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5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari

5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari: 5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari is the most common package preferred by most of the climbers. 1 Day Mount Kenya Acclimatizing in Nanyuki Simba Lodge. The 5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing safari Trekking takes you to all Camps, old Moses camp 3300m, Shipton 4200m which can be organized as Basic camping or bandas. Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m forms part of the central highlands and is a very complex mountain. Mount Kenya has more than one peak, many rock spires and summits. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Nelion and Lenana) only Point Lenana can be reached by trekkers, the other two being only for technical climbers.

Although Mount Kenya can be climbed all year round, it is best to avoid the two rainy seasons from mid-March until June and from late October to the end of December. After the cultivated farmlands on the lower slopes the trails pass through the rain forest, rich in trees of many species but noticeably camphor’s, then onto a bamboo zone growing to heights of more than 12m or more, up through open moorland before reaching the moonscape of the higher slopes. The forest are rich in wildlife including elephant, buffalo and monkeys with even the moorlands offering a long list of mammals including the rock hyrax, the nearest living relative of the elephant.

5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari

Mt. Kenya – We offer several routes to ascend beautiful Mt. Kenya’s summit at 4,985 m (16,355 ft.) Choose from 5 or 6-day trips hiking through scenic valleys, highland forests and dense bamboo groves. Along the way, you’ll be staying at convenient mountain huts. Then, for your final push to the summit at Point Lenana, you’ll arise for a very early morning trek. The pristine, high-altitude air will afford views of the stars unsurpassed anywhere on earth!

You’ll arrive at the peak of this highest mountain in Kenya in time to witness African sunrise lighting up the continent. You may even see Mt. Kilimanjaro off on the horizon. This is a moment few have experienced but your photos will prove you were there.

Service Summary
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Service Type
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Provider Name
Claudious Tours,
Nairobi,Kenya,Mount Kenya-00100,
Telephone No.+254714729600
Area
Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Description
5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari: 5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari is the most common package preferred by most of the climbers. 1 Day Mount Kenya Acclimatizing in Nanyuki Simba Lodge. The 5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing safari Trekking takes you to all Camps, old Moses camp 3300m, Shipton 4200m which can be organized as Basic camping or bandas.

5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari

Mount Kenya has three peaks; Mbatian, Nelion and point Lenana. The magnificent views over the surrounding country from point Lenana and other high points around the main peaks and trekking on this mountain is a priority among tourists. The forest surrounding the mountain support a large variety of wildlife such as elephant, buffalo, monkey, antelope, lion, zebra, eland, rock hyrax, giant forest hogs, leopard and various species of birds such as eagle, vulture, and sunbird among others.Climbing mount Kenya.

Considered by many climbers a tougher test than Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya is certainly less of a highway to the top. The Sirimon route featurs the most gradual ascent profile and best acclimatization options. The Sirimon route is more scenic than Naromoru and is on the drier side of the Mountain hence offers some of the finest walking.

Itineraries

Day 1

Nairobi - Nanyuki Town - Simba Lodge

Departure from Nairobi is at 0900 hrs (either from hotel or airport) to Nanyuki. The drive takes about 3 and half hours with 10 minutes stopover at Equator for photography and Continue to Nanyuki where you check in your hotel. Have lunch in the Hotel and then familiarize with the climate, you can also have a walk in this famous town; you will be able to meet other trekkers either who will be going up or some who have just ended their trekking. The whole of the afternoon is spending preparing for the hike. Dinner and overnight at the Nanyuki Simbas Lodge

Day 2

Nanyuki to Old Moses Camp Wake up at 0730am

have your breakfast, then transfer from your hotel to Sirimon gate we spend about 20 minutes for park entry formalities and then hike to Old Moses Camp , hike through mountain forest,bamboo and rosewood up to the Old Moses Hut, gaining an elevation range of 700m in 3-4 hours. This takes 3 to 4 hrs hikes (9 kms). Old Moses is where you acclimatize as you also come across different vegetation. (Judmair Camp) for dinner and overnight (3300m)

Day 3

Old Moses - Shipton Camp After the breakfast,

prepare yourself and re-arrange the bag as we ascend the Sirimon Track to Like North Valley, in this beautiful little valley below the subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo, two ancient parasitic vents of the main peaks. {3990m}. Climb out of the Nortn Valley and into theMackinders Valley one of the broadest valleys on the Mountain, with many giant groundsels with goodviews of the main peaks and a brief stopover for picnic lunch along the valley. After lunch we will have like 3 hours to ascend to Shipton Camp jsut bellow the main peak of Batian and Nelion this normally takes 7-8hrs to get to the Shipton Camp. On arrival have a cup of hot coffee or tea as you wait for the dinner to be served. Dinner and overnight in Shipton Camp 4200m

Day 4

Shipton - Lenana - Shipton - Old Moses Alpine ascent to the highest peak Pt. Lenana {4985m}

starts at 0300hrs, taking 3-4 hours to reach Pt. Lenana 4985m (the hikers summit) in time to watch the sunrise. En route up the North Face little used by tourists, Four hours stiff walking to the summit. This is the most challenging bit of the Mount Kenya Trekking and will require a strong mind to reach to the summit. On a clear day you can see the snowcapped summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro miles away to the south. We normally get to the summit around 0600.0630hrs before the sun rise, take the photos as many as you can and then descend back to Shipton's camp for breakfast. After the breakfast you will have like 2 hours relaxing in the Bandas as you prepare to descend further to Old Moses camp,dinner and overnight in the Old Moses Camp.

Day 5

Old Moses - Park Gate - Nanyuki - Nairobi or Samburu Safari

This day will be a great day for the trekkers, its an easy day to go by, take your breakfast around 0800am, then check out and start descending to the Park gate. Upon arrival you will be met by our driver who will transfer you to Nanyuki town for lunch. After lunch proceed to Nairobi arriving late afternoon with a drop off to your hotel or back to the Airport to catch up with your flight back home or to the next destination.
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari Includes
  • Transportation to the mountain
  • Meals
  • Park fees
  • Lodging in mountain huts or camping
  • Guides and porters
  • Government taxes
Service Summary
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Service Type
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Provider Name
Claudious Tours,
Nairobi,Kenya,Mount Kenya-00100,
Telephone No.+254714729600
Area
Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Description
5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari: 5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari is the most common package preferred by most of the climbers. 1 Day Mount Kenya Acclimatizing in Nanyuki Simba Lodge. The 5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing safari Trekking takes you to all Camps, old Moses camp 3300m, Shipton 4200m which can be organized as Basic camping or bandas.
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari Excludes

Personal Expenses

Service Summary
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Service Type
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Provider Name
Claudious Tours,
Nairobi,Kenya,Mount Kenya-00100,
Telephone No.+254714729600
Area
Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Description
5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari: 5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari is the most common package preferred by most of the climbers. 1 Day Mount Kenya Acclimatizing in Nanyuki Simba Lodge. The 5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing safari Trekking takes you to all Camps, old Moses camp 3300m, Shipton 4200m which can be organized as Basic camping or bandas.

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Service Summary
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Service Type
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Provider Name
Claudious Tours,
Nairobi,Kenya,Mount Kenya-00100,
Telephone No.+254714729600
Area
Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Description
5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari: 5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari is the most common package preferred by most of the climbers. 1 Day Mount Kenya Acclimatizing in Nanyuki Simba Lodge. The 5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing safari Trekking takes you to all Camps, old Moses camp 3300m, Shipton 4200m which can be organized as Basic camping or bandas.
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    ( 1 Pax - No size limit. ) $650.00 $650.00 /

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What to bring on trekking either Kilimanjaro or Mt.Kenya?
Waterproof rucksack with day pack
Sleeping bag (covering at least 3 seasons)
Roll mats and insulation pads
Comfortable hiking boots, light walking trainers thongs (flip - flops)
Gaiters (useful when encountering snow)
Wooden walking stick / ski pole
Sunglasses or snow – goggles, sun hat, balaclava or woolen hat
Warm scarf, gloves, mittens and thermal underwear
Sweaters / jumpers, anorak / raincoat, water and windproof pants, jackets, t-shirt, several pairs of socks
Long sleeved shirt with collar, small towel, toiletries and toilet paper
Sunscreen and lip salve
First – aid kit and insect repellent
Flash light (head mounted preferable) and spare batteries
Pocket knife
Water bottle
Whistle, some plastic bags
Camera with spare film and batteries
Notepad with pen/pencil

Mount Kenya Climbing Facts

Service Summary
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Service Type
5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Provider Name
Claudious Tours,
Nairobi,Kenya,Mount Kenya-00100,
Telephone No.+254714729600
Area
Mount Kenya Climbing Safari
Description
5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari: 5 Days Mount Kenya climbing safari is the most common package preferred by most of the climbers. 1 Day Mount Kenya Acclimatizing in Nanyuki Simba Lodge. The 5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing safari Trekking takes you to all Camps, old Moses camp 3300m, Shipton 4200m which can be organized as Basic camping or bandas.

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