Ngong Hills Hike

Ngong Hills Hike

Ngong hills forest is located in the northern tip of Kajiado County and it’s about 25Km from Nairobi city. The forest covers an area of 3077.6 ha. Kenya Forest Service (KFS) manage it. The highest peak on the knuckle-shaped Ngong hills is at 2460 meters/ 8070 Feet above sea level, and the whole mountain range is a gazetted forest reserve covering an area of over 21,000 square Kilometers.

The Ngong Hills featured in the film ‘Out of Africa’, which was based on the book of the same name by Karen Blixen. Karen Blixen suggested the name “Ngong” came from the Maasai word for “knuckles” and indeed the row of hills do look like a set of knuckles. The forest hosts some wildlife including buffalos, wild figs, porcupine, Dick-dicks among others.

Excluded:

  1. Tips
  2. Personal items/expenses
  3. Medical expenses/insurance

NB:Please note the above rates are group tours. Kindly request a quote for a private tour.

Summary of the Hike

  1. Distance from Nairobi: About 22 km
  2. Starting Point: Ngong Police Station
  3. Ending Point: Kona Baridi
  4. Walking Duration: 4 -5 hours
  5. Terrain: Dirt road until radio masts, then trails
  6. Difficulty: Moderate

Package Includes:

  1. Round trip transport from Nairobi
  2. All the park fees
  3. Complimentary water
  4. Armed Escort Ranger from Kenya Forest Service
  5. Services of a professional guide

What to bring Along:

  1. ID/Passport
  2. Warm clothes and jacket
  3. Comfortable hiking boots/shoes with a good grip
  4. Wooden walking stick (optional), sunglasses, sun hat
  5. Lunch (please bring packed lunch) and healthy snacks
  6. Extra drinking water
  7. Camera with spare film and batteries
  8. A fun spirit :)

Resident & Non Resident Rates

Citizens
  • Adults - Ksh.2,999 Per Person
  • Children - Ksh.2,799 Per Person

Residents
  • Adults - Ksh.3,499 Per Person
  • Children - Ksh.2,999 Per Person

Non-Residents
  • Adults - US$ 69 Per Person
  • Children - US$ 59 Per Person

METHOD OF PAYMENT

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Select Lipa na M-PESA 

Select Pay Bill No: 533038

Acccount No: Ngong Hills Hike

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