The Arbedare Hiking Experience


Day 1:

Depart and drive north of Nairobi for Aberdares National Park via the park headquarter to pick a ranger and then enter the park through Rhino Gate for game viewing and a visit to the scenic waterfalls enroute campsite for dinner and overnight.

Day 2:

After breakfast, driven to Karuru / Matubio junction for a drop off to start 4-5 hours hike through a track dotted with giant heather, tussock grass, open forest glades and rose wood to arrive at Honi River for overnight in tents. The hike offers opportunities to encounter with buffaloes, elephant and many antelopes grazing leisurely. Have picnic Lunch enroute to the camp for dinner and overnight

Day 3:

After breakfast depart for a 5-6 hours through forest and lastly moorland on the way up Chebuswa peak. Have a picnic lunch. Then down to the mouth of Honi River for overnight in tents. The day’s hike offers adequate preparation for the following day peak hike.

Day 4:

Hike up the Satima peak (4001m) taking less than 1 hour to arrive in time for an African dawn. Depending on the weather that is on clear day there is an opportunity to observe Mt. Kenya and the majestic Rift Valley on the horizon and the surrounding vicinities of Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru and the Daiga hills. This gives you an opportunity to take photographs as you have your picnic lunch. Descend to meet the vehicle for transferred to your hotel. End of The Aberdares Hiking Expedition!

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