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Location: Mt.Kenya
Price: US$1825
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  • Day 1 Nairobi – Aberdares
    Depart Nairobi in the morning with picnic lunch boxes and drive through central Kenya to Aberdare National Park. Enter the park through the Tree Tops gate and do a game drive at the salient, which is the lower part of the park and rich in wildlife. Some of the animals found here are like the elephants,rhinos ,buffaloes ,water and reedbucks and countless giant forest hogs. Drive through the bamboo forest and further up the moorland for dinner and overnight at Fishing Lodge.

    Day 2 Kiandogoro Nature trail
    After a leisurely breakfast, the day will be spent on an exclusive guided walk along the Kiandongoro Nature Trail as well as visiting the various waterfalls, the tallest and most impressive being Karuru and Gura that fall almost 300m.

    Variety of wildlife are present ranging from small sun birds to sometimes lions and elephants. All meals and overnight at Fishing Lodge.

    Day 3 Satima summit – Youth Hostel
    Depart camp after breakfast with picnic lunch boxes and drive through the open Moorlands up to the road head from where your hike starts (3200m). Ascend the Aberdares highest peak – the Oldonyo La Satima (4100m) as you enjoy the sights of the beautiful valleys and the mutants of alpine plants – groundsel, erica, hypericum, lobelia and sennecio that grow in profusion.

    Conquering the top of La Satima takes 3-4hrs and and there is time to enjoy a picnic lunch on the top. On clear days magnificent views of the Great Rift Valley are to be seen to the west and an equally magnificent view of the snow capped Mount Kenya Peaks – the second highest in Africa. Descend back to where your vehicle waits and drive out of the park to Naromoru Youth Hostels for dinner and overnight.

    Day 4 Youth Hostel – Met Station
    Depart after breakfast and drive to Naromoru Park Gate. After registration start your hike through the rain forest for about 9 km with picnic lunch en route to Met Station (3050m) for dinner and overnight.

    Day 5 Met station – Mackinders
    After breakfast proceed with your ascend covering over 14km (5-6 hrs) to Mackinders Camp (4300m) with picnic lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight.

    Day 6 Mackinders – Point Lenana – Old Moses
    Depart early at 0300hrs to attempt point Lenana (4985m) arriving at the summit approximately 0630hrs for the sunrise. After taking photos, descend to Shipton camp for breakfast and then proceed further down along Mackinders valley arriving Old Moses camp late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

    Day 7 Back to Nairobi
    After breakfast descend on a 9kms walk to the gate through the rain forest and after a check-out ,get your transport back to Nairobi with a lunch stop at Nanyuki. End of service.

  • 2018/2019 Price: US$1825 per person

    Price includes:
    – Transportation from and back to Nairobi in a shared taxi
    – Fullboard accommodation at Fishing Lodge
    – Services of a trained guide and porters
    – All camping equipments
    – Three meals per day

    Not included:
    – climbing equipments
    – Sleeping bags
    – Visas
    – Other expenses of personal nature such laundry, beverages, bottled water, tips etc.