Our day trip is designed for the visitor who has limited time and who is not interested in reaching any of the summits. This safari is tailored to those who are interested in seeing the fascinating vegetation zones of an equatorial mountain and the associated rich animal and bird life. On this walking safari departure from the lodge is 08 00hrs then drive to road head of the Naro Moru Track (altitude 3,000m).
OUTLINE OF WHAT TO EXPECT
You’ll depart from your lodge at 8am and drive the Naro Moru Track (altitude 3,000m.) From here your trek begins with your experienced guide setting a leisurely and relaxing pace trekking up the mountain. At about 3,600m you’ll stop for a picnic lunch and then continue your stroll to the crest of the ridge at 4,000m. Here you’ll have a great view of the main peaks as well as the Teleki Valley. Afterwards, you’ll be encouraged to make a fairly brisk descent to the met. Station and then back to the Lodge in time for dinner (you should be back at the lodge at around 5pm).
WHAT TO TAKE
Please remember to take a water bottle, rain coat, light wool sweater and a day pack for your camera and any other items you think you might want to take.
There are different options of climbing Mt. Kenya ranging from a quick one day stroll, to an intensive 5 or 6 day climb. Whether you’re a nature admirer just wanting a leisurely day exploring the lower forest of the Mt.Kenya slopes or a more ambitious adventurer, who wishes to summit Pt. Lenana it really is up to you. Because the mountain is so large, and offers such a diversity of trekking and climbing routes, there may be a need for a special itinerary that you require, which most travel agents will be happy to help you with.
From Naromoru or Nanyuki, we drive across the equator to the Sirimon Park Gate. We hike for 3-4 hours through Montane forest, bamboo, rosewood, and heather zones to reach the high altitude moorland at 3,300m above sea level. We trek further to Likii viewpoint for a panoramic view of the majestic high peaks. We then take picnic lunch and descend back to the Sirimon Park gate to board waiting vehicle for transfer back to Nanyuki or Naromoru.Your Kenyan Local Mountain Trekking Guide sets a leisurely pace for a relaxing trek up the mountain. Stop at about 3,600m. for your picnic lunch and then continue your stroll to the crest of the ridge at 4,000m, from which vantage point you have a splendid view of the main peaks as well as the Teleki Valley. A quick descent to the met Station, and back to the Lodge in time for dinner.
What to take on the Mount Kenya Climb One Day TrekPlease be advised that the following items could be useful to you: water bottle, rain park, light wool sweater and a pack for the camera and other gear
The Mt Kenya day tour starts from Sweetwaters,Treetops or Serena Mountain Lodge or from Nairobi hotel