CKC SP 005: Mount Kenya National Park Daytrip


Early morning pick up from your Nairobi Hotel or from Hotels and Safari Lodges in the Mount Kenya region. You can use either the Naromoru Gate, it is nearer to Nairobi @ 175 kilometres from Nairobi and 2,400 meters above sea level. However, the trekking on this section is steeper. On this route, you trek on motorable dirt road , a tropical forest zone followed by Bamboo zone. After the 9 kilometer walk, you reach the Met Station, 3050 meters above sea level. At Parcival’s Bridge, the climb gets steeper and the road contours sharply.

The Sirimon Gate, 2,700 metres above sea level; is 230 kilometres from Nairobi. The slope here is gentle and thus good for beginners. On this Daytrip, you can Trek via the Gallery Forest to the Old Moses Camp. On the way you encounter Columbus monkeys, elephants, buffaloes and bird songs.

The wildlife available here include: elephant, tree hyrax, white tailed mongoose, suni, fronted duicker, mole rat, bush buck, water buck, buffaloes, eland, lion, leopard, bushbuck, giant forest hog, the endangered bongo and rhino & over one hundred and thirty species of birds.

Activities here include: Game viewing, camping, Mountain climbing and cave exploration.

What to bring: drinking water, binoculars, camera, hat , sun screen, sunglasses, good walking shoes, guide books, trekking poles, sleeping bags, umbrella, sandals, socks, gaiters.

Thereafter, you are picked up from the Gate and returned to your Hotel or Lodge to arrive in the evening. Lunch

  Cost of the holiday in USD is:

 - 1 pax 390

 -  2 pax 270 per person

 Rates are valid from 2nd January 2017  to 31st December 2017.

  Cost includes:

  .  Pick up and drop off in Nairobi.

  . Packed lunch(es)

 .  Transfer Nairobi/Mount Kenya/Nairobi.

   . Services of a Mount Kenya guide

   .  Mount Kenya entrance fees.

   .  Bottled water during the trek and when in our Car. 

   Cost excludes:

  . Items not mentioned as included