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Hit the Lights

February 25, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

The trails at Kijabe are a hot spot for Enduro racing, where professional cyclists test their skills on steep inclines and high speeds. For those new to the sport, the “Hit the Lights” section is a must-try. This short but challenging course is designed to give cyclists a taste of what it’s like to ride in Kijabe. Get ready to test your limits and have fun!

Hit the Lights, a song by Metallica, inspired the trail’s name.

Photography Courtesy of Curtis Odhiambo, Charles Kimani, Marvin Muriu & Cosmas Rotich

The amazing Kijabe Kahawa Coffee Shop is where you’ll wrap up your journey.



  • New Giant Mountain Bikes 
  • Beginner-friendly 
  • Professional Mountain Bike Guides
  • Amazing sceneries of Kijabe Forest


0700h: Departure At the benches near Bata shop, Hilton (Opposite Kencom)

Route: Nrbi – Kijabe

0835h: Ride Briefing

0845h: Start cycling

1530h: Complete experience

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.
  • Quality bikes
  • Helmet
  • Water bottle with water

What’s Not Included

  • Transport (Ksh 400)
  • Meals 

About this activity

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 5 hours

Distance: 10km

Trailhead: Kijabe

Endpoint: Kijabe


Ride Structure

  • Bike & Safety Briefing 
  • Bike & Helmet fitting 
  • Snacks and water distribution
  • Rider introductions
  • Rides will have various photo stops 
  • Ride pace will be set by guide

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.

Pin location for self-drive: Gichiengo

Our Safety Pledge

Your safety is our top priority. Our experiences are led by professional 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 suitable for beginner cyclists.
  • 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.


  1. Giant Mountain Bikes
  2. Tubike page


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February 25, 2023
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
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