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Aberdare National Park Trout Fishing Day Tour

Country: Kenya
City: Nairobi
Duration: 1 Day(s) - 0 Night(s)
Tour Category: Full Day Tours

Package Itinerary

Aberdare National Park Trout Fishing Day Trip is a full day fly fishing in the rivers of Aberdare national park- the moorland trout fly fishing expeditions from Nairobi
Tour Itinerary
0500 Hours: Aberdare National Park Trout fishing day trip starts from Nairobi for the Matubio gate on the south-eastern boundary of the park at 5:00 am.
Drive through the green Njabini and Ndunyu Njeru towns with lots of busy people milling around these agricultural towns at the foot of Aberdare mountain ranges.
Aberdare national park covers just 766km2, which is small compared to other national parks and has more difficult terrain due to its location in Kenya’s central highlands, to the west of Mount Kenya. The volcanic range of the Aberdare Mountains varies from the high moorland at 3000 meters (9842 feet), to the peaks of Kinangop (3906/12814 feet) and Ol Donyo Lesatima (3999m/13123 feet).
Aberdare national park 1-day trout fishing tour from Nairobi starts early from the city. Early breakfast enroute at a stopover and then proceed to the Aberdare national park through Matubio gate. This is the highest gate which is closest to the moorland where you have the best trout fishing experience. Only fly fishing is allowed in Kenyan parks and you will only have your fishing rod and lures.
0800 Hours: Arrive at Mutubio gate at 12,000ft and finalise with the gate procedures. Proceed to the moorland where most of the trout fishing in aberdare national park is done on the icy cold rivers guru, karuru and Chania. Best location in Chania river just below a magnificent high waterfall. You need to come with wet gear to be able to withstand the waterfall splash which is very cold at the base of the fall.
1000 Hours: We will proceed to 3 other fishing rivers each with very unique features including more waterfalls, cave fishing, and see the highest waterfall in the park, the karuru waterfall. You can also take time to admire Lesatima and Kinangop peaks or walk through the moorland and visit the magnificent waterfalls.
1300 Hours: Enjoy a picnic lunch at the fishing site as you view the moorland and other animals.
1400 Hours: Continue exploring the other fishing spots in the park with varied success depending on the areas. You will also get to see lots of wildlife including elephants, buffalos, duikers, waterbucks.
1600 Hours: Exit the park with an en-route game drive.
1900 Hours: Arrive in Nairobi after a fruitful fishing trip in Aberdare national park.
End of tour
Cost of Aberdare National Park Trout Fishing Day Trip on request
Inclusions of Aberdare national park trout fishing Day trip
  • Transport to and from Nairobi
  • Services of a driver-guide and fishing guide
  • Free Breakfast on the morning of the tour
  • A daily Fishing license fee
  • Packed lunch box
  • Bottled drinking water
Exclusions from Aberdare national park trout fishing day trip
  • Direct charges: Including park entrance fees payable directly at the gate by cash or card at USD 52pp
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Drinks and beverages besides what’s included above
  • Tips to drivers and guides
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