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The Best Hiking Trails in Kenya

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Photo of Crater Lake Rim round walk Photo of Longonot Photo of Crescent Island Walk, Lake Naivasha, Kenya
  • Crater Lake Rim round walk

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    near Lentolia Stud, Nakuru (Kenya)
    Distance
    2.76mi
    Elevation +
    381f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofCrater Lake Rim round walk Photo ofCrater Lake Rim round walk Photo ofCrater Lake Rim round walk

    80 minutes if you're fit and don't stop much. 2 hours with photo stop. 3 hours incl picnic break. Wear closed shoes

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  • Longonot

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    near Longonot, Nakuru (Kenya)
    Distance
    7.46mi
    Elevation +
    3100f
    TrailRank
    35| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofLongonot Photo ofLongonot Photo ofLongonot

    Kedong Ranch House is an accomodation located close to Naivasha lake, on the West of Nairobi. In this track we started in the main entrance of Longonot National Park (pic.1). We climbed to the top of the mountain and th...

    Incredible landscape, amazing hike. Make sure you do indeed the round on the top and not only going up and down. For th...
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  • near Naivasha, Rift Valley (Kenya)
    Distance
    5.94mi
    Elevation +
    144f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofCrescent Island Walk, Lake Naivasha, Kenya Photo ofCrescent Island Walk, Lake Naivasha, Kenya Photo ofCrescent Island Walk, Lake Naivasha, Kenya

    14/08/2012 5:38 PM. Cresent Island is famous for appearing in movies like Out of Africa and Tomb Raider. The walk is a lovely walking safari where you can see Masai Giraffe(introduced, Gnu, Plains Zebra, and birds like t...

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  • Ngong Hills, Kenya, jc 210916

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    near Ngong, Kajiado (Kenya)
    Distance
    9.69mi
    Elevation +
    2595f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo ofNgong Hills, Kenya, jc 210916 Photo ofNgong Hills, Kenya, jc 210916 Photo ofNgong Hills, Kenya, jc 210916

    This track starts from a private house in Ngong, but before ascending to the hills, goes through some streets that shows a way to enter the area without passing through the main gate of the Kenya Forest Service.

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  • Mount Ololokwe - Samburu Area

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    near Samburu, Coast Province (Kenya)
    Distance
    6.55mi
    Elevation +
    2618f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo ofMount Ololokwe - Samburu Area Photo ofMount Ololokwe - Samburu Area Photo ofMount Ololokwe - Samburu Area

    Climbing to Mount Ololokwe from Sabache Eco Camp. Cost: 1.000 KES for conservation fee and 1.000 KES for a guide for 2 persons.

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  • near Longonot, Nakuru (Kenya)
    Distance
    7.88mi
    Elevation +
    217f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo ofNaivasha Hell’s Gate National Park Trail Photo ofNaivasha Hell’s Gate National Park Trail Photo ofNaivasha Hell’s Gate National Park Trail

    Hell’s Gate National Park The first part towards the valley is flat road you can have sight of some animals. Because it’s getting dark, we jumped in our 4x4 in the middle. Trail was fun inside the valley, interesting la...

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  • Mount Kenya NP

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    near Oltulili, Meru (Kenya)
    Distance
    30.30mi
    Elevation +
    7802f
    TrailRank
    22

    4 day hike up the Sirimon Route and down the Naro Muro route. Summit is Point Lenana (3rd highest peak of Mt. Kenya) Includes waypoints for the gates, huts and sights.

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  • Shela

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    near Shela, Lamu (Kenya)
    Distance
    8.92mi
    Elevation +
    23f
    TrailRank
    22
    Photo ofShela

    Lamu is a place in the coast of Kenya. It's located on the North of Mombasa and it has nice beaches. In this track we started in the beach and continued by the sandway until the end (pic.1). We came back on our foot. T...

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  • Wasini

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    near Wasini, Kwale (Kenya)
    Distance
    6.30mi
    Elevation +
    46f
    TrailRank
    22
    Photo ofWasini

    Shimoni is a village South Kenya, close to the border with Tanzania. It's known because Kisite National Park is close. In this track we started in Wasini port (pic.1) and trespassed all the Wasini village, until a way o...

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  • Hike to Satima

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    near Mukuru, Nyandarua (Kenya)
    Distance
    8.62mi
    Elevation +
    1670f
    TrailRank
    21
    Photo ofHike to Satima Photo ofHike to Satima

    4001m above sea level.possibility of experiencing some altitude sickness due to the high elevation.Parts of the trail are boggy,and it also frequently rains in the afternoon.

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  • Elmolo Village - Loyengalani

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    near Elmolo Village, Marsabit (Kenya)
    Distance
    3.85mi
    Elevation +
    148f
    TrailRank
    19

    A drive from loyangoiali to a parking spot - from the parking it's possible to walk around and see some stone paintings - we couldn't find anything tho :( Nice hike anyhow, but carry a bunch of water - we walked for less...

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  • Nakuru Hiking

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    near Kabatini, Nakuru (Kenya)
    Distance
    8.08mi
    Elevation +
    1434f
    TrailRank
    19

    It was a sunny day in the middle of July, I strongly recommend bringing two bottles of water if not more. The hike was relatively easy, as a guard from the Kenyan military forest has to compulsory go with you. There is a...

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  • Mount Kenya route

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    near Gibb‘s Lookout, Meru (Kenya)
    Distance
    28.76mi
    Elevation +
    9616f
    TrailRank
    17
    Photo ofMount Kenya route

    Mount Kenya from Sirimon/Nanyuki to Chogoria: 46 km, total ascent ~3000 m, between 2640 and 4985 masl, completed September 2017 (5 days)

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  • Mt Longonot route

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    near Longonot, Nakuru (Kenya)
    Distance
    7.08mi
    Elevation +
    3077f
    TrailRank
    17
    Photo ofMt Longonot route

    Mount Longonot rim circuit from National Park gate: 11.5 km, total ascent ~900 m, between 2140 and 2776 masl, completed August 2017 (one day)

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  • Hike on the ridge

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    near Bathi, Kiambu (Kenya)
    Distance
    5.18mi
    Elevation +
    928f
    TrailRank
    16
    Photo ofHike on the ridge

    Beautiful and adventurous hiking trail. Was at times a bit over grown, but with support from Wikilocs it was never complicated. During the rainy season the crossing of the second creek may give you wet feet.

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  • Kuku Trail

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    near Township, Kakamega (Kenya)
    Distance
    3.82mi
    Elevation +
    453f
    TrailRank
    16

    Senic and off of the more main dirt roads. There is a very minor stream crossing-when we went we were able to just jump over. With heavier rains it might be harder to manage.

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  • Gatango Falls

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    near Kiamuturi, Murang'A (Kenya)
    Distance
    8.91mi
    Elevation +
    1804f
    TrailRank
    16

    Trek inside Aberdares forest fence. Starts at Gatango community water project. Guide essential, trails unmarked

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  • Ndaragwa falls

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    near Ndaragwa, Nyandarua (Kenya)
    Distance
    2.35mi
    Elevation +
    190f
    TrailRank
    16
    Photo ofNdaragwa falls Photo ofNdaragwa falls Photo ofNdaragwa falls

    To go there, you need to enter at Twin Fall hotel, go to the left after the entrance there is a path You can ask to be guided by the hotel lady, but there really is no need to Easy hike, short one

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  • near Oloitokitok, Kajiado (Kenya)
    Distance
    38.01mi
    Elevation +
    12500f
    TrailRank
    68| Rating 5.0
    Photo ofUhuru Peak-Ruta Rongai (P.N. Kilimanjaro) Photo ofUhuru Peak-Ruta Rongai (P.N. Kilimanjaro) Photo ofUhuru Peak-Ruta Rongai (P.N. Kilimanjaro)

    ASCENSIÓN A UHURU PEAK (KILIMANJARO NATIONAL PARK) ▪ 3-9/11/2018 ASCENSIÓN AL TECHO DE ÁFRICA POR RUTA RONGAI Y DESCENSO POR RUTA MARANGU (ALTERNATIVA) Extraordinaria aventura en tierras tanzanas en la que alcanzam...

    Bonita ruta, y buena manera de ver dos de las vertientes de la montaña. He puesto difícil simplemente por el tema de la ...
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