Throw to Grow is a collaborative initiative of Lets Drift with seed-balls Kenya, Miti alliance, and cook well jikos. The goals is to plant over 1,000000 trees (Savana acacia) on the Kikuyu-Nachu escarpments. The hike begins at Lusigetti where we will then head to the Kikuyu escarpments and throw the seed balls.


  • Caves
  • Escarpment views
  • Throwing seedballs

What’s Included

  • Professional, knowledgeable, friendly guide.
  • A commitment to make the tour as exciting, challenging, informative, and full as you’d like, and as is possible in a day.
  • Acacia Seedballs

What’s Not Included

  • Transport (Ksh 300)
  • Meals

Hike Itinerary

0700hrs: Departure at the benches near Bata Shop Hilton (opposite Kencom)

Route: Nairobi – Karen- Lusigetti

0810 hrs: Hike briefing & stretches

0820 hrs: Start the hike

1300 hrs: Complete the hike

1430 hrs: Lunch

About this Activity

Difficulty: Moderate

Distance: 12kms

Duration: 6 hrs

Where Do We Meet?

For group travel via psv, we will meet up at the benches near Bata shop Hilton (opposite Kencom). The guide will be at the meet-up point.

This trip is Self-drive friendly and has safe parking: Shell petrol station Lusigetti – Pin Location

Our Safety Pledge

Your safety is our top priority. Our experiences are led by professional hiking guides, and well-known local guides who are well versed with the trails they are guiding. All our guides carry a First-aid Kit and have an emergency contact. If you have any further questions about safety, please contact us for more information.

Know before you go

  • The guide’s contact is available at the bottom of this page. Feel free to get in touch with any queries regarding this hike.
  • Kindly note that we do not do pickups along the way.
  • The trail is NOT suitable for kids.
  • Kindly observe the COVID-19 health safety regulations.
  • You will get an email confirmation of your booking once you purchase your ticket. 

Cancellation Policy

Hikers that wish to cancel more than 48 hours before the hike will be issued a 50% refund of the total hiking fees. Those that cancel 48 hours or less to the actual date will not be refunded. No shows will not be refunded either.


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