ADVENTURE HIKING VACATIONS
8 Days in the game-rich Aberdare - Mt. Kenya area & Lake Naivasha
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Ontdek Kenya adventure hiking vacations are designed and delivered for nature travelers like you, who want to see the very best of Kenya wildlife without compromising on their favorite activity: walking.


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By taking your adventure hiking vacation with Ontdek, the leader of Kenya walking holidays since 1996, you will not spend your safari days cooped up in a minibus. Instead, our competent safari guides will be your worth companions as you see game on foot safaris and have access to private game conservancies away from mass tourism.


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Africa Walking Safari Burchell Zebra, Solio Ranch, Kenya


This relaxed 8 days Kenya adventure hiking vacation that starts from our home base which is the Aberdare - Mt.Kenya region, where over the years we have introduced & guided our clients to the hidden gems in this area: the savannas of the Aberdare Country Club game conservancy teaming up with reticulated giraffes, zebras, impalas, Thompson’s and Grant’s gazelles all yours to discover as you take a Kenya walking holiday in total absence of mass tourism.


The Solio ranch – which holds the highest concentration of Black Rhinos in Africa - is a must visit in this area. Going to the tree hotel will add to the many highlights that you have already enjoyed in this Kenya walking holiday.


The adventure hiking vacation ends with 3 days in the game rich private sanctuaries in Lake Naivasha area. With renowned Ontdek’s ground logistics, accommodation in select lodges and tented camps, the time is right to book this Kenya walking safari.


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African safari trip in the Solio game reserve: oryx.


ITINERARY OF THE 8 DAYS KENYA HIKING SAFARI


Day 1. Nairobi


Arrival and transfer to the Eka Hotel or equivalent hotel in Nairobi.


Kenya Travel Safari: walking with giraffe at the Aberdare Country Club.


Day 2 + 3. Aberdare Country Club


A 3 hrs transfer takes you to Nyeri in central Kenya, home of the Kikuyu tribe. You will drive through the main farming areas of Kenya with a lot of coffee and pineapple plantations. Time allowing, we will make a stop at the open air market of Karatina, which is the biggest farm produce market in the region.


We arrive in time for lunch at the Aberdare Country Club, our base for two nights.


The Club is built on the slopes of the Kamatongu Hill (also know as Mweiga Hill) in a game sanctuary of over 1300 acres (520 hectares). This captivating site was once the homestead of an English couple that decided to settle in Kenya. Almost a half century later, their home was renamed the Aberdare Country Club and opened for guests. Considered a heritage property in Kenya, the Aberdare Country Club has retained the charm of a private home with the simple comforts of a country inn.


the aberdare country club main building


The game sanctuary is open savanna with scattered bushes and is home to zebras, reticulated giraffes, antelopes, warthogs, leopards, hyenas and buffaloes. Bird life here is rich with + 300 bird species recorded e.g. Violet-backed, Superb and Greater Blue-eared Starling, Hartlaub's Turaco, Olive Pigeons, Northern Crombec, Grey Flycatcher, Cardinal Woodpecker, Little Rock-Thrush...


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For a consultation on adventure hiking vacations contact Ontdek Kenya safaris; we have over 20 years experience in walking holidays in Kenya.