Day 1: Nairobi / Nanyuki (1950m)
Transfer from Nairobi to the stunning slopes of mount Kenya. You will cross the equator and arrive at your hotel for lunch. You can lavish in the spectacular scenery of Mount Kenya, take a tour with your guide to the equator or opt for a walking safari.
Day 2: Nanyuki / Met station (3050m)
After an early breakfast, and a usually perfect photo op of Mt. Kenya in her morning glory, you will transfer to Narumoro Park gate to begin your hike. Today you will be acclimatizing to steep altitude of 10,000 feet at the Meteorological Station where you will spend the night after a 3- 4 hour hike.
Day 3: Met station / Mackinders camp (4300m)
Today you will hike up through the beautiful Teleki Valley to Mackinder’s Camp at 14,000 feet. Prepare to be breathless by the majestic view of Mount Kenya’s peaks on your 4-5 hour climb.
Day 4: Mackinders / Met Station
A pre- dawn climb to point Lenana to reach the summit of Mount Kenya in time for a magnificent sunrise and spectacular scenery viewing! You made it to the top of Africa’s second highest mountain!! Then you can descend back to Mackinder’s Camp for breakfast before continuing back down to the Meteorological Station Lodge for your last overnight on the mountain.
Day 5: Met Station / Nairobi
This morning you will return to the park gate at the base of the mountain,where you can choose to stay and explore around Mount Kenya on magical day trips or transfer onto any other destination of your choice. If you want to head back to Nairobi, you can add on the option of going out for a meal of African game meat tonight at the Carnivore Restaurant (for an added fee).
Included in the price:
Þ Airport transfers.
Þ All camping equipment.
Þ Transfer to and from the base of the mountain.
Þ Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
Þ 3 Meals a day ( special diet vegetarian and hallal).
Þ Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary.
Þ All park entrance fees to include government taxes.
Þ Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook.
Þ Start and finish Nairobi.
Þ Water -You just need bottled water only the first day. The rest of the days we boil or add purifying tablets then filter using MSR water filtering pump before refilling in your water bottles in the morning.
Þ Rescue fee.
Þ H.F Radio communication for backup incase or rescue.
Excluded in the price:
Þ Hikking equipments.
Þ Soft drinks.
Þ Accommodation before and after the trek.
Þ climbing gears ( we have them for hire).
Þ International flights.
Þ Visas to Kenya.
Þ Items of personal nature.
Þ Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.
Þ No mosquito net.
NB: Proper equipments are vital to safe and enjoyable trek.
Sample Food Menu
During our expedition we normally provide enough, fresh and clean food. When it comes to cooking we cook different food at different elevation putting into consideration of the boiling point at different heights so that the food will be well cooked for easier digestion. We also have food supply on the Mountain to make sure that there is enough and fresh food through out the trek.
Considering all that, you need water to avoid dehydration, we will provide you with fresh fruits.
BREAKFAST: Fruit Juice, Fruit, Cereal/Porridge, Eggs bread/French-toast/Plain-toast/Pancakes, Sausages, Margarine, Jam/Honey, Tea/Coffee/Drinking chocolate. Boiled egg, spinach omelet or fried egg with beacon and bread.
LUNCH: Sliced Carrot and Cucumber stripes, Avocado slices, Boiled egg, Vegetable/Meat cutlets, Sandwiches (Egg/ Cheese/Tomato/Tuna/Meat/Peanut butter), Fruit. Boiled egg, salami sandwich, cheese, French toast, Macaroni, meat sauce and bread.
DINNER: Soup of the day, Bread, Salad, Rice/Pasta/Potatoes, Chicken/Meat, Mixed Vegetables (Carrot/French -Beans/Cabbage), Lentils, Fruit Salad, Fruit with custard, Tea/Coffee/Milo/Drinking chocolate. Spaghetti with meat sauce or fish with rice, Fried beef with roast potatoes, rice, carrots, cabbage. Roast chicken with vegetable, fried rice, green pepper, carrots.
ON WAY TO THE SUMMIT (midnight snack) Hot Chocolate, Tea or coffee and biscuits, Glucose, Chocolate bar, orange squash or soup.