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Mt Longido, the Northern Trail

Right after crossing from Kenya to Tanzania at Namanga, the prominent rocky summit of Mt Longido can be seen to the left, seemingly daring climbers to attempt its sheer rock faces. For hikers preparing...

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Nairobi Botanical Garden

The Nairobi Botanical Garden is a little know strip of green space nestling between the Nairobi National Museum buildings and the Nairobi River, about 10 minutes walk from the Central Business District (CBD). A...

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Ndoto Mountains, Aldera Hill

The Ndoto Mountains on the northern end of Samburu County are an oasis for those adventurous enough to brave the long off-road hot dusty drive through the semi-arid northern frontier plains of Kenya. Insecurity...

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Mt Ololokwe

The distinctive flat-topped shape and high sheer cliff drops of the 2,000m high Mt Ololokwe towering over the Samburu plains a short distance past Archers Post in Northern Kenya, never fails to turn heads....

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Mau Mau Caves, Mt Kenya

The Mau Mau Caves at the foothills of Mt Kenya open out to a beautiful waterfall and pass-through rocks on Burguret River. Once shielded by a dense forest cover, these caves near Nanyuki are...

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Nairobi Safari Walk

The Nairobi Safari Walk offers a unique setting for visitors to see Kenya’s flora and fauna in habitats that simulate natural environments, albeit on a smaller scale than the large National Parks and Game...

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Nairobi Marathon

The Stanchart Nairobi Marathon, held annually towards the end of October, includes 42km full marathon, 21km half marathon, and 10km road races through the city streets. The route course has been changed numerous times over...

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Ndakaini Half Marathon

  The Ndakaini Half Marathon event, which includes a 21km race, 10km race, and a 5km family fun run, is held every year in September around Ndakaini Dam, the source of over 70% of...

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Kwea Milele

Kwea Milele (Swahili for Ascent Forever) is a premier hiking phenomenon that hit the Nairobian for the last five years. Started by 5 friends with a random hike plan to Mount Longonot, Kwea Milele subsequently...

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Kisumu World AIDS Marathon

The 8th annual Kisumu World AIDS Marathon will be held on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2013. The entry fee is Ksh100 for Kenyans, and US$120 for foreigners. T-shirts are generally limited and are given...

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Mulleys Machakos Half Marathon

This event, formerly called Peter Mullei Machakos Road Race, takes place annually through the cool hilly environs of Machakos town, with running distances of 21km, 10km and a 3km fun race. Situated 64km south-east...

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Nguruman Escarpment

The journey from Nairobi to the Nguruman Escarpment takes you through the rolling green foothills of the Ngong Hills, a long descent to the semi-arid plains on the floor of the Great Rift Valley,...