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“This is a group for anyone interested in adventure, singles outings, hiking, weekends getaways, camping, long haul travels, volunteering in remote villages in Kenya, etc. All skills levels are welcome. I started this group because to meet other outdoor enthusiasts. Looking forward to exploring the outdoors with everybody.”

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Wanjohi Happy Valley Discovery -Motorbike Tour

Maverick Camp, Rondavels & Homestay

$580.00

A ride across the legendary Wanjohi Happy Valley, off the beaten track, on dirt roads, discovering Kenyan’s once center of aristoracts nation. An encounter with local people, enjoy a memorable stay at Maverick camp, Rondavels and Homestay, in the heart of Wanjohi Valley. The ride along the massive Aberdare Ranges and Mt. Kipipiri is absolutely amazing. From Nairobi highlands down to Gilgil, through Thika, Njabini, Mawingu, Geta, Satima, Wanjohi, Olbollosat, Shamata and Gilgil back to Nairobi, enjoy the sights the sounds of Wanjohi Valley in way only the settlers of the 1920's and 40's did. With an overnight at Maverick camp, Rondavels and Homestay at the heart of Wanjohi Valley, you will rediscover the great homes, landscapes and legends of the valley from the aristocrats of the Happy Valley to the country's struggle for independence. Our motor tour starts at Njabini township and ends in Gilgil on the second day with an overnight at Maverick camp, Rondavels and Homestay. On this guided motorcycling tour, luggage transfer from Njabini to Maverick camp will be organized for you. However, if you plan on traveling alone, you need to pack your things smartly. The lighter your luggage is, the less your bike will weight. Your backpack should include the following essential items: Waterproof jacket and pants, fleece jacket, shoes comfortable for motorcycling and a set of clothes for some other occasions *Sunscreen, sunglasses *A helmet *First aid kit *A repair kit for fixing your motorcycle *Insect repellent *Maps Some more facts for motorcycling on this route 0 Watch speed limits, as there are numerous signs on all the roads. 0You are required to wear a helmet by law. If you don’t want to buy one, you can surely rent one. 0 Riding under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a very serious offense,so be responsible about drinking and driving. 0 Obtaining a travel insurance before the tour. This is absolutely necessary. 0 You can either purchase or rent a motorcycle. For this short tour, of course, it’s better to rent one. 0 Better part of the roads are off road, rugged and bumpy, with some hilly, and steep sections. Inclusions:  Starting point /luggage pick up Ndunyu Njeru, drop off Gilgil  3 days, 2 nights’ accommodation at Maverick camp, Rondavels and homestay with breakfast and dinner included  Tarmac, rough tracks and trails through Wanjohi Valley Homes and villages  4.5-6 hours ride per day  Perfect for Cross Country/Trail, beginner to experienced motorcycle riders. Motorcycle/bike rentals are available at iridenairobi. You may contact them on [masked] [masked]

6 Sofia Caves and Hikes in Aberdare Ranges

Maverick Camp, Rondavels & Homestay

As you set foot into Wanjohi Happy Valley either by public or private transportation, the first thing that catches your eye as you enter Wanjohi Happy Valley is likely to be the systematic meanders of Aberdare Ranges unmistakable natural landmark. Rising to 3999 metres above sea level and well over a mile above the valley floor, the mountain range is Kenya’s third-highest mountain massif. And due to its proximity to the capital city and the accessible road network, the mountain is also the locals’ favourite weekend retreat in all but rainy season. Do thickly forested slopes, unique rivers, thundering waterfalls or six hidden Mau Mau Caves like a day well spent to you? Well then, prepare to discover Sofia tourist’s 6 scenic hikes in Wanjohi Happy Valley! Charges; P.P 2900 Kes Kenyans. 3900 Kes Residents 4900 kes Non residents DRESS CODE: Casual slacks or cargo pants (No Sandals, Shorts or 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 Snacks 7. Backpack to carry your personal items COST INCLUSIVE OF; Park entry fee Hot lunch at Maverick camp Guide fee Armed guide 500ml drinking water Photography Pick -up Point: Maverick camp, Rondavels and Homestay. For directions please copy paste below on google search: PG4F+QH Ndiara OR https://www.google.com/maps/dir//maverick-camp-rondavels-homestay/@-0.2931195,36.4538384,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m1!4e2!1m5!1m1!1s0x1829b41d45be4447:0x39ab4ea3cfaf0475!2m2!1d36.523879!2d-0.2931197

Wanjohi Happy Valley Discovery -Motorbike Tour

Maverick Camp, Rondavels & Homestay

$580.00

A ride across the legendary Wanjohi Happy Valley, off the beaten track, on dirt roads, discovering Kenyan’s once center of aristoracts nation. An encounter with local people, enjoy a memorable stay at Maverick camp, Rondavels and Homestay, in the heart of Wanjohi Valley. The ride along the massive Aberdare Ranges and Mt. Kipipiri is absolutely amazing. From Nairobi highlands down to Gilgil, through Thika, Njabini, Mawingu, Geta, Satima, Wanjohi, Olbollosat, Shamata and Gilgil back to Nairobi, enjoy the sights the sounds of Wanjohi Valley in way only the settlers of the 1920's and 40's did. With an overnight at Maverick camp, Rondavels and Homestay at the heart of Wanjohi Valley, you will rediscover the great homes, landscapes and legends of the valley from the aristocrats of the Happy Valley to the country's struggle for independence. Our motor tour starts at Njabini township and ends in Gilgil on the second day with an overnight at Maverick camp, Rondavels and Homestay. On this guided motorcycling tour, luggage transfer from Njabini to Maverick camp will be organized for you. However, if you plan on traveling alone, you need to pack your things smartly. The lighter your luggage is, the less your bike will weight. Your backpack should include the following essential items: Waterproof jacket and pants, fleece jacket, shoes comfortable for motorcycling and a set of clothes for some other occasions *Sunscreen, sunglasses *A helmet *First aid kit *A repair kit for fixing your motorcycle *Insect repellent *Maps Some more facts for motorcycling on this route 0 Watch speed limits, as there are numerous signs on all the roads. 0You are required to wear a helmet by law. If you don’t want to buy one, you can surely rent one. 0 Riding under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a very serious offense,so be responsible about drinking and driving. 0 Obtaining a travel insurance before the tour. This is absolutely necessary. 0 You can either purchase or rent a motorcycle. For this short tour, of course, it’s better to rent one. 0 Better part of the roads are off road, rugged and bumpy, with some hilly, and steep sections. Inclusions:  Starting point /luggage pick up Ndunyu Njeru, drop off Gilgil  3 days, 2 nights’ accommodation at Maverick camp, Rondavels and homestay with breakfast and dinner included  Tarmac, rough tracks and trails through Wanjohi Valley Homes and villages  4.5-6 hours ride per day  Perfect for Cross Country/Trail, beginner to experienced motorcycle riders. Motorcycle/bike rentals are available at iridenairobi. You may contact them on [masked] [masked]

6 Sofia Caves and Hikes in Aberdare Ranges

Maverick Camp, Rondavels & Homestay

As you set foot into Wanjohi Happy Valley either by public or private transportation, the first thing that catches your eye as you enter Wanjohi Happy Valley is likely to be the systematic meanders of Aberdare Ranges unmistakable natural landmark. Rising to 3999 metres above sea level and well over a mile above the valley floor, the mountain range is Kenya’s third-highest mountain massif. And due to its proximity to the capital city and the accessible road network, the mountain is also the locals’ favourite weekend retreat in all but rainy season. Do thickly forested slopes, unique rivers, thundering waterfalls or six hidden Mau Mau Caves like a day well spent to you? Well then, prepare to discover Sofia tourist’s 6 scenic hikes in Wanjohi Happy Valley! Charges; P.P 2900 Kes Kenyans. 3900 Kes Residents 4900 kes Non residents DRESS CODE: Casual slacks or cargo pants (No Sandals, Shorts or 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 Snacks 7. Backpack to carry your personal items COST INCLUSIVE OF; Park entry fee Hot lunch at Maverick camp Guide fee Armed guide 500ml drinking water Photography Pick -up Point: Maverick camp, Rondavels and Homestay. For directions please copy paste below on google search: PG4F+QH Ndiara OR https://www.google.com/maps/dir//maverick-camp-rondavels-homestay/@-0.2931195,36.4538384,12z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m1!4e2!1m5!1m1!1s0x1829b41d45be4447:0x39ab4ea3cfaf0475!2m2!1d36.523879!2d-0.2931197

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6 Sofia Caves and Hikes in Aberdare Ranges

Maverick Camp, Rondavels & Homestay

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