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Mount Kenya Trek & Samburu Safari(6Days)

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Mountains are calling! As hikers & adventurers, A Great Hike is our oasis. It provides a sense of fulfillment & serenity. As we trek up the greatest mountains the idea of becoming one with nature becomes a reality. Join the #Africaoutdoors hiking team in Kenya as we take on Mt Kenya the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro measuring 4,985 metres via Sirimon Route. The hike will take four days through Sirimon route this is the easiest route to reach Point Lenana. The route is on dry side of the mountain so it offers magical views and affords walks through old growth forest.

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  • 2-night accommodation in Nairobi town: before the first and the final hiking day
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • High-quality 4-season camping equipment
  • Experienced and professional mountain guides
  • All park fees and rescue fees
  • All large-portioned, nutritious food and purified drinking water on the mountain
  • Guides, porters and cook salaries
  • Pulse Oximeter for daily health check
  • Crisis management and safety procedures
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters
  • Beds (for luxury tours)
  • International Flights & Visa & Insurance
  • Covid-19 certificate.
  • Tips to porters and guides (From 80-150$ for non residents)
  • Meals while in Nairobi town
  • Items considered to be non-essential, such as alcohol, beverages, cigarettes, snacks, etc.
  • Optional Tours (for example, short safaris after your climb or day tour, etc.)
  • Oxygen tanks (included in luxury tours – can be rented in budget and standard tour)
  • Portable toilets (included in standard & luxury tours – can be rented in budget tour

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Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Smoking Allowed

Tour Plan

Departure from Nairobi at 0600 hrs from your hotel and transfer to Nanyuki arriving after 4 hours. Later transfer to Sirimon gate and hike to Old Moses camp for overnight (3300m), 3 to 4 hrs hikes (9kms). Old Moses camp is where you acclimatize as you also come across different vegetation.
After breakfast Hike to Shipton’s camp (4200m )through Likii and Makinders valley for overnight (6 to 8 hrs hikes)
Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Shipton Camp, 2hrs, for breakfast and further, 4hrs, down to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight, B,L,D Time:9-10hrs, 21km
After breakfast you continue descending to Sirimon gate of Mount Kenya National Park where you meet your safari driver guide. He will take you along the northern side of Mount Kenya with a stopover for lunch at a designated restaurant on the way. After lunch you will proceed to Samburu National reserve and check in at Ashnil Samburu luxury camp where you freshen up and relax.

All meals included. Dinner and overnight at the camp

Begin the day with an early morning game drive. You have best chances to see big cats, elephants, The Samburu special 5; that is, Gravy Zebra, Somali Ostrich, Gerenuk, Beisa Oryx and Reticulated Giraffe. Mid-morning is time to visit the Samburu villages and sample their culture. After lunch you can relax and resume game drives in the evening. All meals included. Dinner and overnight at the Camp
You will have an early morning game drive and return to the camp for breakfast. Leave thereafter for Nairobi with lunch in a designated restaurant on the way. Expected arrival time is 1800hrs. (End of safari)

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