2 Days Trekking Safari in Mount Kenya
Camping Safari Kenya
From the first day that you land to Africa, you will experience it like an epic journey that you have never heard of. It is a journey to be experienced rather than taken. This trip is for highlands nature lover who cannot hike, trek, or climb in high altitude or the people who really loves mountains but does not have enough time to do it. Mount Kenya is the only mountain that seat exactly at the equator. On this trip, you will pass through the equator and see it live.
- Trekking adventures
- Chance to see the Laikipia Plateau
- Pass through indigenous forest and shrubs
- Sightings of a wide variety of flora and fauna
- Daily high altitude mountain food
- 1 night accommodation
Day 1: Nairobi to Sirmon Gate
You will leave Nairobi at 7:00 a.m to Sirimon Gate via Nanyuki where you cross equator for the first time and do some experiment on how to detect that you are exactly at the equator point before you proceed to Sirimon Gate where you will have lunch.
Distance from Nairobi to Sirimon Gate is 2,650 meters, and after lunch at Sirimon Gate, you will start the trek to Old Moses Camp, a distance of nine kilometers that take about three to four hours passing through forest of indigenous trees like podocapus trees, douglass fire, red cinder, pine, and then through bamboo and finally to the heath part arriving at the Old Moses Hut at around 2:30 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.
In the evening, a guide will take you further up for a short distance up to 3,600 meters and then descend back to the hut for dinner and overnight. At the altitude of 3,600 meters, you are completely out of the heath and shrub part to savanna moorland, and here you will be able to see the Laikipia Plateau clearly. Laikipia Plateau is the largest plateau surrounding Mount Kenya.
Day 2: Old Moses Hut to Likii Viewpoint
After early breakfast at 6:00 a.m, you will ascend further higher up to 4,001 meters to the viewpoint of the highest peak of Mount Kenya. Here, you will have a magnificent view of Likii Valley and the highest twin peak Batian at 5,199 meters and Nelion at 5,188 meters before you descend back to Old Moses Camp for lunch as you prepare for a return trek back to Sirimon Gate where you will meet your transfer vehicle back to your hotel in Nairobi.
"The cost is 335 usd for a budget camping safari.
- Trekking at Mount Kenya
- 1 night accommodation
- Drinking water
- Beverage like sodas, beer, and more
- All mountain gears
- Any other inclusion not mentioned above