Mt Kipipiri Hike

Mt  Kipipiri Hike


Mt Kipipiri is located in Nyandarua County, Kenya, and is part of the Aberdare ranges ecosystem. The mountain has an elevation of 3360 meters above sea level and is a popular destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts. It is part of the Aberdare National Park, which is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including elephants, leopards, and buffalo. The park also features a variety of vegetation. The mountain and park are a popular destination for tourists and provide opportunities for activities such as hiking, birdwatching, and wildlife viewing. 


Mt Kipipiri hike involves going up gently over a distance of 13km on one side and descending sharply on the other side over a 4km distance.  Overall, hiking Mt Kipipiri is a rewarding and enjoyable experience that is suitable for anyone who loves the outdoors and is looking for a unique and memorable adventure.


 Mt Kipipiri Hike in Numbers

Approximate distance: 17.5 km

Approximate time: 6-7 hrs

Difficulty: Hard

Maximum elevation: 3360m asl


What to wear and carry

Fleece marvin/hat or a baseball cap

Proper hiking clothes (polyester t-shirt, hiking pants, fleece jacket)


Comfortable hiking boots (should be one size bigger than your normal shoe size)



In your backpack:

Snacks such as biscuits, nuts, fruits, crisps etc.

At least 2 liters of water (use a water bladder or a reusable bottle). Disposable plastic bottles are not allowed inside parks.

Valid identification document.

A set of clothes to change into after the hike

Sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat

Hiking pole


Citizens/residents- Kes.3050

Non-residents- $70

Self-drive- Kes.1500

What is included

Transport to the trail and back.

Park entry charges for citizens and residents

Professional and friendly guides

Glucose and fruits

N/B: Our package excludes anything else not mentioned above.

Booking Mt Kipipiri Hike

Book by paying at least Kes.1400 to M-Pesa buy goods till number 9754473 (Hikers Arena) and clear the balance before departure.


Meeting point: Opposite outside International House Kencom (Nairobi CBD)

4.30 am: Boarding opens

5.00 am: Departure

8.00 am: Arrival at Mt Kipipiri

8.30: Mt Kipipiri Hike starts

4.30 pm: Departure for Nairobi


Cancellation and Refund Policy

If for any reason you decide to cancel the ticket, the following applies

At least one week to the event: 100% refund.

At least 72hrs to the event: 50% refund.

Less than 72hrs to the event: No refund.

No shows: No refund

 Inquiries and Updates

For inquiries and updates, click here.

We also recommend that you join Hikers Arena hiking community WhatsApp group through this link to keep up to date with our activities and upcoming events.



Jan 28 2023


12:00 am - 11:59 pm




Mt Kipipiri


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