Eyes on Lush Tigoni

Photo Credits- Steve and Mash Clicks

I recently went on a 5-hour hike organised by Let’s Drift. It was a relatively easy hike, perfect for beginners. We passed through beautiful changes of scenery, tea farms and man-made lakes. Enjoy these photos of Tigoni.


Tigoni Photo Diary

Hike to Tigoni, Limuru

Tigoni is the perfect place for a day trip or a drive-through. The tea farms are the perfect backdrop, especially at sunset.

Getting to Tigoni

If using public means, take matatu number 116 from Khoja to Limuru. If you are driving, use Limuru Road or the Ndenderu route (if you are coming from Kiambu Rd).

Things to do in Tigoni and Limuru

  • Hiking

There are other trails around the Tigoni area such as Waterfalls Inn which leads to a beautiful waterfall. You can also go to the indigenous Gatamaiyu Forest which has beautiful waterfalls and animals such as leopards and elephants(this is a three-hour hike).

  • Take it up a notch and try Sky Cycling at Burudani Adventure Park for Kshs 1,000.

Learn more about the process of making tea, take a walk in the indigenous forest, and savour views of Ngong Hills as you enjoy a three-course meal at the end of the tour. The tour costs Kshs. 3,500.

  • Cheese Tasting

Spend an afternoon at Brown’s Cheese farm touring their factory, their biodynamic vegetable garden, milking cows (if interested), mozzarella making (if interested), specialty cheese tasting, and a three-course lunch at $30 (minimum 4 people) and $40 (minimum of 6 people).

  • Horse Riding at Kawamwaki Farm
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Ride in the beautiful lush countryside of Limuru. Charges as Kshs.1,500 per hour.

  • Banana Hill Art Gallery
  • The Forest Kereita

For the adventurous, The Forest is about 20 minutes away from Limuru. Head there for zip lining, cycling, archery, and camping.

Where to stay around Tigoni and Limuru

  • Limuru is home to some of the most beautiful properties in Kenya. Stay at these Airbnbs.
  • Brackenhurst Conference Centre
  • Jumuia Conference Centre

I hope these photos inspire you to visit Tigoni and Limuru at large. Here is a short video of the place.

Here are some tips to help you scratch your travel itch as you quarantine and practice social distancing. Stay safe and please remember to sanitize and self-isolate.

Sending you lots of love and positive vibes.

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