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Ngong Hills Hike

March 12, 2012 9 comments

The Ngong Hills are peaks in a ridge along The Great Rift Valley. The word Ngong is a maasai word meaning ‘knuckles’ derived from the 4 highest peaks of the hills. Read more here

On Sunday morning, March 11th 2012, my friends and I headed out to Ngong to hike the hills.

Access and Route: It’s easier to access the hills from the North. Get to Ngong town and turn right to the police station. Use the steep dirt road past the police station and the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) station is approximately 2km away. That’s the point you make payment and security escort is provided. [Insist of police escort since there parts of the trail that have had a history of poachers attach.]

The peak of the Ngong Hills is at 2460 meters (8070 feet) above sea level. Read more…

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