

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Mt Elgon, Sasa River Trail

The array of strange plants, impressive variety of colourful flowers, up-close views of Simu and Suam Gorges, and the hot springs at the head of Suam Gorge, make a visit to Mt Elgon’s caldera...

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Mt Kenya’s Great Lakes Tour

Whichever route you use when climbing Mt Kenya, you can’t miss sighting a lake or two. Perhaps you’ve wondered how many of these there are on the mountain.  Over 25 lakes dot Mt Kenya’s...

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Mt Kipipiri

Mt Kipipiri looms large in the minds of the historically inclined. In its shadow is Wanjohi Valley, the hotbed of hedonism by white settlers from the 1920s to the 1940’s. Numerous books have been written about...