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Gatamaiyu 1

April 23 @ 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Free – KSh3,000

The first of the scenic 5 series of Gatamaiyu waterfalls, Gatamaiyu 1 is one of our earliest discoveries and remains king for its series of attractions. Recommended for beginners, Intermediate hikers, or anyone who loves ‘duff mpararo’

✌️PS: This trail ends with lunch at Drifter’s most favorite nyama choma joint – 680 butchery at Githunguri town


  • 3 Waterfalls
  • Duff mpararo(Swimming)

0730h: Departure

0845h: Hike Briefing & Stretches

0900h: Start the Hike

  • Difficulty: Beginner-friendly
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Distance: 14km
  • Trailhead: Githunguri town
  • Trail Type: Out and back

1530h: Complete Hike

  • Trail end: Githunguri town

What’s Included

  • Professional, knowledgeable, and friendly guide.
  • A commitment to make the tour as exciting, challenging, informative, and full as you’d like, and as is possible in a day.

What’s Not Included

  • Transport (Ksh 700)
  • Meals

For group travel via psv, we will meet up at the benches near Bata shop Hilton (opposite Kencom). The guide will be at the meet-up point.

This trip is Selfdrive friendly: Pin Location

  • The guide’s contact is available at the bottom of this page. Feel free to get in touch with any queries regarding this hike.
  • Kindly note that we do not do pickups along the way.
  • The trail is NOT suitable for kids.
  • By getting a ticket, you agree to the T&C’s of Lets Drift.
  • Please note that this hike is ON unless communicated otherwise.
  • You will get an email confirmation of your booking once you purchase your ticket. 

Your safety is our top priority. Our experiences are led by professional hiking guides, and well-known local guides who are well versed with the trails they are guiding. All our guides carry a First-aid Kit and have an emergency contact. If you have any further questions about safety, please contact us for more information.

Cancellation Policy
Hikers that wish to cancel more than 48 hours before the hike will be issued a 50% refund of the total hiking fees. Those that cancel 48 hours or less to the actual date will not be refunded. No shows will not be refunded either.


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April 23
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Free – KSh3,000
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