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5-Day Mount Kenya Hiking & Bird-Watching Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Bird Watching, Nature, Trekking

  • Duration

    5 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    Afrikaans, English, Spanish, Swahili


Embark on a climbing expedition to the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest peak in Africa. Located in the centre of Kenya, almost on the equator and about 90 miles northeast of the capital, it was traditionally regarded as a holy mountain and the dwelling-place of God by the Kikuyu and Embu communities living adjacent to it. Marvel at volcanic ridges and glacial valleys and explore the floras and faunas of this region and more!

  • Day 1: Mount Kenya expand_more
    • Pick up from the lodge. Meet your tour guide at Mount Kenya Road. Hike up Mount Kenya through varied ecosystems and awe-inspiring scenery.
    • Visit volcanic ridges and glacial valleys radiating across the land like spokes from a wheel.
  • Day 2: Batian and Nelion expand_more
    • Explore the Kenyan National Park, surrounded by the Forest Reserve.

    • Marvel at the twin summits of Batian and Nelion with jagged snow-capped peaks.

  • Day 3: Explore Mount Kenya Forest Reserve expand_more
    • Explore Mount Kenya Forest Reserve, which is the largest forest reserve and water-catchment area in Kenya. It features magnificent stands of buttressed and lichen-draped juniper, podocarpus, and more!

  • Day 4: Observe Forest Birds expand_more
    • Observe forest birds like Green Ibis (local Mount Kenya race), Ayer's Hawk-Eagle, Abyssinian Long-eared Owl, Scaly Francolin, Ruppel's Robin-chat, and numerous sunbirds (Nectariniidae), including the Scarlet-tufted Malachite Sunbird.

    Enjoy a lazy day,

  • Day 5: Bird Watching expand_more
    • Observe birds like Montane Francolin, Mackinder's Eagle Owl, the locally threatened Scarce Swift, and the endemic Alpine Swift.

    Enjoy a lazy day.

What's Included
  • Return Transfers from Nairobi in Safari Minibus

  • Pick up & Drop Off from Serena Mountain Lodge to Sirimon or Chogoria Gate

  • All Meals & Accommodation on the climb for 3 nights

  • Park Fees

  • English-speaking Kenyan Guide

  • 2 Nights at Serena Mountain Lodge

What's Excluded
  • Personal insurance – recommended

  • All International Air transportation

  • Any item(s) of personal nature, i.e. tobacco, laundry, phone bills, internet

  • Any deviation(s) from the above itinerary

  • Any other item(s) not included in the above list

What to bring
  • At least 3 pairs of socks
  • Hiking boots
  • 2 pairs of trousers
  • Water proof-raincoat and trouser
  • Woollen hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Hand gloves
  • Big rucksack
  • Day pack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Water bottles
Meeting Point

Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa, Kenya

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 10 USD 660 Per Person

This is a group tour

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USD 660 / person

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