Eyes on Lush Tigoni
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
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
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).
- Cycling at Brackenhurst Conference Centre or walking in their beautiful gardens. Charges are Kshs 200 for adults and Kshs 100 for kids.
- Take it up a notch and try Sky Cycling at Burudani Adventure Park for Kshs 1,000.
- Tea farm tour and lunch at Kiambethu Tea Farm at Kshs 4,000 per person.
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
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.
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