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Also known as the Leroghi range, the Karisia Hills lie to the east of Maralal and are superb for trekking.

Walking through the bush, you’ll spot the signs that a leopard has recently passed by or learn to identify a dik-dik’s territory. Herds of frightened guinea-fowl scatter among the thorn bushes, and giraffe canter gently away from unexpected visitors.

Every day is different — walks entail narrow mountain streams then climbing through thickly wooded and tangled under wood. Elephant and buffalo still frequent the forests and can occasionally be seen if you are in a small group.

It is easy to get lost, so you will need a guide, but the landscape is very diverse and the area has dramatic scenery.

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