2 days Mount Kenya national park safari in Kenya
This 2 days Mount Kenya national park safari is specifically a climbing safari. Mount Kenya national park was designated a national park to protect Mount Kenya and the surrounding areas. Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest in Africa. Hiking this wonderful mountain shall teach you several life skills that are gained from climbing. If you are looking for a moderate climbing challenge, I highly welcome you to this safari. We have a good mountain crew who shall ensure that you experience the best climbing along Mount Kenya. Even before coming to Kenya, we are more than available to offer our deep insights about climbing with you. Karibu to Kenya, you are highly welcome to our marvelous land- a land of hero’s.
Day 1: Nairobi to Mount Kenya national park via sirimon gate and later oldMoses hut.
It is better to depart early in the morning. Early in the morning after breakfast, our company representative shall pick you up at your pickup point and drive you from Nairobi to the wonderful landscapes of the country side. Later, you shall arrive in Mount Kenya national park via the sirimon gate. Sirimon gate stands at 2650m above sea level. After going through all the entrance procedures, you shall take lunch and later you shall start hiking through the rainforest with a mountain crew who shall assist you during the hiking. Within the rainforest, you shall stand high possibilities of watching several wildlife species that inhabit within the forest. Some of the common species include Buffaloes, Elephants, antelopes, leopards, white tailed mongoose, giant forest hog and others. There are various opportunities of watching several birds within the park. The amazing hiking experiences starts at oldMoses camp and later settle at oldMoses hut. The journey from oldMoses camp to oldMoses hut(3300m) takes about 4 hours. The distance is about 9 km. upon arrival at oldMoses hut, you shall relax and enjoy the wonderful uncontrollable views of the surrounding. There are rare cases of altitude sickness, however a simple climbing preparation is necessary to ensure that you don’t experience like altitude sickness. Enjoy dinner, relax and sleep at oldMoses hut.
Day 2: old Moses hut-sirimon gate and later to Nairobi
Early in the morning, you shall start descending from oldMoses hut to sirimon gate. Descending is always easier than ascending, expect to descent so fast to sirimon gate. At the gate, you shall clear with the park authorities and drive back to Nairobi to mark the end of this wonderful 2 day Mount Kenya national park safari in Kenya.
- Park entrance feeS
- Tour guide
- Full board Accommodation
- Bottled mineral water
- Air ticket
- Visa fees
- Travel and medical insurance
- Personal items
This itinerary is the best for all seasons