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EAST AFRICA SPECIALS
16 Days Mt. Kenya climb, Samburu bush drive and Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb

Day 1: Nairobi
 Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will be met by Adventure E.A Tours representative and transfer you to Panafric in Nairobi to unwind and relax. Bed & Breakfast.

Day 2: Naro Moru
Depart from Nairobi after breakfast and proceed South towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at Nanyuki Simbas Lodge in time for Lunch. Relax and Enjoy magnificent scenery of Mt Kenya region. A complimentary walking tour to the equator. Overnight and dinner at Simbas Lodge.

Day 3: Met. Camp Site
Early morning photo taking of Mt Kenya when its clear then after breakfast, Drive to the gate then walk to the Meteorological Station. This is a very good day for acclimatization; for we will be sleeping at an altitude of 10,000 ft 9 kms 3-4 hours walk

Day 4: Mackinder's Camp Site
After breakfast and packed lunch, you will hike up through the Teleki valley to Mackinder's Camp where there is a spectacular view of the main peaks. Walking time approximately 4-6 hours. Overnight and dinner at Mackinder's Camp. (14,000 ft.) 9kms 4-5 hours walk

Day 5: Mackinder's Camp Site
A pre- dawn attempt of point Lenana is made to ensure a successful summit bid and to try to reach the summit in time for a clear view of the majestic scenery. After climbing Pt. Lenana we return back to Mackinder's camp for breakfast and then proceed down to Met Station Lodge for overnight and dinner. 9 kms 3 to 4 hours walk

Day 6: Nanyuki
After breakfast at Met station, walk down to Park Gate. Overnight and dinner in Nanyuki.

Day 7: Samburu
After early breakfast then drive to the World famous Samburu Game Reserve. Game drive en route, arriving at Samburu Lodge in time for lunch. Evening game drive till late afternoon then you drive back to the lodge for overnight. All meals and overnight at the Samburu Serena lodge.

Day 8: Samburu - Nairobi Very early game drive (06.00hrs to 08.00hrs), then drive back to the lodge for breakfast. Depart soon afterwards with game drive en route back to Nairobi to arrive in the early evening. Accommodation at Panafric hotel for overnight accommodation, dinner and breakfast.

Day 9: Nairobi -Moshi
Depart Nairobi by shuttle bus very early in the morning to arrive in Moshi at mid afternoon. Check into Buffalo hotel for overnight accommodation, dinner and breakfast.

Day 10: Mandara Hut
After breakfast, vehicle transfer to Marangu Park gate. Start the climb through fascinating rain forests till you reach the first hut, Mandara. All meals and overnight at the hut. (9,000ft).

Day 11: Horombo Hut
After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the alpine meadow. The altitude begins to chanHge and slowdown your pace while enjoying the flora and the view of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Arrive at the Horombo Hut 12km from Mandara. All meals and overnight at the hut. (12,520ft).

Day 12: Kibo Hut
After breakfast, resume the climb, the landscape becomes rugged and rocky. Lobelias begin to appear. Climb to Kibo Hut. All meals and overnight at the hut. (15,520ft)
Day 13: Uhuru - Horombo Hut
After breakfast, the beginning of the last ascent is made in the wee hrs of the morning while the screen is still frozen. Climb the very steep part of the route to Gilmans Point (most difficult and tiring part). Uhuru peak is reached within an hour's walk along the crater rim. (19,344ft). Start the walk along the craters rim. (19,344ft). Start the descent to Horombo Hut for lunch, overnight and dinner.

Day 14: Horombo - Moshi
Descend from Horombo hut after breakfast back to the gate where you will be transferred by 4WD vehicles back to Moshi. Accommodation at Buffalo hotel for lunch and dinner.

Day 15: Moshi - Nairobi Pick up from the hotel early after breakfast and then depart Moshi for Nairobi. Arrive in Nairobi late evening. The driver will drop at the Panafric hotel for overnight and dinner.

Day 16: City - Airport
After breakfast, you will be at your leisure to do what you need then you will be transferred back to the airport for flight back home.

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