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Hikeathon

July 2 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

KSh1,000

Test your body and mind limits, or prepare for the next big adventure by taking a long trek. All participants who complete this hike will get a free badge.

Route: Maimahiu – Ngong

PS: This is the longest Hikeathon trail.

Highlights

  • Physical endurance
  • Long-distance hiking
  • Mental endurance

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
  • Achievement badge
  • Lets Drift power bar

What’s Not Included

  • Transport (Ksh 300)
  • Community fee – Ksh150
  • Meals

Itinerary

0600h: Departure At the benches near Bata shop, Hilton (opposite Kencom)

0720h: Hike Briefing & Stretches

0830h: Start the hike

1700h: Complete hike 

About this activity

Difficulty: Challenging/Demanding

Duration: 8 hrs

Distance: 55-60km

Terrain: Relatively flat

Trailhead: Maimahiu

Endpoint: Ngong

Trail Type: Point to Point

Where Do We Meet?

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 drift is NOT Self-drive friendly.

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.
  • Kindly note that we do not do pickups along the way.
  • The trail is NOT suitable for kids and beginner hikers.
  • Hydrate constantly to avoid extreme exhaustion and heatstroke. Carry 3-4 litres of water and a hat to protect yourself from the heat.
  • Kindly observe the COVID-19 health safety regulations.
  • You will get an email confirmation of your booking once you purchase your ticket. 

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.

Resources

  1. Hiking Gear Guide
  2. Hiking Gear Vendors
  3. Trail Difficulty Guide
  4. Trail Gallery
  5. Strava Routes
  6. Guide Bios
  7. Participation Badges
  8. Whatsapp Text Helpline
  9. Drift Shop
  10. Book a Private Drift
  11. Rate Lets Drift on Google

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Details

Date:
July 2
Time:
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
KSh1,000
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Venue

Ngong – Kikuyu

Organizer

Jovial James
Phone:
0701855344

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