Longonot/Mt Kenya Climb – 7 days / 6 nights

Starts: Nairobi/Ends: Nairobi
Departure Day: Any Day
Accommodation: Standard Lodge at Mountain Base and Tent While trekking
Parks: Mt Kenya National Park and Longonot Park
participants MINIMUM: 2 participants
Activities: Hiking and trekking, Tree naming, bird watch, wildlife encounter, photography and beautiful scenery views.

Our price will be inclusive of:

Return transfer Nairobi -Nanyuki/Chogoria-Nairobi
Mt longonot trek
3 meals per day while trekking
4 days Mt. Kenya trek
5 nights accommodation while trekking
2 transfer from Nanyuki/Chogoria- park gate- return
All government park fees
4×4 trasnport on chogoria route
English Speaking Mountain Guides and Porters
Accomodation at Nanyuki Simbas lodge D/B/B
Mt Kenya T-shirt and Certificate
Two Man tent.
Exclusive of Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hats , Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf’s, Rain Trousers.Price is exclusive of first and last Night accomodation in Nairobi.
You can hire some of the equipments available at a reasonable cost

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Day 1

Depart for a day excursion to Longonot Park. A trek to Mt longonot to 9000ft, where a feeling to the altitude goes along with the tropical sun and steep slope offers a good acclimatization for climbing Mt Kenya. Return to Nairobi B/B
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DAY 2: Nairobi-Nanyuki

Transfer from Nairobi is at 09:00 hrs to Nanyuki .A COMPLIMENTARY walking tour to the EQUATOR. Dinner and overnight at Simbas lodge.
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Day 3: Sirimon gate to Judmaier camp

After Breakfast drive to Sirimon Park gate and trek for 3 – 4 hours to Old Moses Camp (Judmaeier) through a beautiful forest with East African Pencil Cedar trees, Poducarpus trees and the giant Hygenia trees. From Judmeier camp you can see the summits of Batian and Nelion peaks: 9kms.
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Day 4: Mintos to Summit - Mackinders

After pre dawn breakfast we leave the campsite at 2.00 am. For the summit arriving at 6.30 am for sunrise, Kilimanjaro and the coast line Views. After 10 to 15 minutes of photography we descend via Austrian Hut to Mackinders camp for breakfast hence spend the whole day enjoying beautiful views. Dinner and overnight at Mackinders Camp.
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Day 4: Old Moses (Judmaier) camp to Shiptons camp

This is about a 6 – 8 hour hike crossing Liki and Mackinders valleys, there is a great view of Tereri and Sendeo peaks. And also a great view of Nanyuki town and beautiful terrain. Shipton’s camp has also an excellent setting with the north faces of Nelion peak and Batian peak. 13kms
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Day 5: Shipton's camp to Point Lenana and then descend to Mintos Camp (Halls Tarns camp).

This hike is about 4 and half hours hike through some of the most spectacular sceneries like Gorges valley the Halls Tarns and the Lake Elies at a far distance. Overnight at Mintos Campisite.
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Day 6: Mintos (Halls tarns camp) to Meru Mt.Kenya Lodge (Bandas)

This hike is anywhere between 4 – 6 hours. This area has spectacular views down into the Gorges valley with Lake Michaelson and Vivienne falls, and across on the other side you can see Ithanguni peak, Rotundu peaks and the Giant Flat — top Kilingo hill table. 18kms
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Day 7: Chogoria gate to Chogoria town

About 6 – 8 hours, on dirt roads through a thick bamboo forest and tropical forest. The forest is really beautiful with chances of seeing wildlife and Columbus monkeys. Transfer to Nairobi arriving late afternoon.32kms or walk half way to take 4×4.

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