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Ngong Hills, Nairobi

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#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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  • Have booked a nice secluded House. (Romantic getaway on champagne Ridge.) Ngong hills. Is an absolutely great place if you like it alone. Always reflected love.
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  • Great refreshing outdoors,quite scenic.Perfect for picnics and family day out.However for meals carry your own and escpecially if you got kids.the restaurant in the area isnt reliable....the meals are...  more »
  • Beautiful area. You can hill behind Hill. Views are beautiful and breathtaking. It is a hefty climb (sweat!) and above the mega blowing hard (cold!); I was the day after mega catch a cold. If it's quiet, it doesn't hurt to ask for security. This by any wild animals (I have none seen) and the very remote (you only need 1 crazy against to come). However, we were there on a dagmiddag so leaving plenty of others were. Unfortunately the entrance difficult to find; but just ask a few times along the way.
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  • A great place for hiking, picnic and doing exercise for the fitness chasers. Love the topography of the place
  • Amazing views and moderate hike....fun for groups and health enthusiasts
  • With a gently sloping terrain for easy ascension, Ngong hills lie. Freshening environs out of town setting will probably make your weekend worth remembering. Ngong hills have a great origin from Maasai folk tale. Have some time to get there you will probably want to have a house near.
  • Amazing place for hiking and cooking and enjoying the nature and the beautiful scenery from the top class mountains
  • Peace quiet and chilly weather in the afternoons
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