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October 6 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free – KSh1,000

Thiririka river flows freely cascading to Tumathi waterfalls coined to mean, too much. Dense bushes engulf the forest while stinging leaves do the pricking. Interestingly, bamboo trees are found nestled at the center. Coffee plantations mushroom in and out of the farms. A tarmacked road connects the trails. Crossing on robust iron pipes arouses more fun.

Feature image courtesy of Chintan Gohel


  • 2 Waterfalls
  • Duff mpararo (River swimming)


0700h: Departure 

0835h: Hike Briefing & Stretches

0850h: Start the hike

1500h: Complete hike 

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

Route: Nrbi – Gatundu – Handege

About this activity

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 5 hrs

Distance: Appx 9 km

Elevation: Steep in select areas

Trailhead: Handege shopping center

Trail Type: Point to point

Trail end: Gatundu town

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 600)
  • Meals 

What to bring

  • Waterproof hiking shoes
  • Rain gear in case it rains
  • Swimming costume
  • Warm clothing
  • A wide-brimmed hat, Sunscreen
  • Snacks
  • 2Litres drinking water

Know before you go

  • The guide’s contact is available at the bottom of this page. Feel free to get in touch with them with any queries regarding this hike.
  • The trail is suitable for beginner hikers and kids.
  • The starting point of this hike is not the endpoint.
  • This trail is NOT self-drive-friendly.
  • For group travel via public transport, we will meet up at the benches near 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!

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.


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October 6
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Free – KSh1,000
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Gatundu Town


Jovial James

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