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Ngong Hills, Nairobi

4.3
#5 of 26 in Parks in Nairobi
Ngong Hills represent a set of peaks in a ridge along the Great Rift Valley overlooking the Nairobi National Park. This gazette forest reserve spanning 21,000 sq km (8,108 sq mi) makes a popular weekend destination for those wishing to hike, jog, or picnic. With the highest peak standing at 2,460 m (8,070 ft), you can get a panorama of Maasai villages from 1,000 m (3,280 ft). You may see some buffalo there, and you can watch for traditional colonial houses, as this was a popular development area during the British colonial rule. Using our online itinerary creator, Nairobi attractions like Ngong Hills can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is a good place to visit with family and friends. The surrounding towns like ngong and matasia have have unique hotels where you can find nyama choma, mala and multiple traditional foods. It is.....  more »
  • The area is easily accessible by any means imaginable really. Entry fees for citizens is Kes. 200 and the facility is managed by the Kenya Forest Service.Visitors are admitted from 6am and the hills.....  more »
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  • An excellent experience. A great getaway from urban life. Stunning views. You however require to be fit to climb all seven hills. You don't have to by the way and most people stop at the 2nd or third peaks which is manageable. For best experience, drive past the gate all the way to where the wind turbines end. Park as high up as possible. Just a tip 😉
  • the place is so fantastic.There is cool climate, and free circulation of atmospheric air. Actually is agood place to go for hike with your friends

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