Tour overview

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Mt Kenya Trekking, Mount Meru hiking Tours

17 Day 3 Peaks Mt Kenya Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt Meru Treks visiting Nairobi. Old Moses. Shiptons. Met Station. Nairobi. Arusha. Mariakamba. Shaddle. Mariakamba. Moshi . Mandara. Horombo. Kibo. Horombo. Moshi 17 days/16 nights

Included

  • Full board during the Mount Kenya, Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru Treks ( includes breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Mentioned transfers at Nairobi, Arusha & Moshi.
  • Shuttle Bus transfer Nairobi/ Arusha and Moshi/Nairobi.
  • Bed and breakfast with one overnight at Ibis Styles Westlands, Nairobi on Day 5.
  • Bed and breakfast with one overnight at African Tulip Hotel, Arusha on Day 6.
  • Bed and breakfast with 2 overnights at the Keys Hotel, Moshi on Days 11 and 16.
  • The transfers Nairobi/ Sirimon and Naromoru/ Nairobi for Mount Kenya Trek
  • The transfer Arusha/ Mount Meru/ Moshi for the Mount Meru Trek.
  • The transfers Moshi/ Mandara/ Moshi for the Kilimanjaro Trek.
  • Services of experienced & professional Mountain trekking guides at Mount Kenya, Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro.
  • Use of comfortable vehicles for all the mentioned transfers.
  • Rescue to a Private Hospital ( if need be)
  • Park entrance and Mountain treking fees for Mount Kenya, Mount Meru and Mount Kilimnjaro.
  • All the mentioned accommodations during the Mountain Treking Expeditions on Mount Kenya, Mount Meru & Kilimanjaro.
  • Services of Porter during the Mountain treking Expeditions.
  • Bottled water during the Mountain treking expeditions.

Not Included

  • Items not mentioned as included.
  • Kenya & Tanzania visas.
  • Mountain treking equipment.

Day 1

You have the morning link up with our Manager at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Nairobi. He will brief you about your upcoming expedition and introduce you to your driver/guide and Mount Kenya trekking team. You have some mountain tracking gear check right here. Soon thereafter, embark on the 4 hour drive to the Nanyuki Town and onto the Sirimon Gate (2440 metres) of the the Mount Kenya National Park. Commence the trek from the Gate and follow the track that winds uphill through the forest that becomes heathland after 3 hours. A further 30 minutes takes you to the Old Moses Camp ( 3300 metres). Dinner and overnight at Old Moses Camp. Half board

Day 2

Breakfast. Commence the 6 to 7 hour trek uphill and cross the Ontulili River. Go through the moorand and Likii North and onto the Mackinder's Valley from where you have breathtaking views of the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at the Shipton's Camp (4200 metres). Full board

Day 3

Spend the most of today acclimatizing. Walk though Kami Hut and onto Hauseberg Lakes ( Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn) before returning to the Shipton's Camp for dinner and overnight. Full board

Day 4

At 2 Am embark on the ascent to Point Lenana ( 4985 metres); the 3rd highest peak on Mount Kenya to reach the Point Lenana on day break and take some photos before descending to the Mackinder's Camp for breakfast. Continue to the descent to the Met Station. Dinner and overnight at Met Station. Full board

Day 5

Breakfast. Take the 3 hour trek to the Naromoru Gate and link up with your transport back to Narobi to arrive in the afternoon. Check in at the Ibis Styles Hotels, Westlands Nairobi and overnight. Half board

Day 6

Breakfast. You are picked up and transferred to the Shuttle Bus Stop in time for the Coach Ride to Arusha Town in Tanzania; where you arrive in the afternoon. On arrival, check in at the African Tulip Hotel, Arusha. Overnight at the Hotel. Bed and breakfast

Day 7

Breakfast. You are picked up and transffered to the Mount Meru Gate. You are met by your guide, a Game Ranger and porters. Take the 5 hour hike to the Mariakamba Hut ( 8,500 feet). Dinner and overnight at the Mariakamba Hut. Full board

Day 8

Breakfast. Embark on the 5 hour trek reaching 11,500 feet to arrive at the Saddle Hut. A little hike from here; as part of the acclimatization will offer you panoramic views of the roof of Africa (Mount Kilimanjaro peak) nearby. Overnight at Saddle Hut. Full board

Day 9

Rise early to embark on the 4 to hours trek to the Summit ( 14,980 feet or 4,566 metres) and take some nice photos from the Summit. Descend back to the Saddle Hut in time for lunch. Later, descend to the Mariakamba Hut. Dinner and overnight at the Mariakamba Hut. Full board

Day 10

Breakfast. Continue the descent to the Park Gate and connect with your driver/guide for the drive to Moshi Town. On arrival check in at the Keys Hotel, Moshi. You have gear check for the sake of the upcoming Mount Kilimanjaro Trek to ensure all is in place. Overnight at the Keys Hotel, Moshi. Bed and breakfast

Day 11

Breakfast. You are picked up and transferred to the Marangu Gate ( 1980 metres) of Mount Kilimanjaro and register for the trek. Soon thereafter, embark on the trek. The trek today runs for 5 hours through Montane Forest habitat and finishes at Mandara Hut ( 2700 metres). Overnight at Mandara Hut. Full board

Day 12

Breakfast. Embark on the trek today which takes 6 hours. You will pass through some short stretch of forest, through the base of Maundi Crater and now you have the moorland habitat. On the Maundi Crater rim you have a nice view of Kibo Crater in the distance. At the open moorland you will spot giant lobelia and giant groundsel plants. Trek onto the Horombo Hut ( 3720 metres). Dinner and overnight at Horombo Hut. Full board

Day 13

Most of today is spent acclimatizing; ready for the attempt on the Kilimanjaro Summit. You will meet both ascending and descending hikers here at Horombo Hut. Take a 3 hour hike to the Mawenzi Hut to assist in further acclimatisation. Drink plenty of water and move slowly. Overnight at Horombo Hut. Full board

Day 14

Breakfast. Embark on the hike through the Alpine Desert habitat. Take the 6 hour trek to the Kibo Hut ( 4700 metres). Prepare the Summit clothing of ski stick and thermal clothing. A headlamp is also needed. Drink a lot of water and rest as much as possible today. Overnight at Kibo Hut. Full board

Day 15

Take the mid-night hike to the Roof Africa, Uhuru Peak ( 5895 metres). The habitat here is stone scree and ice capped summit. You are active for 14 hours today. You pass through Hans Meyer Cave ( 5150 metres) and Gilman's Point (5681 metres) and it is located on the Crater rim. This section is very steep and requires plenty of stamina. Move on slowly to Uhuru Peak; the rooftop of Africa and take some photos, depending on the weather here. Take a 3 hour descent to Kibo Hut and have some rest. Take a further 3 hour descent to Horombo Hut which is fast compared to ascent. Overnight at Horombo Hut. Full board

Day 16

Breakfast. Take a 6 hour further descent via Mandara Hut and Marangu Gate; where you receive your Mount Kilimanjaro Treking certificates. Your driver/guide will pick you up from here for the transfer back to the Keys Hotel, Moshi. Overnight at the Keys Hotel. Half board

Day 17

Breakfast. You are transferred to the Kilimanjaro Airport or to Nairobi by Shuttle Bus. Breakfast