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I love Oloolua mainly because it's hardly ever crowded and the sound of the Mbagathi River running through it has an awesome calming effect on me.
It's rather short compared to any of the trails in karura but the dense forest, the quietude, the singing...More
I had some free time in Nairobi, so I took a cab, to Oloolua Forest. It's a beautiful fragment of indigenous forest that is tucked away in one of the more well-to-do neighborhoods on the outskirts of Nairobi. The land is apparently owned by the...More
We are pretty adventurous folks and don't mind taking 'the scenic' route and getting slightly lost. It is frustrating, however, to spend over 2 hours there and completely missing the cave! A few signs, arrows painted on trees or something simple that doesn't cost much...More
It is an ideal place to just relax away from all the hustle and stress of the city life.
The water fall especially is breathtaking and the air is fresh because of the many trees around.
It is also a good place to have picnics.
Went to the nature trail today. Entry fees are cheap and friendly. The nature trail is not as well maintained as Karura nature trail. There is no security visible are you navigate the nature trail. One side of of the nature trail opens to the...More
In all honesty I expected much more. its not really a place you can go solo like other nature trails. In a group it can be better, and its not something where you can spend and enjoy an entire day. All in all, average. And...More
Oloolua is tucked away in Karen Hardy area and offers a lovely green escape to walk, jog or have a picnic. The trail of about 5km has diverse, indigenous flora with part of Mbagathi River passing through it, complete with a waterfall! There are also...More
I have visited this place 3 years straight.... Very quiet place.. Birdwatchers paradise. A small waterfall exists and you can take photos, chill out with family and friends... BBQ's are allowed, as long as they are controlled i.e. grills, charcoal ovens. Though it's advised you...More