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Into The Thick of It

April 27 @ 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

Free – KSh3,500

Join us as we get ‘into the thick of it’ on a forest Hikeathon through Kinale forest. Known for its floral mosaic where orchids grow in abundance and bamboo stalks due to the area’s high altitude, Kinale is a battlefield of cold weather, high altitude, and thick vegetation. It requires teamwork and precise navigation skills—you blink once and you are lost!


  • Forest trail


0600h: Departure

0815h: Hike Briefing & Stretches

0830h: Start the Hike

  • Difficulty: Moderate/Challenge
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Distance: 28 km
  • Elevation: Gradual steepness
  • Trailhead: Gatamaiyu Shopping center
  • Trail Type: Point-to-Point

1500h: Complete Hike

  • Endpoint: Kimende Township

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 possible in a day.
  • An achievement badge

What’s Not Included

  • Transport (Ksh 650)
  • KFS fees  (Citizens 232,Residents 464,Non-residents 696)
  • 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.

This trip is NOT self-drive-friendly.

Know before you go

  • The guide’s contact information 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.
  • Kindly observe the COVID-19 health and safety regulations.
  • You will get an email confirmation of your booking once you purchase your ticket.

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.

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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Into The Thick of it - Citizen
KSh 1,500
13 available
Into The Thick of it - Resident
KSh 2,500
10 available
Into The Thick of it - Non Resident
KSh 3,500
7 available


April 27
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Free – KSh3,500
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