Ngare Ndare Forest Tour

Ngare Ndare Forest Tour

Explore the beauty of Ngare Ndare Forest! Enjoy Hiking, camping, and swimming in this forest reserve. It is a perfect visit for all ages. Ngare Ndare Forest is a haven of natural beauty and lies at the foothills of Mt. Kenya. With its glistening azure pools, waterfalls, and 200-year-old trees. The forest is a vital migration corridor. It links the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy to Mount Kenya – home to elephants for centuries.

Adventure lovers, this is your place! Ngare Ndare Forest offers a unique and exciting experience you won’t find anywhere else. This pristine forest is home to elephants, lions, leopards, and many others. And thanks to the recent conservation efforts, it’s now easier than ever to visit. Ngare Ndare is undoubtedly a gem worth visiting if exploring Nanyuki.

Activities & Attractions in Ngare Ndare Forest

Geographical Location

Which county is Ngare Ndare at?

What to do in Ngare Ndare?

What to do in Ngare Ndare?

Activities & Attractions in Ngare Ndare Forest

Birds and other animals

There are more than 200 species of birds in the forest. Moreover, some of them are Migratory birds. To list birds like the Hurtlabs turaco and the Narina trogon, which are very rare and beautiful, can be found here. Ngare Ndare forest is also home to the big five, some ugly five animals, and smaller wildlife animals like bushbucks, waterbucks, warthogs, and hyenas. The colobus monkey, which is hard to catch, lives in the forest.

Waterfalls and pristine blue pools

In the center of the forest are a series of six pristine blue pools and waterfalls hiding away from the rest of the world. In addition, there is a tumbling waterfall that drops around 30 feet. Rappelling and Abseiling adventure is commonly done here.


Assuming you’re an experienced adventurer and have all the necessary gear and knowledge, there are rocks perfect for climbing.

Canopy Walk Through the Trees

The forest has an amazing 450 m long bridge suspended 30 feet above the ground, one of its most visited attractions. Visitors come here to enjoy a vantage view from where elephants drink water in their natural habitat. Perhaps, this is the place to face your fears for those with height phobia.

Forest Camping- Camping with the Elephants 

If you’re looking for a unique camping experience, look no further than Ngare Ndare Forest. Not only will you enjoy the beautiful scenery and fresh air, but you’ll also have the chance to camp with elephants! This beautiful forest is home to elephants, so you can camp amongst these amazing animals and get an up close and personal view. Besides, Ngare Ndare Forest also offers stunning views of Mount Kenya, making it the perfect location for nature lovers and adventure seekers. 

Waterfalls and pristine blue pools

Abseiling adventure in Ngare Ndare Waterfalls


How much is camping at Ngare Ndare?

Canopy Walk

Hiking & waterfall chase 

Game and Bird Viewing

Forest Camping Camping with the Elephants in ngare ndare forest


What to carry for the Ngare Ndare Trip

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