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Mt kenya /Mt Kilimanjaro climb

 

 

Day 1 WELCOME TO KENYA
Arrive into Nairobi today on your international flight. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Nairobi, Serena Hotel where the rest of the day is at leisure. to wear out your jet lag and enjoy a refreshing swim in the beautiful pool. 

Day 2 MT KENYA
You drive north of the city through pineapple and coffee plantations and arrive on the slopes of Mount Kenya in time for a picnic lunch. From the Park Entrance Gate you walk to Met. Station at 3,048m for dinner and overnight.
 
Day 3 MOUNT KENYA
Your climb continues to Mackinder’s Camp, a walk of approximately 5-6 hours. At this point the main peaks provide a spectacular view and there is also an opportunity to trek into Teleki Valley from the Camp. Overnight at Mackinder’s Camp.

Day 4 MOUNT KENYA - NAIROBI
The ascension to the summit of Point Lenana begins before dawn to ensure time to view the sunrise from the peak. From here, on a clear day, you can see Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. The descent from the peak has a short break at Mackinder’s Camp before continuing to Met. Station for lunch and then onto the Park Gate to meet your vehicle for your return to Nairobi.

Day 5 MASAI MARA
This morning we drive west of Nairobi into the Great Rift Valley over the Mau escarpment. We will stop for a short view of the enormous size of the bush veld and into the floor of the Great Rift Valley crossing the beautiful townships of Kijabe and Mai Mahiu arriving into the land of the big game and the great Africa Savannah plains known as the Bushveld. Here we arrive at the luxurious lodge where we enjoy a delicious luncheon followed by some time to relax and settle down with a refreshing shower. This afternoon we depart on a game drive to see the world’s greatest game spectacle, the Masai Mara Game Reserve. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 6. MASAI MARA
A song of the African bird life awakens us as we rise early for our pre breakfast game drive. An occasional hippo returning late to the river, lots of wildebeests, Zebra, elephant, Lion and many other species of wildlife may be seen today as the African Sun awakens the Savannah to a day of activity. Luck may even get you to witness a kill in action as the predators search for breakfast. After an active morning, return back to the lodge for a delicious breakfast followed by time out to relax for the rest of the morning by the blue waters of the pool or relax in your comfortable accommodation. After a delicious luncheon we depart for the evening game drive for more action of Gods own world. Enjoy. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 7 BACK TO NAIROBI
After an early morning breakfast we depart for Nairobi. On arrival you are transferred to Nairobi Serena Hotel. You can also opt for a city Tour. This evening you will be collected from your hotel at 7.30 pm for dinner at the Carnivore Restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.

Day 8 MOMBASA
On arrival we are transferred to the airport for our flight to Mombasa. On arrival into Mombasa, we are met and transferred to the beautiful Swahili style Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel which is located on the Shanzu Beach. Accommodation here is on HB basis for 3 nights. Overnight at the Serena Beach Hotel.

Day 9 MOMBASA AND WASINI ISLAND DHOW SAFARI
An early rise today as we depart for Wasini Island Dolphin Dhow Safari. You will be collected from your hotel early in the morning followed by a 1.5 hr drive to Wasini Island. Here you board a traditional Swahili Dhow and sail out to the reef for a great snorkeling experience followed by a delicious luncheon of great seafood and fish followed by time to visit a Bajuni Village or a short nap. Return to your hotel in the evening at 6. 00 pm. Overnight at the Serena Beach.

Day 10 NAIROBI
Morning at leisure. In the evening you are picked up and Transferred to Moi International Airport for your flight back to Nairobi. On arrival you are transferred to Nairobi Serena Hotel.

Day 11 ARUSHA
An early rise followed by departure for  the border town of Namanga where you will be met by our Tanzania counterparts who will drive you to Arusha where we enjoy a delicious Chinese Luncheon followed by our drive to Mountain Village Arusha.

DAY 12: MT KILIMANJARO
Arrive at Marangu Gate by private transfer from Arusha, introduction to your Guide/Porters. Thereafter Registration before starting your climbing {hiking/trekking} for approximately 3 to 4 hrs through the rain forest. Picnic lunch along the route to Mandara. On arrival leisure with hot refreshments etc. Late afternoon walk to the Maundi Crater for acclimatization - thereafter walking back for dinner and overnight at the Mandara Hut.
Mandara Hut {2700m} - Horombo Hut {Alt. 3700m}

DAY 13 MT KILIMANJARO
After breakfast, start climbing through the Giant Savannah semi rainforest and Lobbelia's for approximately 4 to 5 hours with picnic lunch along the route to Horombo arriving late afternoon served with refreshments later evening walk along the Mawenzi Route to as far as you can manage for acclimatization purpose. Thereafter descend back to the Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight.
Horombo Hut {3700m} - Kibo Hut {4700m}

DAY 14 MT KILIMANJARO
After breakfast, start climb with picnic lunch along the route through the semidesert areas, small glaciers, passing sunny and windy conditions for approximately 6 to 7hrs before arriving, almost exhausted at the Kibo Hut for dinner and overnight - up to approximately 12.00midnight. Thereafter you are woken up ready for your final preparation to ascend to the summit. Kibo Hut {4700m} - Gilmans Point { 5600m} or to Uhuru Peak {5895m}.

DAY 15 MT KILIMANJARO
Your final ascent start as early as 01.00hrs {1.00am} going Zig-Zag through the thick glaciers and sandy areas up to Gilman's Point for 6 to 7 hrs. If you wish to continue to the Uhuru Peak {the highest Peak in Africa} is another approx. 2 hrs away. After signing and short rest, you start descent slowly to Kibo Hut, for breakfast and rest for approx 1 hour then walk down to Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 16 ARUSHA
After breakfast, final descent Via Mandara Hut for a hot lunch arriving the Kilimanjaro Park Gate {Marangu - gate} between 12.00noon - 13.00hrs. {at times you can arrive as late as 16.00 hrs. After saying goodbye to your Guide/Porters you then, transfers to Arusha. Transfer to Moumtain Village Arusha.

Day 17 NAIROBI
After breakfast depart for Nairobi. On arrival into Nairobi you enjoy a delicious Indian Dinner followed by departure for your onward destination.

Nairobi Day Excursions
Nairobi - Arusha - Moshi Shuttle
Nairobi airport taxi transfers

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