Loita Hills – Nguruman Trek (6 days)
This is the safari that will take you to the Maasai land. While in the Maasai land, you will see the Maasai manyattas, people in their traditional ways of life and some wildlife before you get to Nguruman Escarpment.
Leave Nairobi at 10:00 am, drive through the farmlands at the edge of the rift valley and descend the escarpment via the viewpoint with the vehicle to Narok town. After 30 minutes drive from Narok town, disembark from the vehicle at Maji Moto then proceed to Ndarara manyatta for lunch. After lunch, 2 hours walk to the main Ndarara camp for dinner and overnight.
Early breakfast, and thereafter leave Ndarara to Letukunyi; the walk will take 5-6 hours through the scattered bushes, dinner and overnight at Letukunyi camp.
As in day 2, leave Letukunyi camp early in the morning for an enjoyable walk before the sun is too hot. We will pass Narosora for lunch or to buy what might be out of stock. After spending an hour or two in the modern town in Maasai land, proceed to Morinjo for dinner and overnight at Morinjo campsite.
After breakfast, leave Morinjo. Walk through the forest; this is one of the few remaining true-forested wilderness area in East Africa. The walk will take you 5-6 hours. Dinner and overnight at Enkutoto campsite.
We have two options;
- We leave Enkutoto early in the morning passing along the left side of the rift valley via the Nguruman Escarpment to Nguruman town for dinner and overnight at a local hotel. Leave Nguruman on day 6 at around 11:00 am for the transfer back to Nairobi.
- After breakfast leave Enkutoto not too early, walk leisurely for 4-5 hours to Njoroi campsite for dinner and overnight. In this camp an excellent view of surrounding areas, which include Lake Magadi, Ngong Hills, lake Natron, and all the way to Tanzania border on a clear day.
After breakfast, descend down the escarpment and through small farms to Nguruman town to transfer back to Nairobi via Lake Magadi and Olorgasaile prehistoric site so as to arrive in Nairobi Late afternoon.