Mt Kenya Climb 1 Day Tour | Mount Kenya Hiking Day Trip
Mt Kenya 1 day hike from Nairobi is for people that don’t want to summit the peaks but want to enjoy the views, the natural indigenous forest and plants as well as the animals and birds the forest. The 1 day hikers on Mt Kenya want to climb and get close enough to the summits while enjoying a refreshing walk through the rain forests and the moorland region. Read on for details on Climb Mt Kenya Day Trip.
Mt Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa at 5199m above sea level and it is such a marvel to watch the peaks up close. Most day trippers to mt Kenya want to climb to the moorland and watch the peaks from a closer view. The rain forest on the lower slopes of the forest is also home to leopards, buffalos, elephants, giant forest pigs, melanistic cats, bongo and many others. You will be able to see some of these animals on your climb.
The Mount Kenya national park 1 day climb starts from Nairobi at 0500hrs and your driver will pick you up from any hotel in Nairobi. You may arrange for packed breakfast with your hotel that morning.
Drive through central Kenya highlands with beautifully green coffee and tea plantations. Mt Kenya national park is 175km from Nairobi to the north and it takes you 2.5hrs to get there.
Arrive in the park at 0800 hrs and process the gate procedures before driving to the trail head at the old Moses camp. The camp is located at an altitude of 3300m and your hike will only be for some 1,200m to get to the moorland and Mackinders valley.
You will get to the observation point where you can take in the beautiful views of the peaks as you enjoy a picnic lunch in the moorland. This is the climax of the Mount Kenya 1 Day Climbing Trip.
Later start the descent back to the old Moses camp where your driver will be waiting with the car for the drive down to the gate.
Exit the park and drive back to Nairobi arriving back at 1900hrs and drop off in your hotel.
End of your Mt Kenya 1 Day Climb tour.
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