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Zaina Falls

July 9 @ 5:30 am - 6:00 pm

Zaina Falls is located in the hilly and green Nyeri County, on average over 2,000 meters above sea level. A 10-kilometer drive from Nyeri town westwards at the foot of Aberdares Ranges in Zaina Forest, found in Tetu District. It’s primarily an agricultural area that features tea, coffee, and dairy farming. Also, the legendary MauMau field Mashal Dedan Kimathi’s home is 5km away from Zaina Falls.


0600h: Departure At the benches near Bata shop, Hilton (opposite Kencom)

Route: Nrbi – Nyeri

0930h: Start the hike

1430h: Complete hike 

About this activity

Difficulty: Moderate

Duration: 6 hrs

Distance: 9km

Terrain: Terrain: Includes some steep & slippery sections



  • Zaina falls
  • MauMau caves
  • Dedan Kimathi museum

Charges Includes  

  • 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.

Charges Excludes

  • Transport Fees (Ksh 1000)
  • KFS entry (Ksh 232)
  • Snacks & Meals

Where Do We Meet?

For group travel via psv, we will meet up at the benches near Bata shop Hilton (opposite Kencom). The guide will be at the meet-up point.

Kindly contact the guide if interested in self-drive option

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

  • 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 those with extreme fear of darkness.
  • 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.


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July 9
5:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Idyllic Ian



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