Skip to main content
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Ride Through History

June 18, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

KSh1,500 – KSh4,000

Are you up for our little adventure that combines cycling and history? If so, our shortest biking trail in Oloolua Forest, right in the heart of Karen, is the perfect spot for you! This nature trail offers a serene escape from the fast-paced city life, where you can enjoy the beauty of nature at your own pace.

During your ride, you’ll have the chance to explore a variety of attractions, including a 33-meter-long cave, a 20-foot waterfall, and a picnic site. Keep your eyes peeled for cute Vervet Monkeys and adorable dik diks as you enjoy the company of other biking enthusiasts.

And that’s not all – your adventure culminates at the famous Karen Blixen Museum, where you can choose to have a guided tour or unwind and sip your favorite beverage at the resplendent restaurant. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to experience the best of both worlds – cycling and history!

Highlights: 

  • Forest trail
  • Picnic 
  • Waterfall
  • Cave
  • Picturesque views
  • Karen Blixen Museum
  • Close up views of Ngong Hills
  • Sweet tarmac drops

Itinerary

0900h: Departure At the benches near Bata shop, Hilton (opposite Kencom)

0940h: Start the biking experience

1300h: Complete biking experience

Meet-up Location: Outside Bata Shop, Hilton(opposite Kencom)

Route: Nrbi – The Oloolua Nature Trail

About this activity

Difficulty: Moderate 

Duration: 4 hrs

Distance: 15km

Self-drive friendly

Charges Includes 

  • Instructor/guide fee
  • Experience
  • New mountain bike
  • Helmet

Charges Excludes

  • Vehicle parking (Ksh 100)
  • KFS Fee (Ksh 250)
  • Transport (Ksh 150)
  • Snacks

Ride Structure

  • Pre-ride routine
    • Intros and Stretches  
    • Bike & Safety Briefing 
    • Bike & Helmet fitting 
    • Water distribution
  • Rides will have various photo stops 
  • The ride pace will be set by the guide. No one will be left behind.

What to bring

  • Small backpack (double strapped bag) 
  • Water bottle (300ml – 500ml) 
  • A jacket (it can get cold in the afternoon/evening)
  • Snacks

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 self-drive-friendly and has safe parking. 

The Oloolua Nature Trail

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 and pro cyclists.
  • 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

Cyclists 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.

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

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Tickets are no longer available

Details

Date:
June 18, 2023
Time:
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Cost:
KSh1,500 – KSh4,000
Event Categories:
, ,

Venue

Karen Blixen, Oloolua

Organizer

Awesome Aura
Phone:
+254701711047

By confirming your RSVP(s), you consent to all terms stated in the Terms & conditions and Waiver & Indemnity Agreement.