THE FOREST - KEREITA DAY TRIP
ABOUT: The magical Kereita forest is located in Lari Kiambu County, approximately 60 km from Nairobi. Kereita forest forms part of Aberdare National park and is home to a magnificent Gatamaiyu river, caves, wild animals, and a water fall which rises at a height of 60 feet. It is an activity centre overlooking a beautiful lush green valley hence nicknamed the hub of the top rated things to do in Nairobi. It offers some of the unique and iconic tourism experiences in East Africa making it a top priority in the bucket list of most travelers seeking to document memorable experiences in Kenya.
Are you looking forward to the most reliable horse riding activities around Nairobi, or the best hiking destinations in Kenya , mountain biking, paintball and Segway tours?.Alface Tours and travel provides the best of this packageay6a7 The big draw, however, is the Flying Fox, a series of six zip lines that traverse the valley, spanning over 2km and offering international levels of safety standards and highly trained instructors. It is the longest Zip line in East Africa. . Kereita has been classified as an Important Bird Area (IBA), and boasts over 138 species, of which 20 are considered rare.
ITINERARY: At 7:00 hrs. Meet at International House, for pick up and briefing and time to shop for snacks. At 8:00 hrs. Depart for Kereita. Our scenic drive is about one hour to Kimende on the upper escarpment entering through carbacid gate. Our walk starts at the Carbacid Forest Gate. We will visit a small natural spring. The trail then goes deeper into the forest, with the undergrowth now getting thicker and more interesting and varied, the area remains untouched. The sounds of various species of monkeys and birds increasingly become a regular part of the jungle. After walking up and down two steep river valleys for about two hours, we will pass by Elephant Pool, a large natural water body that Elephants love to frolic in. A further one hour walk will finally bring us to Kereita Waterfall on Gatamaiyu River. To the right side of the waterfall is a cave with a small bat population. After the walk now we are ready to take you on the ride of your life. The Forest provides exciting, safe rides with an unsurpassed adrenaline rush. Fly through the forest on steel cables stretching across valleys. Glide over spectacular Aberdare ranges and explore the breathtaking natural views of Kereita Forest from above as you challenge yourself, conquer fears and scream as you create memories
Includes & Excludes
- Transport to and from Nairobi in a tourist vehicle.
- A professional English speaking driver/guide
- Entrance and guide fee
- Nature walk
- Zip line fee (2 lines) or either Paintball/ Archery,
- Bottled drinking water
- Government taxes and local levies
- Items not mentioned in the inclusions
- Extra activities like Cycling, Horse riding etc
- Tips & gratuities.
Dress Code: Sport attire & warm clothing