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August 5 @ 6:30 am - 3:30 pm

Free – KSh1,000

Due to its geographical positioning in the highlands near the Aberdares Mountains, Gatundu has countless massive waterfalls. Discover giant waterfalls hidden deep in the Githobokoni area of Gatundu North.


  • Forest trails
  • 2 Waterfalls
  • Duff mpararo (Swimming)


0630h: Departure Time

0920h: Hike Briefing & Stretches

0930h: Start the hike

1530h: Complete hike

Meet-up Location: Outside Bata Shop, Hilton(opposite Kencom)

Route: Nrbi – Thika – Gakoe

About this activity

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 6 hours

Distance: 10km

Terrain: Some sections are extremely steep

Trailhead: Gakoe Shopping Centre

Trail end: Mataara Shopping Centre

Trail Type: Point to Point

What’s Included

  • Professional, knowledgeable, 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 600)
  • Meals 

Where Do We Meet?

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

While this Drift is not self-drive friendly one can park their vehicle at Mataara Shopping center (Endpoint) and take a boda to the starting point at  T-Road .Liaise with the guide for more information.

Our Safety Pledge

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.

Know before you go

  • The guide’s contact is available at the bottom of this page. Feel free to get in touch with any queries regarding this hike.
  • The trail is NOT suitable for kids and beginner hikers.
  • Kindly note that we do not do pickups along the way. However, for this hike, there will only be one pickup point at Thika. Liaise with the guide for more information.
  • Kindly observe the COVID-19 health safety regulations.
  • You will get an email confirmation of your booking once you purchase your ticket. See you on the trails!

Cancellation Policy

Hikers will receive a 50% refund if they cancel more than 48 hours before the hike. Cancellations made 48 hours or less before the hike date, including no-shows, will not be refunded. Rescheduling is allowed up to 48 hours before the hike, subject to availability.

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August 5
6:30 am - 3:30 pm
Free – KSh1,000
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