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Mt Kipipiri

May 11 @ 4:30 am - 8:30 pm

KSh3,300 – KSh5,250
Kipipiri

Mt Kipipiri is an easy and engaging entry to mountaineering. Perfect trail for intermediate mountaineers who want an easy day out as well. The trail is defined by its endowed rain forest, wildlife, and views of the Nyandarua Range, Lake Olboloosat, Lake Naivasha, among other landmarks.

All participants will get a free badge.

Highlights  

  • Panoramic views of the Aberdares
  • Mt Kipipiri

Itinerary

0430h: Departure Outside Bata Shop – Hilton

Route: Nrbi – Ndunyu Njeru – Geta Forest Station

0800hrs – start the hike

1800hrs – Finish hike

2100hrs – Arrival at Nairobi

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
  • Transportation to the trailhead and back
  • Park fees for Citizens,Residents & and non-Residents
  • An achievement badge

Charges Excludes

  • Meals & Snacks

About this activity

Distance: 18km

Duration: 7 hours

Elevation gain: 1200m

Maximum altitude: 3349m

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Trailhead: Geta forest station base

Self-drive friendly: Geta Forest Station – Pin Location

Guidelines

Must have done at least 3 hikes in the past two months.

What to bring

  1. Waterproof hiking shoes
  2. Hiking Backpack
  3. Leg gaiters
  4. Hiking pants
  5. 3L water (bring a reusable water bottle or a hydration pack)
  6. T-shirt (long sleeve polyester or/and thermal T-shirt)
  7. Fleece Jacket and a shell jacket (or a poncho for the Shell)
  8. Gloves (warm and waterproof)
  9. Hiking buff or scarf
  10. Sunglasses, sunscreen, sun protection
  11. Hat; Marvin, fleece hat, a wide-brimmed hat, etc
  12. Polyester socks (+ an extra pair or two in your backpack)
  13. Trekking pole
  14. Snacks (sandwich, trail mix (nuts), fruit salad, energy drink, warm beverage, biscuits, etc.)
  15. Personal items (ID, pocket money, hand sanitizer, facemask, phone, camera, Lighter, Pocket Knife, First aid Kit)
  16. Headlamp
  17. Change of clothes for after the hike in case you get wet or muddy.

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.

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 suitable for hikers getting into mountaineering and high-altitude trails.
  • The trail is NOT suitable for kids.
  • This trail is self-drive-friendly.
  • For group travel, we will meet up outside Bata shop Hilton (opposite Kencom). The guide will be at the meet-up point. Kindly keep time.
  • Late cancellations will not be refunded.
  • Kindly observe the COVID-19 health safety regulations.
  • By getting a ticket, you agree to the T&C’s of Lets Drift.
  • Please note that this hike is on unless communicated otherwise. You will get an email confirmation of your booking once you purchase your ticket. See you on the trails!

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

Tickets

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Details

Date:
May 11
Time:
4:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cost:
KSh3,300 – KSh5,250
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Organizer

Bold Brian
Phone:
0729097144

Venue

Aberdares
Nyandarua,+ Google Map

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