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11 Days Mount Kenya Climbing on Sirimon Route Combined with Kenya Wildlife Safari

DAY 1: NARO MORU
Depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed South towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at Nanyuki Town in good time for Lunch. Ovenight at Nanyuki town Lodge

DAY 2 MET.CAMP SITE
Kilimanjaro1After breakfast transfer to Sirimon gate and hike to Old Moses camp for overnight (3300m), 3 to 4 hrs hikes (9kms). Old Moses is where you acclimatize as you also come across different vegetation.

DAY 3: MACKINDER’S CAMP
Hike up through the Teleki valley to Mackinders Camp where there is a spectacular view of the main peaks. Walking time approximately 4-6 hours. Overnight Mackinders Camp.

DAY 4: 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 Mackinders camp for breakfast and then proceed down to Met Station Lodge for overnight

DAY 5: Mt Kenya -Samburu Game Reserve
After breakfast at Met station walk down to Park Gate to catch your transport to Samburu Game Reserve
Pick up from hotel at 0730hrs, a safari briefing session with our Tour officer then drive to up to the Equator crossing for a short stop to see the “performing of the waters”, where a local entrepreneur demonstrates the clockwise and anticlockwise properties of running water on each side of the Equator line. Continue to the Lodge,
Some unusual animal species can be found here; the Reticulated Giraffe, Oryx, Lesser Kudu, Grevy’s Zebra, and the Gerenuk, known as the “Giraffe Gazelle”.Samburu also offers superb bird-watching with numerous weaver birds, the marital eagle and the blue legged Somali ostrich. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.

Day 6: Samburu Game Reserve
Morning game drive followed by breakfast, spend the morning at leisure at the lodge pool or the terrace overlooking the river. After lunch proceed for an afternoon game drive. Overnight at Samburu Sopa Lodge.

Day 7: Samburu – Lake Nakuru
Depart after breakfast and drive via Nyahururu Falls to Lake Nakuru, in time for lunch and an afternoon game drive.Lake Nakuru’s claim to fame is anchored on its flamingo’s and the over 400 species of birds found here. The lake itself is a soda lake on the floor of the rift valley. The sight of the at times millions of flamingos is quite spectacular. From a distance the lake appears ringed in pink. The Lake has also earned a reputation as an important haven for endangered species- particularly the Rothschild Giraffe and the black and white rhino. Lions, waterbuck, buffalo and baboons are all residents here Dinner and Overnight at Budget Lodge in Nakuru Town .

Day 8 :Lake Nakuru – Masai Mara
We break the camp/depart the lodge soon after breakfast and proceed to Masai Mara to arrive in good time for Lunch. Late afternoon game drives followed by dinner and overnight stay at Mara Mwangaza Safari Camp

Day 9&10: Masai Mara National Reserve
Full day spent exploring the park in search of the Big 5. Dinner and overnight at Mara Leisure Lodge or Sopa lodge
The Masai Mara reserve is Kenya’s most popular game park because it hosts an amazing concentration of wildlife. You are almost guaranteed to see the Big 5. Lions abound throughout the park as do leopards, cheetah, hyenas, giraffe, impala, wildebeest, topi, baboons, warthogs, buffalo, zebra, elephants, and of course hippos and crocodiles in the Mara River.Over 450 species of birdlife have been identified in the park among them 57 species of birds of prey, including vultures, marabou storks, and hornbills, crowned cranes, ostriches, long-crested eagles, and African pygmy-falcons. These birds are prolific and come in every size and color including common but beautiful ones like the lilac breasted roller and plenty of other large species like eagles.Every July (or sometimes August), the wildebeest travel from Tanzania’s Serengeti plains, northwards to the Masai Mara and the Mara River is the final obstacle. In October or November

Day 11: Masai Mara – Nairobi
Morning game drives then drive to Nairobi via Narok; we stop to browse in the bustling, vibrant Masai markets to buy curios and handicrafts before continuing to Nairobi and drop off at the airport where our safari ends.

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Tour price includes :-
–Transport in a Custom made tour Van with a pop up roof
-Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
-1night accommodation in Nairobi on bed and breakfast in a twin
-Full board accommodation whilst on safari and on the mountain
–All park entrance fees to include government taxes
– Return airport transfers
– Accommodations in self contained Tents in Masai Mara
-Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
-All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
–1 litre bottled mineral water whilst on safari
-Treated water on the trek.
-Shared accommodations in camps/huts on the mountain as per the itinerary
-Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook

Excluded:
-Tips, laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks and climbing gears
-Medical evacuation (if you need this, US$ 25/person value exclusive of hospitalization and treatment bills)
-Drinks
-International flights
-Passport and visa
-Items of personal nature