Kieni Forest & Falls Hike

13 April, 2021

Kieni Forest & Falls Hike

Available Dates: Group joining; 5th March 2022
Private Package: Any day of your choice
Grading: Moderate, 12Km

Hike Summary

Located in the southern Aberdares forest, Kieni forest has some of the unbeaten trails through the dense indigenous forest that leads to 3 spectacular waterfalls.
The walk through the tea plantation is stunning. The dense indigenous forest provides a cool quiet environment as you get to learn the history of the area, flora, and fauna from our informative guides.
The trail follows a 12km loop that is easily covered in 4-5hours.

What to Carry

  1. Comfortable hiking shoes with a good grip. Long pants/trousers & long-sleeved hiking t-shirt/light jacket recommended.
  2. Spare Sports Trainers to complement boots, Sandals, or light shoes for traveling back.
  3. Plenty of drinking water at least 3 litres
  4. Sunhat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses
  5. Cameras
  6. Walking stick
  7. Any personal medication / Personal first aid items
  8. Day Pack /Small Bag to carry your personal items
  9. Enough Snacks, fruits, sandwiches, energy bars to last the hike.
  10. Proper Rain Gear, in case it rains. i.e. Rain Coat/Poncho/Rain Trousers if available.
  11. Mornings can be cold so have a warm Jacket.
  12. An identification card or passport: Must
  13. Tip for guides, rangers, and crew


Self-Drive – KES 2,290
With Transport – KES 3,170

Package Includes:

  • Citizen Forest entry fees & parking fees
  • Transport Costs for Non-self-drive
  • Hiking Charges
  • Guiding Fees
  • Lunch
  • Security

Package Excludes:

  • Resident/ Non-Residents Entry Fees
  • Tips for Guides
  • Evacuation expenses.

Payment and Booking

Make payments via MPESA Paybill 695596 Account (Your Name-Hike Title)
Confirmations and queries must be confirmed with 0729 995 059 | [email protected]

Booking Terms & Conditions

All our adventure bookings are subject to Bucketlist Adventures Booking policy as outlined on the link below:

Protocols on Covid -19

  1. Our Transport is compliant with government regulations on occupancy per vehicle.
  2. Our buses and vans are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before the Trip.
  3. The nature of this activity enables social distance with ease.
  4. There are no gatherings at the start or end except for a social distanced stretch.
Day Hike
Guided Tour
Grading: Moderate
At a glance

This unique hike offers one of the most scenic tours of the Aberdares. Kieni Forest offers a friendly unbeaten path through a beautiful tropical forest and Tea farms. The hike takes you deeper into the forest to a water pipe that eventually leads you to 3 spectacular waterfalls.

  • Gakoe
  • Hiking | Waterfalls | ForestBathing
  • Ksh. 2,290
  • Ksh. 3,170
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