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At 3600m, this magnificent hill juts out prominently from the Aberdares Ranges and provides hikers with incredible sights and scenery

Elephant hills is located 90km from Nairobi and the hike itself covers a total distance of 20km with an elevation change of over 1070m. In our books, this is definitely a tough hike, worthy only for the hikers built with stamina and determination.

From forest trails to bamboo thickets to rocky moorlands – this trail traverses quite a lot of scenery


If any beginner hiker is reading this, please come back after you’ve done several moderate to difficult hikes such as Longonot, Namanga and Ole Satima


You’ll find more info about the hike at the Elephant Hills Hike Description


The cost of the hike will cover

  • Transport by bus from Nairobi CBD and back
  • Entry fees for Kenyan/resident adults. For non residents, the cost will be an additional 52 USD – this may change based on KWS rate changes
  • Ranger fees
  • Emergency Water and light snacks

The hike is not recommended for kids except for teenagers already doing moderate hikes


To answer your questions on our meet up location, payment process and more, please check the FAQs page

Note: cost may change depending large changes in fuel or changes in entry fees. Changes will be communicated to all who have registered

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