Northern Moorland Table Mountain Hike
Available Date: 18th March 2023 | Any other private day
Grading: Difficult Steep Terrain
Trekking Time: 7 – 8 hours
Altitude: 3794 AMSL
The Northern moorlands of the Aberdares have long been accessed from the Shamata gate in Nyandarua. We however bring you this exciting trail with easy access just off the corridor between Mt. Kipipiri and the Aberdares ridge. The trail starts off on a steep ascent with a bit of tree cover. The destruction caused by the surrounding communities is evident here.
The upper reaches lead on to beautiful craggy rock ridges before giving way to moorland famous for its bog or tussock grass. The ridge becomes gradual in the moorland before leading up the last climb to Table Mountain on the upper reaches.
Meet with our expedition crew for an early morning departure.
Drive for three and a half hours Kwa Matu Centre for the start.
After a stretch & safety briefing, start the climb. The climb is a pleasant but challenging walk up the long steep ridge. From the summit, the vast Aberdares moorland with the distant Castle, Mount Satima, and Rurimueria are visible on clear days. Mount Kipipiri also rises across the Wanjohi valley to the west.
After a picnic at the summit, the descent is via the same route.
What to Carry
- Comfortable hiking boots/Shoes.
- Long Pants and Long sleeved top/light jacket recommended
- Plenty of drinking water 2-3 litres
- Sunhat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses
- Any personal medication
- Day Pack /Small Bag to carry your personal items
- Snacks, Fruits, Drinks to last the hike
- Rain Gear in case it rains
- An identification card or passport
Full Package – Kes. 3500
Self Drive – Kes. 2150
- Citizen/Resident Entry Fees
- Return trip transport for the full package
- Hiking Charges
- Guides Fee
- Security Ranger
- Non Resident Entry Fees
- Tips for Guides
- Transport costs for Self-drive
- Evacuation expenses.
Payment and Booking
Make payments via MPESA Paybill 695596 Account (Your Name-Table mt)
Confirmations and queries must be confirmed with 0729 995 059 | [email protected]
All Booking Terms and Conditions apply