Two major paths can be used for hiking: one is a 9km open road that simply winds up the mountain, while the other is a 6km footpath through the forest. The former is a dusty affair in the scorching sun.
Hiking in Nairobi
You’ve been everywhere, done it all, seen it all, hiked them all; it is time to up your game and unleash the beast in you. The Nyandarua Circuit is a two-traverse challenge that gets you around the entire Aberdare Range — while offering you cost savings.
Whether you’ve been to Point Lenana or not, whether you used the Sirimon Route or otherwise, whether you’ve been to tougher hikes than this one, you are reading this because you have never done the Mt Kenya Peak Circuit. So, sit back and read through this action-packed tour, then you can decide when to come on board; we strongly recommend that you do!
The Sleeping Warrior hiking trail begins at the Lake Elementaita Park gate, with an initial 8 km trek on a dusty path along the shores of Lake Elmentaita. The hills and the lake are surrounded by beautiful marshland vegetation, home to buffalo and over 400 species of birds. Trail options: 10km, 12km, 19km
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