16 DAYS MT. KENYA CLIMB/ SAMBURU/ MT. KILIMANJARO CLIMBING
Arrive Nairobi. Welcome to Nairobi, Kenya's cosmopolitan
capital. Once little more than a watering hole for Masai tribes, today's Nairobi
is the largest city between Cairo and Johannesburg.If
arrival is in the morning, then in the we drive to Karen Von Blixen's former home,
now a museum. Continue to the Giraffe Center where you can feed and photograph
giraffe from an elevated platform. Return to the hotel early this evening.
** Complimentary dinner at The Carnivore Restaurant. Nairobi has many restaurants
offering a variety of exotic and African cuisine. However, none beats Carnivore
for its uniqueness: It is for carnivorous. It is the only place you can get a
variety of game Meat served in one meal. Its succulent steaks and barbecue dishes
are recommended for every one especially as a welcome or a farewell Dinner/Lunch.
Overnight at Panafric hotel or similar.
2: NAIROBI / NANYUKI
After breakfast drive straight to Nanyuki
for overnight. Accommodation at Simba Lodge -Double room full board double room
3: OLD MOSES CAMP
Drive by 4WD vehicles to Park Gate and start hiking, overnight in Old Moses camp
4: SHIMPTON CAMP
Summit---Chogoria. Overnight at the Chogoria park gate
6: ---Road end---then
transfer to Chogoria town. Drive to Samburu with picnic lunch enroute. Afternoon
game drive till late in the evening when you drive back to the lodge for overnight.
All meals and overnight at the Samburu Serena
lodge or similar.
Early breakfast then drive to the World famous Samburu
Game Reserve (possibly see the Oryx adopting Lioness. game drive enroute arriving
at Samburu Lodge in time for lunch. Evening game drive till 1830hrs when you drive
back to the lodge for overnight. All meals and overnight at the Lodge. Accommodation
on double room full board basis.All meals and overnight at the Samburu
Serena lodge or similar.
8: SAMBURU / NAIROBI
Very early game drive (06.00hrs to 08.00hrs),
then drive back to the lodge for breakfast. Depart the lodge at 09.30hrs with
game drive enroute back to Nairobi to arrive in the early evening. Accommodation
at Panafric hotel or similar on double
room sharing basis-bed and breakfast.
DAY 9: NAIROBI / MOSHI
by shuttle bus at 08.00hrs. Arrives in Moshi at 15.30hrs and check into Buffalo
hotel or similar for overnight. Accommodation on double room sharing basis- bed
10: MANDARA HUT
After breakfast, vehicle transfer to Marangu park
gate. Start the climb through fascinating rain forests till you reach the first
hut Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut. (9,000ft).
After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the alpine - meadow. The altitude
begins to change and slowdown your pace while enjoying the flora and the view
of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Arrive at the Horombo Hut 12km from Mandara. Meals
and overnight at the hut. (12,520ft).
12: KIBO HUT
After breakfast, resume the climb, the landscape becomes
rugged and rocky. Lobelias begin to appear. Climb to Kibo Hut. Meals and overnight
at the hut. (15,520ft)
13: UHURU / HOROMBO HUT
The beginning of the last ascent is made in the wee hrs of the morning while the
scree is still frozen. Climb the very steep part of the route to GILMANS POINT
(most difficult and tiring part). UHURU PEAK is reached within an hour's walk
along the crater rim. (19,344ft). Start the walk along the craters rim. (19,344ft).
Start the descent to Horombo hut for overnight.
14: HOROMBO / MOSHI
Descend from Horombo hut back to the gate where
you will be transferred by 4WD vehicles back to Moshi. Accommodation at the hotel-Double
room sharing-bed and breakfast.
15: MOSHI / NAIROBI
Pick up from the hotel at 10.30hrs and then depart Moshi at 11.00hrs for Nairobi.
Arrive in Nairobi at 1830hrs. The driver will drop you at the Panafric hotel or
similar for overnight. Accommodation on double room sharing basis-bed and breakfast.
16: CITY / AIRPORT
After breakfast, transfer back to the airport for flight back home.