Unlike a vehicle-based safari, a walking safari allows the traveller to enjoy a more intimate insight into Kenya's animals and its people.

Kenya with its startling contrasts of landscapes and outstanding natural beauty has much to boast for in culture too. With 42 tribes, Kenya has very many traditions and cultures, coming along with this is music, religion, food, dress and lifestyles.


By spending time with Kenya's various indigenous people a lot will be gained. Learn about traditional medicine, hunting techniques, legends, lifestyles and beliefs. From the Maasai and Samburu to the Swahili of coastal Lamu; from Kikuyus and the mountain spirits of Mt. Kenya to the western lowlands of Victoria Nilotes; from Rendille of north eastern deserts to the endangered El Molo, to mention but a just a few. Eat, sleep and live like the indigenous do.


± 5 Days Loita Hills

This walking safari will take you into the heart of Masai land. While here, you will see the Maasai manyatta, people in their traditional way of life and some wild animals before reaching the Nguruman Escarpment and Lake Magadi.

Day 1: Nairobi to Manyatta
Leave Nairobi at 10am and drive through farmland at the edge of the Rift Valley and descend the escarpment via the viewpoint with vehicle to Narok town for lunch. After a 30 minute drive from Narok, disembark from the vehicle at Maji Moto and proceed to Ndarara Manyatta for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Ndarara Manyatta to Morinjo Safari Camp
Leave Ndarara Camp early in the morning for an enjoyable walk before the sun is too hot. Pass through Narosora for lunch. After spending a short while in this modern town, proceed to Morinjo Safari Camp for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Morinjo Safari Camp to Enkutoto
After breakfast, leave Morinjo and walk through the forest. This is one of the few remaining true-forested wilderness areas in East Africa. The walk will take 5 to 6 hours. Dinner and overnight at Enkutoto.

Day 4: Enkutoto to Nguruman
Leave Enkutoto early in the morning passing along the left side of the Great Rift Valley to the viewpoint for lunch. After lunch descend via the escarpment to Nguruman town for a hot shower, dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Nguruman to Nairobi via Magadi
After breakfast depart for Nairobi via Magadi to see the fauna. Arrive in Nairobi in the afternoon.

± 1 Day Hell's Gate

The best expedition in the Naivasha area is the hike through the spectacular Njorowa Gorge, also known as Hell's Gate. Thought to have been formed by a river spilling out of Lake Naivasha in the past, this magnificent gorge with sheer cliffs rising to 150m and renowned for its wildlife is designated a National Park. The cliffs have deservedly become famous for their hard and serious climbing. Fischer's Tower, the small pinnacle at the entrance to the gorge, provides a variety of short fine climbs on good rock.

As a sanctuary, special care must be taken not to disturb nesting birds; this rarely poses any problems. The main cliffs face east, so climbing in the morning is not recommended unless the day is cool; climbing on Fischer's Tower, or exploring the lower section of the gorge, would be a pleasant alternative. Pegs are generally not needed. A wide selection of chocks should be carried, including a few of the larger hexentrics or Friends. Protection is generally excellent except in the rotten bands.

Hell's Gate provides one of the few remaining places in Kenya where you can walk among the herds of plains game. Buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson's gazelle and baboons are usually seen. Lion and leopard, hardly ever but you might just see a cheetah. In addition to abseiling on the cliffs of the gorge, we also organize walking and bicycle safaris. Camping is permitted in here and there is a campsite (minimal facilities) left of the main wall.

± 1 Day Mau Mau Caves

The caves are a historic site which were used as a hideout by freedom fighters at the time of colonial struggle in Kenya. The caves are located 18 km south of the equator, inside the thick Mt. Kenya forest, which pose themselves from overhanging rock outcrops. The cool and calm environment provides favourable conditions for touring this place under organized nature walks.

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