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MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING
5 Days Sirimon - Naro Moru Route
5 Days Naro Moru Route
5 Days Sirimon Route
5 Days Naro Moru - Chogoria Route
6 Days Sirimon - Chogoria Route
 
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16 Days: Mt Kenya | Masai Mara | Samburu | Lake Nakuru | Serengeti | Ngorongoro | Crater Lake & Manyara

 

Day 01 : NAIROBI TO MT.KENYA
Depart Nairobi at 08.00 am and drive to Mount Kenya area via Nanyuki town.  After picking up the porters and your guide proceed to Sirimon gate on the  North West  of the mountain.   Picnic lunch will be provided and there after make a 3 hours walk to Old Moses Hut 3300m for dinner and overnight. Naru maru

 

Day 02 :

Early breakfast and there after start the walk to Shipton's camp.  The walk takes 6-7 hours with a scenic view of the peaks - Pt. Nelion & Pt. Batian through Mackinder's Valley.  Arrive Shipton's camp 4200m in the early afternoon for a rest and dinner / overnight.   Picnic lunch will be served enroute.

 

Day 03 :

After breakfast, make an anti-clockwise summit circuit of the peaks via Kami Hut at Hausburgs' col. to Mackinder's camp 4200m.  The walk takes 4-5 hours.  Lunch, dinner and overnight at Mackinder's camp.

 

Day 04 :

Pre-dawn attempt point Lenana via Austrian hut.  The walk to Point Lenana 4985m takes 3-4 hours depending on individuals pace.  Later on descend to Mackinder's for breakfast and there after descend further to Met Station on Naro Moru Route for dinner and overnight.

Day 05 :Mt.kenya To Samburu Game park
After breakfasts descend further to Naro Moru Park gate to meet with vehicle to drive to Samburu,Thereafter you will be drive north past the equator to the northern frontier district.Continue to the semi aridSamburu National reserve and check in to your  campsite.
12.30pm - Lunch at the lodge. There will be time to settle in before  your safari adventure.
4.00pm - Set out for an afternoon game drive in the reserve. Return to the  lodge before dark.
7.30pm - Dinner in the Tented camp.
Overnight:  Samburu Game Lodge     LDB - www.wildernesslodges.co.ke/wildernessLodges.html

 

"Samburu National Reserve is situated about 350 kms north of Nairobi in thesemi arid part of Kenya. EwasoNyiro River, the only water source in the dry season, bisects the reserve and apart from providing water to life, the river is home to some of the biggest Reptiles in the region and attracts a good number of birds. Some 300 different species have already been recorded.
An unusual forked palm, the doum palm, grows along the banks of this river and adds striking beauty to the panorama. Wildlife is surprisingly abundant for such a dry place and includes species such as Gerenuk, Dik-dik, Grant's and Thomson's gazelles, Elephant, Cheetah, Leopard and Lion. There are several species, which are unique to this area including; Grevy's zebra, Beisaoryx, Somali Ostrich and reticulated Giraffe"

 

Day 6: Samburu

6.00am  - Wake up call.
6.30am - Set out for an early morning game drive in the reserve. This is usually the most popular game viewing time. During the early hours temperatures are low, thus providing a favorable atmosphere both for the game and the viewer. Lion, Cheetah and Leopard roam the vast grasslands in search for their next meal, it may be an unsuspecting impala or even a small one like the warthog.whatever the players, the spectacle of nature unfolding is always awe inspiring!
8.30am - Back at the lodge, enjoy your sumptuous  breakfast.
12.30pm - lunch in the lodge then its time at leisure to relax by the swimming pool.
4.00pm- Afternoon game drive. Return to the campsite before dark.
7.30pm - Dinner in the camp

Overnight:  Samburu Game Lodge     LDB - www.wildernesslodges.co.ke/wildernessLodges.html


 

Day 7: Samburu -  nakuru          (175km)
7.30am - After early breakfast depart for a morning game drive in the reserve, en-route to the gate. Drive a southerly direction to the equator for a brief stop. Here, the locals do a water demonstration to qualify the position of the equator and for a small tip you could be awarded an 'equator Certificate' After the brief stop. Drive to the thompsons  falls for a photo-stop then down into the great rift valley. As you ascend the eastern wall of the rift Valley, lush coffee and tea plantations reveal themselves and your driver-guides will give you a brief talk about coffee farming in Kenya.
12.30pm - After checking in at your lodge in lion hills hotel, settle down for lunch.
7.30pm - Dinner in the Hotel.

Overnight at Chester Hotel LBD - http://www.kranhotels.com/?page_id=333

 

Day 8: Nakuru - Masai Mara          (325km)

7.30am - Full buffet breakfast in the camp. Check out thereafter and drive via Narok town to Maasai Mara National reserve, the land of the Maasai tribe. The proud young Maasai warrior-nomads with their plaited hair, red cloaks, and spears, challenge your curiosity. The 700-square-mile Game Reserve is the Africa of your dreams, complete with wild animals grazing amid the superb rolling landscape of gentle hills and acacia woodlands. Check in to your lodge.
12.30pm - lunch in the lodge. There will be time to settle in before
your first game drive.
4.00pm - Afternoon game drive in the reserve. Return to the lodge before dark.
7.30pm - Dinner in the Tented camp.

Overnight: Mara Springs Tented Camp (LDB) - www.mountainrockkenya.com/marasprings/

 

mara

 

Day 9:  Masai Mara

Optional:      
Today there will be a possibility to take a hot air balloon ride.
"Take to the skies for the ultimate Maasai Mara wildlife adventure, soaring in a hot air balloon over herds of game to the inner reaches of the Mara. You'll ascend in the early morning, when winds are calmest.
Watch as the professional crew fills the balloon with hot air. Slowly the big, colorful bag begins to bulge and take shape. Now board the traditional wicker gondola basket while the expert pilot makes final adjustments. As the pink and red fireball of the sun rises in splendor over the plains, you're up, up and away - for the flight of a lifetime!
Your balloon can soar over the most inaccessible and undisturbed parts of the Mara, with only the intermittent whisper of the balloon's gas burners punctuating the silence of your majestic flight. Because wind and weather conditions vary, every flight is a new and different experience! From your vantage point about 50-500 feet above the reserve, you have a fantastic 360-degree bird's-eye view as one of the most dramatic scenes in nature unfolds beneath you. Depending on the season, you might witness herds of antelope flowing like schools of fish across the plain, groups of elephants grazing undisturbed in a remote ravine, lionesses stealthily stalking a herd of grunting wildebeest, or zebras conferring in a confusion of black and white stripes and bark-like calls. After your incredible flight, it's time to come back down to earth for breakfast. As you sip champagne and dig into a splendid breakfast of sizzling bacon, eggs, sausage, home-made breads, fresh tropical fruit and steaming cups of Kenyan coffee or tea under the clear blue sky, you might wonder what all
the ordinary people are doing on this perfect African morning! Before leaving, the pilot will present you with your balloon flight certificate, and then you'll enjoy a game drive en route back to the camp. No flight of the imagination can match this airborne experience!
Note: Comfortable clothes, a hat or visor, sunglasses, sunscreen and a light jacket or sweater are recommended. This tour will be offered at a very special price if booked together with the safari.

 

Otherwise:
6.00am- Wake up call. Tea, coffee and cookies will be served in the lodge.
6.30am - Set out for an early morning game drive in the reserve. This is usually the most popular game viewing time. During the early hours temperatures are low, thus providing a favorable atmosphere both for the game and the viewer. Lion, Cheetah and Leopard roam the vast grasslands in search for their next meal, it may be an unsuspecting impala or even a small one like the warthog.whatever the players, the spectacle of nature unfolding is always awe inspiring!
8.30am - Back at the lodge, enjoy your sumptuous  breakfast.
10.00am - Mid morning game drive.
12.30pm - lunch in the campsite then its time at leisure to relax by the
Swimming pool.
4.00pm - Afternoon game drive. Return to the campsite before dark.
7.30pm - Dinner and overnigh at Mara Springs Tented Camp (LDB) - www.mountainrockkenya.com/marasprings/

 

mara

 

Day 10

6.00am - Wake up call. Tea, coffee and cookies will be served in the lodge.
6.30am - Set out for an early morning game drive in the reserve. This is usually the most popular game viewing time. During the early hours temperatures are low, thus providing a favorable atmosphere both for the game and the viewer. Lion, Cheetah and Leopard roam the vast grasslands in search for their next meal, it may be an unsuspecting impala or even a small one like the warthog.whatever the players, the spectacle of nature unfolding is always awe inspiring!
8.30am - Back at the lodge, enjoy your sumptuous  breakfast.
10.00am - Mid morning game drive.
12.30pm - lunch in the campsite then its time at leisure to relax by the
Swimmi ng pool.
4.00pm - Afternoon game drive. Return to the campsite before dark.
7.30pm - Dinner and ovenight at

Overnight: Mara Springs Tented Camp (LDB) - www.mountainrockkenya.com/marasprings/

 

 

Day 11:  Masaai Mara - Lake Naivasha           (330km)

7.30am - Full buffet breakfast in the lodge then check out. Drive to lakeNaivasha where you will have your lunch enroute .after lunch in mtlongonot transit hotel you will go on with the drive to hells gate national park where you will see most of the activities which where formed
Due to volcanic activities like hot, cold,warm springs.  O5.00pm arrive in the hotel.

Overnight at the Carnelley's Camp - LBD (http://campcarnelleys.com/)

 

carnelleys

 

Day  12Lake Naivasha- Amboseli
You will take your early morning breakfast then you will be driven to the southern part of Kenya call Amboseli where you will pass the boarder of Kenya and Tanzania (note: please when you are passing to a
Amboseli national park the visa is not needed because the park is on the side of Kenya.)
You will arrive in the park in the late evening and the game drive enroute to your campsite. Overnight at  Amboseli  Kibo Tented Camp - http://kibosafaricamp.com/

 

kibo

 

Day 13: Amboseli -Arusha- Serengeti  National Park
After breakfast you will drive out of the park with view of Mt.kilimanjaro,Then drive to the boarder of Tanzania and Kenya  at Namanga boader, After the immigration clearance, you will be transferred to Serengeti park  for its famous wildebeest migration, You will arrive in for lunch  at 1300hrs you will set your  early lunch then by 1400hrs you will leave for afternoon game drive.

Overnight Fanaka Hotel - http://fanakasafaricamps.co.tz/?page_id=95


 

Day 14: Lake Manyara - Serengeti National Park
After breakfast , we will be transferring to the infamous Serengeti National Park. This park is to Tanzania, what the Masai Mara Game Reserve is to Kenya. Covering 14,763 sq km, the Serengeti NP is dominated by vast, open plains with an abundance of wildlife. A picnic lunch will be provided en route, and the afternoon will be spent viewing game and absorbing the breathtaking scenery of the almost treeless plains of the Serengeti.

Overnight: Serengeti Savannah Camp - http://serengetisavannahcamps.com/

 

savannah



Day 15: Ngorongoro Crater
We will transfer to the Ngorongoro crater, via Olduvai Gorge. Ngorongoro is an impressive 20 km wide volcanic crater with 600 m walls. The views from the crater rim are breathtaking, and there is an ever-present abundance of wildlife, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Olduvai Gorge is famed for the discovery of 3.5 million year-old fossil fragments of an early human civilization. We will enjoy lunch overlooking the crater, and the afternoon will be spent at leisure.

Overnight at FARM HOUSE LODGE -

http://www.tanganyikawildernesscamps.com/camps/ngorongorofarmhouse/

 

farmhouse

 

Day 16: Depart  ARUSHA(B)    3hrs Drive  250kms
After breakfast we will transfer back to Arusha  for your flight to Zanzibar.


HAVE A WONDERFUL TOUR - SEE YOU ON THE ROAD….......


TOTAL COST PER PERSON IS USD $ 2,890  

 

 

 

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • AMREF (Travel insurance) Flying doctors services in East Africa. (In case of emergency)
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography.
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture safaris.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Each 4x4 Toyota Hiace minivan carries safari accessories including window sills, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies, and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services.
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary
  • Tips
  • Rain jackets, hand cloves
  • Balloon safari in Maasai Mara (USD$475)per ride
  • Personal needs
  • Maasai village visit.(15_20usd$)
  • Night game drive ($150 per person)

 

   
 
   
 
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