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Kijabe Hills Hike

Hosted by the Consul of the Nairobi Hiking Kenya Group
Sports & Leisure
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Took place 2 weeks 1 day ago
Sat 04 Nov 06:00 - 18:00

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The challenging and spectacular Kijabe hills will leave you asking for more tough hikes.
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Trekking Time: Protected content (including breaks)
Difficult: High!
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About the hike
Kijabe Hill is located North West of Nairobi. It is part of the Rift Valley Escarpment which covers 37,620 ha and has major attractions sites which include Gatamaiyu river line walk, Williams Hill, Kijabe / Kiharu circuit and Kereita forest and waterfall.

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The trek takes Protected content to the top of the first hill. On a clear day the hill rewards with stunning views of the nearby Longonot, Lake Naivasha, Mt. Suswa and Kikuyu Escarpment Further east are views as far as Elephant hill in the Aberdare ranges .Pyrethrum farms are in plenty at this very high altitude.
The descent from this first hill takes another 1 hour with an additional stretch along the railway line to the second hill popular for an old water trail. This is more steep than the first and you need to pack up your energies for this. The end point is at Soko Mjinga on Nairobi/Naivasha highway.
C. WHAT TO CARRY
1. Proper Comfortable hiking boots with good grip
2.. Powerful Whistle
3.. Emergency Safety kit (Evacuation card, personal first aid items, matchbox)
5. Extra water
6. Hat ,sun screen
7. Jacket : Its Windy & cold sometimes
8. Sunglasses
9. Snacks eg. Crisps, biscuits, Sweets, cookies to last the hike
10. Day Pack /Small Bag to carry your personal items
11. GPS Tracker device-option but important.
12. Camera
13. Identification card or passport

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