Sojourn Africa Safaris
1 Day Mt Kenya Hike | One Day Hiking Mt Kenya
1 Day Mt Kenya national park hike safari is a full day climbing the second highest mountain in Africa. The Mt Kenya hiking trip from Nairobi is offered as a private or joining in tour. The hiking trip from Nairobi is one of the most popular 1 day excursions to do when in Nairobi on layover or transiting through JKIA Nairobi airport.
Mt Kenya 1 day hike tour starts from Nairobi at 0500hrs and you will travel through the central highlands of Kenya. Observe the green tea and coffee farms along the way.
The park is 175km north of Nairobi and you will arrive at the Sirimon gate by 0800hrs and enter the park. The car will drive you up to Old Moses camp at 3300m from where you will trek to the moorland.
The aim is to climb through the rain forest into the clear moorland to get best close up pictures of the peaks Lenana, Nelion and Batian.
Start your trek at 0900hrs from Old Moses on Sirimon route and climb through the rain forest up to 4200m that is just 1,200m from the Old Moses camp. You are now on the moorland or the alpine region which does not have any trees but long grass, lobelia and groundsel.
You will pass the MacKinders valley and arrive at the observation point where you can take very amazing pictures of the peaks really close up. If you are strong you can reach point Lenana on this first day.
You will enjoy your picnic lunch on the moorlands.
After lunch, you will start your descent to Old Moses camp after the climb. The driver will drive you down through the gate and you start your drive back to Nairobi after a great day climbing mt Kenya in a single day.
Drop off in your hotel in Nairobi at 1900hrs.
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