1 Day Mt Kenya Hiking Trip | Nairobi 1 Day Hikes
Hiking: Mt Kenya 1 Day hiking is a great hike safari from Nairobi to climb the mountain in 1 day. The 1 day hike on Mt Kenya starts from Nairobi at 0500hrs to make it on good time. Mt Kenya 1 day hiking trip is all inclusive of park fees, transport, and mountain guide services.
The driver guide will pick you up from your hotel at 0500hrs. Make sure that you arrange with your hotel to make you some early breakfast to carry with you. The tour will start heading north towards Mt Kenya National Park.
Mt Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa standing at 5199m above sea level and its has the most intriguing peaks. The mountain has three main peaks which can be seen covered in some ice. The mountain is surrounded by a thick rain forest made of indigenous trees like the Podo, oak and camphor.
The rain forest is home to leopards, elephants, buffalos, Melanistic cats, giant forest hogs, and hundreds of birds species. You will be able to see some of these animals as you climb up. This is added value to your Mt Kenya 1 day climb tour.
Mt Kenya national park is located some 175km north of Nairobi and it’s a great early morning drive to this park. You will arrive at the Sirimon gate and pay the park fees. The vehicle will drive up the paved mountain road to the first camp called the old Moses camp. It is from here that your hike will start.
You will walk through the dense rain forest on small tracks towards the moorland for a distance of 1,200m passing the Mackinder valley and reaching the observation point.
Once you get to the moorland, there are no trees but grass, groundsel and lobelia and the view to the peaks Nelion, Lenana and Batian are very clear.
You will walk up to where you can physically take it in a single day. Enjoy your picnic lunch as you view the peaks and take pictures here. This is the climax of the Mt Kenya national park hiking day trip.
You will start your descent after lunch for 1.5hrs to the Old Moses camp where your driver will be waiting to drive you back to Nairobi.
You are dropped off in Nairobi hotel after a full day hike on Mt Kenya national park.
End of Mt Kenya 1 Day Hiking Trip
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