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Ngong Hills, Nairobi

  • The word Ngong is taken from a Maasai phrase - "enkong'u emuny" which refers to the rhinoceros’ springs that comes from the spring which lies in proximity to the Ngong Town. It is a prominent weekend destination for visitors from around the country.

    Highlights: A lot of people visit Ngong Hills to take long walks while others come here to have a hearty Timings picnicking. Both amateur and professional runners as well as joggers also come here. The whole mountain range is actually a gazetted forest reserve that is spread over an area of 21,000 sq. km. Here the highest peak is located at 2460 meters above the sea level and is in the shape of a knuckle.

    Location: Ngong Hills is in close proximity to Nairobi. It lies about 22 km south west of the city.

    Timings: This hill is open all through the year.

    Price: Entry into the hills is free of Price.

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