Lake Ellis Nthi Falls Hike.
Altitude: 3,450M ASL
Date: 30th -Sep-2023
Charges: Kenyan citizen- KES 3,700.00
Booking fee:Kes. 2,000.00
Difficulty level: Advanced
Category: Day Hike
Lake Ellis is a breathtaking alpine jewel nestled within the majestic landscape of Mt. Kenya. This pristine glacial lake offers a captivating one-day hiking experience that combines natural beauty, rugged terrain, and a sense of serenity. As you embark on this journey, you’ll find yourself surrounded by lush forests, cascading waterfalls, and panoramic vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see.
The hike to Lake Ellis begins with a moderate ascent through dense vegetation, where sunlight filters through the canopy, creating a magical play of light and shadows. As you ascend, the air becomes crisper, and the sounds of nature envelop you, providing a soundtrack of birdsong and rustling leaves.
After a few hours of trekking, you’ll emerge from the forest into a vast alpine moorland, where colorful wildflowers carpet the ground. The undulating landscape leads you through rolling hills and across babbling streams, adding an element of adventure to your expedition.
As you near the final stretch, the terrain becomes steeper, and your perseverance is rewarded with awe-inspiring views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. Finally, you reach the shores of Lake Ellis, a pristine body of water reflecting the surrounding peaks and glaciers like a mirror. The tranquility of the lake is unparalleled, inviting you to take a moment of respite and immerse yourself in the peaceful ambiance of this hidden gem.
With the mountain towering above you and the tranquil lake at your feet, Lake Ellis offers a true escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whether you’re a seasoned hiker seeking a new adventure or a nature enthusiast yearning to connect with the pristine wilderness, this one-day hike to Lake Ellis on Mt. Kenya promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you in awe of the raw beauty of nature.