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Mt Kenya Easter Hike (Nairobi)

Mt. Kenya Bandas {Chogoria} Getaway {3days/ 2nights}
Mount Kenya has been thought and held in reverence by the local communities as God`s residence. The snow on the peaks astonished the explorers who could not figure out its existence right at the equator. The roads were initially dug for military purpose to help access the forest to flush out Maumau freedom fighters. Protected content mountain has not escaped the attention of notable film makers who shot awarding cinemas and documentaries. { Nowhere in Africa, No picnic on Mt. Kenya are just but a few.} Protected content writers have also written with some best-selling titles “The Ascent” Protected content . Kenya was recognized as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and later to UNESCO World Heritage Site. Protected content is an ideal place to relax and enjoy your weekend away from the daily stress at work station. There are several activities that will make your weekend worth. This offer can be grabbed by students, honeymooners, team building or even individuals who just want serene environment. You can do hiking/trekking, climbing, cave excursion, or just relax at the luxurious bandas. Driving has changed from widely known impassable road reserved exclusive for four wheel drives. The road has been murramed to all weather road. Two wheeled salons cars can access the park. Your expectations will not be let down as we finish the tea zone to dense tropical rain forest, to huge healthy bamboo belt, Haegenia rosewood combined with giant heather yielding to alpine moorland. Tussock grass is dotted with rare alpine vegetation consisting of lobelia and groundsel. Everlasting flowers are in abundance. Last but not least, the amazing sceneries.

Venue: Mt Kenya – Chogoria Route
Day 1. Protected content
Assemble in Nairobi, Tearoom {Meru/Chogoria terminus} to catch up with a shuttle to Chogoria town at 8:00am. After arrival we replenish our mountain supplies from the local market, we shall have our hot lunch from the cafeteria. We will load the supplies with our mountain cook to our transfer vehicle to Mt. Kenya park gate. We start the ascend through Mutindwa market, forest gate to the park gate, Protected content a.s.l. Dinner will be served while enjoying log fire within the comfort of your cottage. Occasionally you peep out of your veranda for wild animals which pay you a visit.

Day 2. Protected content
After breakfast, hike for 7km to road head Protected content a.s.l, proceed to lake Ellis Protected content a.s.l You need your camera to help keep the spectacular panoramic sceneries of Mugi, Ithanguni and the Giant Billiards Table, and not forgetting the main peaks. You will gain an elevation upto 600m. We get time to have snacks/ packed lunch and group photos, before we descend. We hike back to cottages at Bandas lodge for a deserving hot shower. A hot meal will lead a soothing night sleep.

Day 3.
Wake up for breakfast and descend through the forest at leisure to Chogoria town. We have option of hiking half way to meet our transfer vehicle or be picked from the Bandas lodge by the vehicle. We toss a cup coffee/ soda to celebrate successful accomplishment of our excursion before proceeding back to Nairobi in a shared shuttle.

Cost per person:
Protected content Ksh 13,500
Protected content Ksh 14,700
Protected content – Resident Us$ 320
• Round trip in a shared shuttle.
• Private hire to and fro Mt. Kenya Bandas.
• Accommodation in cottages, Bandas Lodge.
• Three {3} meals per day during the tour.
• Park fees and any related entry fees.
• Services of Guide and Cook
• Gratitude and tips
• Alcoholic drinks
• Personal snack packs –assorted dried fruits/ biscuits, Water bottle
• Any other item or service not mentioned above.
You will need:
 A set of warm clothing for the evenings
 Light clothing for day hiking
 Rain cloths
 Comfortable hiking/ sports shoe
 A few pairs of socks
 Survival kit – Torch, Water bottle, Extra Battery or Power bank
 Camera and extra battery