1 Day Aberdare National reserve (Hiking & Climbing)

Tour Overview

Explore the rugged beauty of Kenya’s Aberdare National Reserve on a thrilling 1-day hiking and climbing safari with Daylight Adventures & Safaris. This adventure-packed excursion immerses you in the stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife of the Aberdare Mountains, promising an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts, hikers, and climbers.

Tour Features:

  1. Private tour. This tour will be organized exclusively for you. However, hiking and hill climbing activities will be shared with others.
  2. Can start any day. If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
  3. Can be customized. You can request changes to this tour.
  4. Suitable for solo travelers. Solo travelers can book this private tour.
  5. Not Suitable for Children
  6. A transfer from and back to the airport included
  7. Activities: game drives & other activities
  8. Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.


  • You’ll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1: Aberdare National Reserve Expedition


  • 6:00 AM: Depart from your Nairobi accommodation and embark on a scenic journey towards Aberdare National Reserve. Enjoy breakfast en route while soaking in the picturesque Kenyan countryside.
  • 9:00 AM: Arrive at Aberdare National Reserve’s main gate. Meet your experienced guide and receive a brief orientation on the day’s activities and safety procedures.
  • 9:30 AM: Begin your adventure with a guided hike through the lush moorlands and dense bamboo forests of the Aberdare Mountains. Along the way, your guide will point out unique flora and fauna, including indigenous plants and colorful bird species.


  • 1:00 PM: Take a break and enjoy a delicious packed lunch amid the pristine natural surroundings. Savor the flavors of locally sourced cuisine while relishing the serene atmosphere.


  • 2:00 PM: Continue your hike, gradually ascending towards higher altitudes. As you gain elevation, the landscape transitions, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and peaks.
  • 4:00 PM: Arrive at one of the Aberdare peaks, a rewarding vantage point that provides awe-inspiring views of the Great Rift Valley and, on clear days, even Mount Kenya. Capture stunning photos and take a moment to soak in the serene wilderness.
  • 5:30 PM: Begin your descent, carefully retracing your steps back to the park’s main gate, taking in the changing scenery once more.


  • 7:00 PM: Return to Nairobi, marking the end of your Aberdare National Reserve (Hiking & Climbing) Safari. Drop-off at your Nairobi accommodation or preferred location.

This 1-day adventure offers a perfect blend of nature, physical activity, and wildlife observation, making it an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. Experience the rugged charm of Aberdare National Reserve with Daylight Adventures & Safaris and create lasting memories of Kenya’s natural wonders.

Please note that this itinerary is subject to change based on weather conditions and the discretion of your experienced guide to ensure your safety and the best possible experience.

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