Category: Hiking

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Kereita Cave and Waterfall

The Kereita Forest at the southern-most end of the Aberdares range has interesting hiking trails and natural features like the Kereita Cave and Waterfall. The trails were established by Kijabe Environment Volunteers (KENVO), a...

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Mt Kenya, Chogoria Route

Updated 12 December 2016 Mt Kenya is the ultimate hiking and climbing destination in Kenya. It is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest in Africa at 5199m above sea level (asl),...

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Camping Stoves in Kenya

Weight is a major consideration when choosing a camping stove for backpacking. The availability of the appropriate fuel for your camping stove here in Kenya is another consideration. With these factors in mind, let’s review the various options of camping stoves available, and which ones you can or cannot use in Kenya.

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Gatamaiyu Riverine Walk

The Gatamaiyu Riverine Walk in Gatamaiyu Forest, part of the larger Kereita Forest, transports visitors into a tranquil natural world with the soothing sound of gently flowing river waters. Situated about 55km from Nairobi,...

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Funhike Kenya

Funhike Kenya , the latest entrant into the fraternity of hiking groups in Nairobi, hit the ground running in late 2010 with a hike up the ever popular Ngong Hills, and had a blast...

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Mt Olorgesailie

Situated about 65km from Nairobi, the Olorgesailie pre-historic site got its name from the nearby 1,760m high Mount Olorgesailie. Its proximity to Nairobi makes it an ideal location for a day hike up the mountain. The hike takes 3 hours through dry, rocky country with scattered dryland thorny bushes providing the only cover from the hot sun.

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Nature Kenya

Nature Kenya is an environmental conservation organization with the mission of connecting nature with people. They hope through the pursuit of this mission to build a strong constituency for conservation across Kenya, enhance knowledge...