Tagged: hills in kenya

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Mt Kenya, Chogoria Route

Updated 12 December 2016 Mt Kenya is the ultimate hiking and climbing destination in Kenya. It is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest in Africa at 5199m above sea level (asl),...

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Mt Olorgesailie

Situated about 65km from Nairobi, the Olorgesailie pre-historic site got its name from the nearby 1,760m high Mount Olorgesailie. Its proximity to Nairobi makes it an ideal location for a day hike up the mountain. The hike takes 3 hours through dry, rocky country with scattered dryland thorny bushes providing the only cover from the hot sun.

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Ngong Hills

The Ngong Hills’ proximity to Nairobi, about 22km southwest of the city, makes it a very popular weekend destination for visitors from all over the country. Some come for walks while others picnic or...

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Ol Donyo Sabuk

Revised July 7 2016 The Ol Donyo Sabuk mountain, also known as Kilimambogo or Buffalo Mountain, is situated about 70km north-east of Nairobi, and about 25km east of Thika town. It is a National...

Amazing views from the top of Oloroka 1

Oloroka, near Oltepesi

The Oloroka massif standing at 2048m above sea level at its highest (olesekut summit), is one of two mountains flanking the little town of Oltepesi, also known by the locals as Tinga, sitting on...

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Ole Sayeti

For those who like getting off the beaten track, then Ole Sayeti is one such place. A trip to this little known hill on the floor of the Great Rift Valley about 50km from...

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Ol Donyo Orok

The Ol Donyo Orok, also known as Namanga Hill soars to an elevation of 2,548m above sea level. Clear mountain river waters, boulders sculptured by centuries of water erosion, and caves carved into the river and mountain sides provide a most rewarding outdoor experience for hiking enthusiasts.