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CRA-K 050: Elephant Hill Aberdare one Day Hike Trip Whole day USD 190

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This Day hiking expedition departs Nairobi any day of the week at 0600hrs.

Best seasons to hike this dounting hill of the Southern part of Aberdare Ranges: January - Mid March / July or during a semi dry season

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Starting a hiking trek at Elephant Hill - Aberdare Ranges The vastness of the Aberdare ranges - Elephant Hill

Amazing scenery, Birds and wildlife along the trail, steep climb highly recommended for seasonal and fit participants, ideal day hike especially
if you are preparing for serious treks like Mt Meru, Kenya, Kilimanjaro among others, variety of flora e.g Loberia, Giant heather among others, Haven for Botany enthusiasts, Canopy of towering Bamboo zone, Narrow trail scattered every few steps by treacherous mud when wet, wonderful views of the surrounding countryside including Naivasha, Thika, Sasumua Dam, Ndakaini Dam among others.

We will drive through the southern end of the Aberdare Ranges about 90km North of Nairobi. Proceed for a guided trekking along the Bamboo forest. The flora and fauna is quite unique and only found in Mount Kenya Region. The hike up the hill takes a minimum of 4½ hours starting at an altitude of 2,500m. For the strong-willed, the hike goes over slightly rocky terrain at an altitude of over 3,500m above sea level with temperature dropping significantly. The climb finally comes to an end at the famous Elephant Hill table which is at 3,900m above sea level.

We will enjoy a bush picnic lunch provided by Crocodile Racers Adventures before descending to the base which is as challenging as ascending; doing another 2 - 3 hours.

A steep descent on Elephant hills - Aberdare National Park Ranges

After conquering the challenge and thoroughly testing our fitness and acclimatization prowess, we will embark on our journey back ETA in Nairobi: 1845hrs local time.

One day Hiking Day Tour to Elephant Hill Aberdare rates as below:

Charges per person All Seasons:

  • East Africa Citizens @ Kshs 4,950 pp
  • Expatriates @ Kshs 5,700 pp 
  • Non resident @ USD 190 pp 

Above rates are subject to change should necessitating factors dictate

One day Hiking Day Tour to Elephant Hill Aberdare rates includes:

  • Above rates are per person in a group of 8 pax minimum
  • Pickup and drop-off from a central point in Nairobi
  • Park entry fees
  • Professional English speaking guides
  • Packed lunch
  • Guided trek
  • Complimentary bottled water 

One day Hiking Day Tour to Elephant Hill Aberdare rates excludes:

  • Extra Drinks & meals. (These can be arranged at an extra cost upon request)
  • Medical, travel & personal insurance cover
  • Tips or gratuity
  • Communication charges
  • Visas, international airfares and airport taxes;
  • Sightseeing not included in the package
  • Optional activities
  • Personal expenses such as transfers to/from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport)
  • Anything else not mentioned in the inclusive list


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