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Ngong Hills

Address: Great Rift Valley | Mageso Chember, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Phone Number: 254720650869
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Ranked #14 of 38 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Mountains, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Trails, Outdoors
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Type: Mountains, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Trails, Outdoors

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I first visited this place in the year 2007 as i was in a member of the presidents award (PA). we went to ngong hills for a camp of the gold level. i must say it was a nice experience away from home. we spent 7 days with my school mates camping and doing different activities .

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Boston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

We drove through here one afternoon, gets you out of the chaos of the city in a short time. definitely worth it - gorgeous views!

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Nairobi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

Its a nice place, especially when you get a view of the Rift Valley. The scenary changes a lot if you go there in dry season or just after rains. Its beautiful anyhow but not much to do except hiking.

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Nairobi
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Ngong hills is a nice place for adventure picnics and family day out..located in the outskirts of Nairobi.....

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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

There are 4 major hills, one after another. You can go to the third one, but if you would like to go on the 4th one, you better hire "Askali = Security<Armed>" for your own safety. It is fun to climb all the hills, however you need to hire the car which take you there! The view is great, you... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

The location is off town and the food not so good. Traffic on the Ngong Road can be unnerving.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

we had a 03hour lazy walk up the hills and made time for us reflect on the beauty of the country. teh hills gives you a great view of the rift valley as well as the city of Nairobi. avoid the hills during the rainy season as it can get slippery and make the walk tough. walks between 10H00 and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

for hiking and picnic buffs this the place to go away from bustle and hustle of the city

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Located a few kilimetres from Ngong town,the Ngong hills are an excellent place to take a break from the busy city life. There are several hills that excursionsits climb,but one is free to go as far as their energy can allow. The hills are an easy climb and one can stop at whichever point,relax and refresh. There being no hotels... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Totally loved the running up and down all the hills and very steep descents....awesome.

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