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A Taste of The Tea Plantations in Kericho #2

Hosted by the Consul of the Nairobi Cyclists and Thrillseekers Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 14 Jun 15:00 - Sun 16 Jun 19:00

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“Where the green meets the blue!”
“Tea as far as the eyes can see!”

It is a very beautiful place to be, the fresh air amidst the vast tea fields. Our time here was really amazing and I thought to post this again if someone missed it. The morning walk up the hill in the farm to catch the sunrise was an unexpected plus to this place. Really nice Kenyan food, good service, friendly help and more than all, the owner is full of information and well travelled.
The dam was just filling up after the dry season so a little muddy, but now it is crystal clear. It is so relaxing.
Cycling through the fields is more than made-up for by the incredible views across the estates, and the scent of freshly cut tea leaves. We cycled exploring the farm, but we did not even cover the entire farm. There is both really tough and easy terrain.

Let's go explore this place together.

OUR HOST
The farm’s guest-house, where we will be staying, is amazing, a lovely cottage with the most endearing fire place! This farm is the perfect escape for a getaway with your friends or family, to experience life on a serene Kericho Farm. 🙂
At the heart of the 1,000 acre farm is a small dam, surrounded by vast green swathes of tea bushes including purple tea bushes.

(We will get a chance to pick some tea as well!) 😉

THE MAIN FEATURES OF THE EVENT INCLUDE:
-Roadtrip from Nairobi to Kericho on Friday evening
-Saturday cycling through beautiful tea plantations (this is optional), then bonfire and bbq in the evening by the dam.
-Optional if we want to wake up, we can catch the sunrise from the highest hill in the farm with really good aerial view of the whole farm
-Relaxing and enjoying the serenity
-Other activities available including horse-riding, swimming, kayaking, boat rides, fishing, etc
-Catching the sunset from the escarpment over Nakuru

The cost package caters for:-
-Transport from Nairobi and back in a spacious tour bus / van
-Well-serviced mountain bike
-Accomodation on full board (prepare to enjoy local delicacies)
-Mineral water

You will carry:-
-Backpack to carry water and snacks
-Raincoat
-Change of shoes
-Fishing rodes
-Swimming suits, sandals
-Extra 1 litres water
-Snacks and lunch
-Sun glasses
-Personal effects, change of clothes, towel, socks it can get cold
-Pocket money
-Camera
-ID / Permit / Passport

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