Escape Nairobi's hustle and bustle and enter the tranquil world of an indigenous tropical dry forest at Oloolua Nature Trail. Running for 5 km (3 mi) through thick forest vines and undergrowth below high treetops, the trail partly follows the course of the Mbagathi River. Spanning 250 hectares (618 acres), the Oloolua forest offers good opportunities for brisk hiking, jogging, and picnicking. Enjoy the serenity, scenic views of water cascades, and the sound of the birds in this popular getaway. You can also explore a 33 m (108 ft) long cave along the river. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Oloolua Nature Trail and many more Nairobi attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Nairobi trip itinerary builder.
Oloolua Nature Trail Reviews
Beautiful forest, trails not well marked but all lead you back eventually. It was safe and had some interesting features. Lunch after at Karen Coffee Garden is a must. more »
The place is very nice for nature lovers.i enjoyed the waterfalls, the caves and the trails,however the picnic site was a bit out of place because it was during a rainy season more »
Nairobi itself is a green, cool and refreshing place. This nature trail place is in Karen and its good for picnic and camping. If you want to do barbecue then find non-smoking charcoal to do that 😁 actually it's allowed to do barbecue at specified areas. So feel free to do your barbecue and play music.
Loved the ambience, the trail and the trees are amazing. The customer service is top notch and they even have clean long drop washrooms. I would plan to go once a month plus it's affordable! Went on a weekday tho.
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