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Kenton Hill

July 16 @ 6:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free – KSh1,000

This is a challenging hike for the most adventurous hikers. It starts from Gichiengo Shopping center descending steeply through the thick forest vegetation. The hiking route follows the railway line to the historic old Kijabe town.  Finally, we begin the resilience testing Kenton hill to gorgeous panoramic views in the top and trek through Kinale forest to our endpoint.

Highlights  

  • Breathtaking Kijabe hills
  • Views of GRV & Mt Longonot
  • Kinale Forest

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 450)
  • Community fees(Ksh 332)
  • Meals 

Itinerary

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

Route: Nrbi – Kimende – Gichiengo

0800h: Start the hike

1600h: Complete hike 

About this activity

Difficulty: Challenge

Duration: 7 hrs

Distance: 22km

Maximum altitude: 2700m

Terrain: Very Steep

Trailhead: Gichiengo Shopping center

Trail Type: Out and Back

Trail end: Soko Mjinga

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 trip is self-drive friendly and has safe parking: Gichiengo Shops – Pin Location

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.
  • Kindly observe the COVID-19 health 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.

What Drifters say about this trail

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. Rate Lets Drift on Google

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Details

Date:
July 16
Time:
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free – KSh1,000
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Organizers

Nifty Nyaga
Wagwan Wango

Venue

Kijabe

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