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$89 Outdoor Activities

Elephant Hill Aberdares Day Hike

The Elephant Hill on the southern end of the Aberdares Ranges, about 90km north of Nairobi, is an ideal location for a day hike especially if you’re preparing for the more challenging Mt Kenya or Mt Kilimanjaro climbs. The Aberdares Ranges are situated west of Mt Kenya in the central highlands between Nyeri and Naivasha, and stretch 70km long from North to South. They are the water catchment area feeding two of the largest dams supplying over 95% of Nairobi’s water needs, i.e. Ndakaini Dam in the Thika region and Sasumua Dam near Njabini town. After enjoying at the top of the hill and conquering the challenge, we will embark on our journey back to Nairobi expected time of arrival is 1830hrs local time. Meeting point Bata next to Hilton hotel @ 5:50 Am and leave @ 6:10 Am PAYMENT MODE: Deposit to our KCB Bank account (Ask for details) Lipa Na Mpesa-Till No.809744 (buy goods and services) Forward the confirmation text to +254728839300 For more details, e-mail: info@africaoudoors.co.ke DRESS CODE: ~>Casual slacks or cargo pants (No Sandals, Shorts nor Skirts) ~>Hiking shoes with good grip ~>Hat incase of hot sun. ~>Warm Clothing in case of change of weather ~>Rain gears & always carry an extra Tshirt Requirements/what to carry 1. ID/Passport 2. Sun glasses 3. Sunscreen Lotion 4. Spirit of hiking 5. Extra water 2ltr -3ltrs 6. Packed Lunch/Snacks 7. Backpack to carry your personal items COST INCLUSIVE OF; ~>Transport to and from ~>Park entry fee ~>Guide fee ~>Armed guide ~>500ml drinking water ~>Photography COST EXCLUSIVE ~>Lunch/Snacks ~>Tips ~>Extra water ~>Other items not mentioned above. Cancellation If a member cancels a reservation as detailed below, the following sums will be claimed. • If cancelled within 8 days prior – 50% of the total sum payable is due • If cancelled on the trip date or fails to show up – Full payment is due In all instances, notification of cancellation must be made in writing and will be effective on the date received CONTACTS: willy mutai +254728839300 +254780839300 OFFICES: Jevanjee shopping mall Moi avenue Fst floor. Please visit our website(www.africaoutdoors.co.ke) or offices for more information on your area of interest & our tour consultants will serve you. Africa Outdoors

$289 Outdoor Activities

Full-Day Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park Smal-Group Tour

Day Trip to Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park makes for a nice day trip from Nairobi, being located just 85 km from the city. The name refers to the solitary mountain standing in this park and rising to a height of 2,145m (about 7037 feet).The park covers an area of around 20 square kilometers. Ol Donyo Sabuk is Masai and means "Mountain of Buffalo" - about 250 buffaloes can be found on the slopes today. The Kikuyu tribesmen call the mountain Kea-Njahe, or the "Mountain of the Big Rain", and consider it as one of the homes of the Supreme Being Ngai.OlDonyo Sabuk National Park Day Tour Highlights:Montane landscape, Hiking, Wildlife watching, Butterfly Kingdom, Unusual burial site to the grave of Sir William Northrup McMillan, Geology, Abundant bird life among many other features.Meeting time and Departure time is: 0630 hours. We will leave the capital city and travel towards the central highlands of Thika.Only 80 Kilometers from the City Center, Oldonyo Sabuk is rugged, hump-backed outcrop of ancient rock jutting high above the Athi Plains and hazily visible from Nairobi, Ol Donyo Sabuk is a densely forested mountain known to the local Kikuyu as 'The Mountain of the Buffalo', and to the Masai as 'The Big Mountain'.Just one road leads to its summit, which offers magnificent 360' panoramas over the Athi River, the pineapple fields of Thika and the snow-capped peaks of both Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya. Within easy reach of Nairobi, the lush vegetation and cool air of this compact and scenic National Park make for an ideal day trip.A picnic lunch will be provided at the base of Oldonyo Sabuk picnic site. On our way back, pass by the famous Fourteen Falls before our return to Nairobi expected time of arrival is 1800 hours.What to bring? Make sure you bring your spirit of adventure, comfortable trekking shoes, hooded rain jacket, extra change of clothes (t-shirt and bottom slacks), good camera to capture the moments, binoculars, sunglasses, a shading cap / hat, sun block cream, drinking water, medication you might be on, pain killers, pocket money and any other relevant item.