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The Apostles Creed

July 15, 2022 @ 4:30 pm - July 16, 2022 @ 9:30 pm

KSh3,250 – KSh3,700
twelve apostles
The Twelve Apostles is a little-known and rarely climbed mountain peak on the Aberdare Range, near Mount Kinangop and only about 2 km apart but there’s no trail. Bushwhacking a route takes a lot of time and effort. The terrain is steep and dense. There are no guarantees for the summit but the adventure is going to be worthwhile.
PS: This is an extremely challenging scouting expedition, you are required to have done Mt Kenya to qualify and signup. 


  • Views of Aberdares Ranges
  • Upclose views of Mt Kinangop
  • The Twelve Apostles

What’s Included

  • Professional, knowledgeable, friendly guide.
  • Transport
  • A commitment to make the tour as exciting, challenging, informative, and full as you’d like.
  • Achievement badge
  • Park Fees

What’s Not Included

  • Accommodation at Njabini – B&B (Ksh 1000)
  • Meals



1630h: Departure

Location: At the benches near Bata shop, Hilton (opposite Kencom) 

Route: Nrbi – Njabini

1800hrs – Arrive in Njabini

1900hrs – Supper

2000hrs – Expedition Briefing by Guide

2100hrs – Retire to bed


0400h: Departure from Njabini

Route: Njabini town – KWS Gate

0500hrs – Start expedition

0900hrs – Elephant Hill Peak

1030hrs – Kinangop Side

1100hrs – Twelve Apostles

1400hrs – Turnaround time

1800hrs – Njabini Gate

2100hrs – Return to Nairobi

About this activity

Difficulty level: Challenge

Distance: Appx 30km

Duration: 12 hours

Elevation gain: Apx 1200m

Maximum altitude: 3950m

What to Wear/Bring 

Upper body:

• Head: Fleece Marvin/ hat
• Hiking buff/ scarf
• Sports bra 
• Thermal T-shirt (polyester)
• Fleece jacket
• Down jacket
• Shell jacket
• Raincoat/poncho
• Water-resistant Gloves

Lower body:

•Thermal sleeves
•Hiking pants/Summit pants with fleece/Waterproof pants.
•Cotton socks (+ an extra pair or two in your backpack)
•Waterproof hiking boots


• 3Ltrs water (bring a reusable bottle or a hydration pack)
• Snacks: fruit salad, energy drink, warm beverage, biscuits, sandwich, trail mix (nuts), etc.
• Personal items (ID, pocket money, hand sanitizer, facemask, phone, camera, Lighter, Pocket Knife, and First-aid Kit)
• Trekking pole
• Headlamp
•A change of clothes and shoes in case you get wet or muddy.
•Sunglasses, sunscreen, sun protection

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. KWS Njabini Gate – Aberdares National Park – Pin Location

Our Safety Pledge

Your safety is our top priority. Professional hiking guides lead our experiences, and local guides 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 get in touch with us for more information.

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. 

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

  • Nobody has done this before


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July 15, 2022 @ 4:30 pm
July 16, 2022 @ 9:30 pm
KSh3,250 – KSh3,700
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12 Apostles – Aberdares

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