Known as Oldoinyo Lesatima, Mt Satima is the highest of the Aberdares peaks and the third highest mountain in Kenya. Located on the Nothern side of the Aberdare Range, the hiking cuts through the bogs and moorlands to the jaw-dropping out of this world sporadic rock formation dubbed “Dragon’s Teeth”.and finally to Mt Satima summit.
Feature Image courtesy of Donald Mwangi.
What’s Not Included
Location: Outside Bata Shop, Hilton (Opposite Kencom)
Route: Shamata gate
0900hrs – Start the hike
1300hrs – Summit
1600hrs – Finish hike
2100hrs – Arrival at Nairobi
About this activity
Difficulty level: Challenge
Duration: 7 hours
Elevation gain: 600m
Maximum altitude: 4001m
Must have done at least 3 hikes in the past two months, including 1 high altitude hike.
What to bring
Where Do We Meet?
For group travel, we will meet up at Bata shop Hilton (opposite Kencom). The guide will be at the meet-up point.
This trip is self-drive-friendly and has safe parking. Shamata Gate – Pin Location
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
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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