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The Giant Billiard Table Mountain

Date

Aug 03 2024

Time

All Day

The Giant Billiard Table Mountain is a moderate ascent along the Chogoria route that welcomes fresh hikers and kids who want an adventure with panoramic views. Situated along the Chogoria Route, the Giant Billiard Table Mountain offers a wide view of the Neighboring peaks, such as Mugi Hill, Ithangune, Delamere, and the Tall Batian and Nellion peaks of Mount Kenya.

The hike starts at Chogoria Gate and proceeds through the road towards Meru. Past the diversion to Lake Ellis and Mugi Hill, the hike diverts to the right up the wide Table Mountain.

The Giant Billiard Table Mountain Hike Stats


Approximate Distance: 16Km

Approximate Time: 8 Hours

Maximum Elevation: 3294m (Near the junction to the Road Head)

Difficulty: Tough (Advancing Hikers)

What to Wear During the Hike


  1. Fleece Marvin/hat or a baseball cap.
  2. Proper hiking clothes (polyester t-shirt, wind jacket, hiking pants, fleece jacket).
  3. Comfortable hiking boots (should be at least one size bigger than your standard shoe size).
  4. Sunscreen.

In Your Backpack, Have


  1. At least 2 liters of water (use a water bladder or a reusable bottle). Disposable plastic bottles are not allowed inside parks.
  2. Snacks such as biscuits, nuts, fruits, crisps, etc.
  3. A hiking pole.
  4. A raincoat/poncho.

It is Also Advisable to Have


  1. A set of clothes to change into after the hike (sometimes, the good hiking gear also fails, and weather changes are unexpected).

See more details on how to prepare for this hike and the steps to take after the hike to ease the after-hike effects here.

Ticket & Booking the Giant Billiard Table Mountain Hike


The Ticket is KES 4500. Reserve a slot by paying at least Kes.2500 using MPesa and clear the balance before departure. Hikers Arena ticket Cancellation and refund policy applies.

    • Paybill No: 522533
    • Account No: 7848929

See the ticket inclusions & definitions here.

Trip Itinerary


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

  • 3.45 am: Boarding opens
  • 4.00 am: Departure for Mount Kenya Chogoria Gate (The departure time is strict)
  • 9.00 am: Arrival at Mount Kenya Chogoria Gate
  • 9.15 am: Hike starts
  • 2.00 pm: Turn-back time
  • 5.00 pm: Departure for Nairobi

N/B: The departure time back to Nairobi is subject to the day’s team and could be earlier or later than estimated.

Inquiries and Updates


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The Giant Billiard Table Mountain
KES 4500
Available Tickets: 19
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Cost

KES 4,500.00

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