Safari Highlights:

  • Start/End: Nairobi
  • Status: Open all-year round
  • Kenya – 4 Nights: Camping
  • Nairobi – 1 Night: Fairview Hotel/The Norfolk Hotel
  • Amboseli – 2 Nights: Kibo Safari Camp/Ol Tukai Lodge
  • Tsavo West – 1 Nights: Severin Safari Camp/Voyager Ziwani
  • Tsavo East – 1 Night: Ashnil Aruba Lodge
  • Diani – 4 Nights: Swahili Beach Resort & Spa/Afrochic Diani

Activities: Game viewing, photography, nature walks sightseeing & birding

Detailed Itinerary

Mt. Kenya Climbing: CHOGORIA UP – SIRIMON DOWN

Day 1; CHOGORIA TOWN – CHOGORIA CAMP

Meet team at 1p.m. at Chogoria Town then, transfer by local jeep to Chogoria gate about 2-hour drive inside the forest. Meals served once camp is set up.

Dinner and rest at Chogoria gate.

Day 2: BANDAS CAMP – LAKE ELIS CAMP

Breakfast served at 7.30a.m then hike up the hinder valley and gorger’s valleys approx time of trek 4 hours up.

Dinner and rest at Lake Elis Campsite

Day 3: LAKE ELIS CAMP – MINTOS CAMP.

Breakfast served at 7.30am. At 8a.m, break camp and head to Mintos Camp. Lunch served between the trek or at camp depending on pace. Approximate time of trek 61/2 hours up.

Dinner and rest at Mintos Camp

Day 4:  MINTOS CAMP –  SUMMIT – SHIPTONS CAMP-OLD MOSES CAMP
Early morning wakeup call at 2.30am we attempt point Lenana (4985M) at dawn to catch early sunrise. The trek is approximately 31/2 hours. We descend down to shiptons   camp for breakfast, approx time 1.5hrs,   lunch is served in between the trek approximate trek time 41/2 hrs. Then down further to OLD MOSES CAMP. Approximate trek time 5 1/2hrs.

Dinner and rest at Old Moses Camp

Day 5: Mt. Kenya – Transfer to Nairobi

Breakfast at 7am, we trek down through the forest 10km distance for a transfer back Nairobi.

Be dropped at the hotel for overnight stay.

Overnight: Fairview Hotel/The Norfolk

Meal Plan: Bed & Breakfast.

Day 6: Nairobi – Transfer to Amboseli

You will be picked by our driver from your Nairobi hotel at 7a.m and immediately head to Amboseli. You will arrive in Amboseli before lunch time. Check in at the camp and later enjoy lunch then relax before your afternoon game drive at 4 O’clock for 2 hours. Return later to the camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Overnight: Kibo/Ol Tukai

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7: Amboseli – Full day

Spend this with morning game drives after breakfast till lunch time. Return to the camp for lunch at 1300 hours. Relax by the pool after lunch. Afternoon game drive is at 4o’clock for 2 hours.

Overnight: Kibo/Ol Tukai

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8: Amboseli – Transfer to Tsavo West (Approximately 1 hour 3 minutes to 2 hours)

Arise early for a morning game drive then return to the camp for breakfast. Have breakfast then depart for Tsavo West to arrive before lunch time and immediately have a game drive as you head to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon visit Mzima springs where you may view the crocodiles and hippos swimming under water with a choice of picnic or buffet lunch. You will also be driven to the “shetani” lava flows and have a view of Chyulu Hills too.

Overnight: Severin Safari camp/Voyager Ziwani

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9: Tsavo West – Transfer to Tsavo East (Approximately 2 – 3 hours)

Have breakfast and immediately depart for Tsavo East to arrive before lunch at the lodge. Have lunch then relax before an afternoon game drive at 4p.m.

Overnight: Ashnil Aruba

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10: Tsavo East – Transfer to Diani (Approximately 4 -5 hours)

Depart Tsavo East after breakfast to arrive in Diani by lunch time and be dropped off at the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast

Overnight: Swahili Beach/Afrochic Diani

Meal Plan: Half Board

Day 11 – 13: Diani

Leisure activities

Overnight: Swahili Beach/Afrochic Diani

Meal Plan: Half Board

Day 14: Diani – Nairobi (By flight)

You will have a late afternoon/early evening flight back to Nairobi. Have a transfer to the main airport (JKIA) for your outbound flight.

Rates; Contact Us

 Accommodations in Safari
Option 1; Luxury

The Norfolk Hotel, Ol Tukai Lodge, Ziwani Voyager, Ashnil Aruba Lodge & Afrochic Diani

Option 2; Mid-range

Fairview Hotel, Kibo Safari Camp, Severin Safari Camp, Ashnil Aruba Lodge & Swahili Beach Resort & Spa

 

Notes

  • The rates above are per person in USD
  • Accommodation is subject to availability

Inclusive of;

– All government taxes/VAT
– Park entry fees
– Accommodation and meals as mentioned in the tour description
– Drinking water
– Transportation in a 4*4 Land Cruiser with a pop-up roof to facilitate game viewing and photography
– All game drives as mentioned in the tour description
– Services of professional tour driver/guide (s)
Internal flights; Diani – Nairobi
– All airport transfers in Nairobi & Diani

Climbing Includes

  • Guides
  • Porters to carry food and luggage
  • Cooks
  • Park fees & camping fees
  • Accommodation in tents/huts where applicable
  • All meals 4 meals per day breakfast, lunch, 1st evening tea, appetizers, full supper and 2nd evening tea
  • Transport
  • Sleeping bags
  • Transport to and from Mt. Kenya gate

NOT INCLUDED

  • Personal hiking gear
  • Tips/gratitude
  • Drinks of personal leisure
  • Personal hiking gear

Exclusive of;

– A visit to Maasai village: $30 per person
– International flights from home and back
– Tips & porterage
– Visa fees (if applicable)
– Travel insurance
– Other personal items

Request for: 14 Days of Mount Kenya Climbing, Safari and beach