5-Day Mount Kenya Hiking & Bird-Watching Tour
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!
Itinerary Expand All Collapse All
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.
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
English-speaking Kenyan Guide
2 Nights at Serena Mountain Lodge
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
- Hand gloves
- Big rucksack
- Day pack
- Sleeping bag
- Water bottles
Mount Kenya Road, Mombasa, Kenya
For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -Refund of 80% of the tour price.
|1 To 10||USD 660 Per Person|
This is a group tour