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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Snow Peaks

NK-ASF02 : LAMU BY AIR
Day 1
You will be collected from your coastal hotel and transferred to the airport for your flight, north to Manda Island. There, you will be ferried to Lamu by boat, arriving at your accommodation in time for lunch. Your hotel is tastefully appointed and aptly named the Palace Hotel. In the afternoon, you will start your first excursion out of this unique 14th Century town, to Takwa Ruins (which can only be visited during high tide), before visiting Matondoni.

Day 2
This morning you will awaken to the cheerful sounds of the local fishermen, as they return from their night's fishing, docking their boats at the jetty, outside the hotel.
After a delicious breakfast, you will be escorted onto an Arab style Lamu Dhow, returning for lunch, at the Palace Hotel. In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Manda Island for your flight back to Malindi / Mombasa.

 

NK-SPT03 : SIRIMON OUT NARU
Day 1
Leave Nairobi at 8.00 am to Nanyuki, which normally takes 4hrs drive, arriving at 12.00, then proceed to Mt Kenya National Park Sirimon gate, picnic lunch will be provided. After lunch, follow the track uphill for10 kms, forking left at the junction to reach Old Moses camp which is situated at 3,300m. The ascent from Sirimon gate to Old Moses is 690m. Dinner / Overnight.

Day 2
After breakfast, leave at 8.00 am, follow the directions for the direct route, until you reach the fork after one hour. The track becomes a path, and swings right and south round the head of a large valley, crossing several small streams to reach the crest of the ridge between the Otulili and Liki North Valleys. A walk of 3 to 4 hours to Liki North hut at 3,993m. Dinner / Overnight.

Day 3
After breakfast, ascend the west side of the Valley, over a ridge, then down into the Mackinder’s Valley to meet the direct route, taking one to two hours. From here, follow the Mackinder’s Valley to reach Shiptons camp total of 4 hours from Liki to Shiptons camp at 4,250m.
Dinner / Overnight.

Day 4
After breakfast at 9.00 a.m. ascend to Kami hut 4,600m and then traverse across two Tarns Lake to Mackinder’s camp. The whole circuit will take 5 hrs., dinner / overnight.

Day 5 
Wake up at 2.30 at night, have tea and biscuits, then leave at 3.00 to the summit which normally takes 3 hours, this section is rocky and frozen scree. Continue walking until you get to point lenana 4,985 meters at 6.30 in the morning for the sunrise. Then descend down to Mackinder’s camp for breakfast then after breakfast walk down to Met station for 5hrs.
Dinner / Overnight.

Day 6
After morning breakfast, continue walking down through the bamboo and indigenous forest to reach Naru-more gate to meet up with your transport back to Nairobi.

 

NK-SPT02 : SIRIMON DOWN CHOGORIA
Day 1
    
Leave Nairobi at 8.00 am to Nanyuki, which normally takes 4hrs drive, arriving at 12.00, then proceed to Mt Kenya National Park Sirimon gate, picnic lunch will be provided. After lunch, follow the track uphill for 10 kms, forking left at the junction to reach Old Moses camp which is situated at 3,300m. The ascent from Sirimon gate to Old Moses is 690m. Dinner / Overnight.

Day 2
    
After breakfast, leave at 8.00 am, follow the directions for the direct route, until you reach the fork after one hour. The track becomes a path, and swings right and south round the head of a large valley, crossing several small streams to reach the crest of the ridge between the Otulili and Liki North Valleys. A walk of 3 to 4 hours to Liki North hut at 3,993m. Dinner / Overnight.

Day 3

After breakfast, ascend the west side of the Valley, over a ridge, then down into the Mackinder’s Valley to meet the direct route, taking one to two hours. From here, follow the Mackinder’s Valley to reach Shiptons camp total of 4 hours from Liki to Shiptons camp at 4,250m.
Dinner / Overnight.

Day 4
Wake up at 2.00 a.m., have tea and biscuits, then leave at 3.00 a.m. for the Lenana summit. This section is a long, hard slog, and the path is indistinct in places. Continue walking across a tough scree, until you come across Harris Tarn. From Harris Tarn, continue up the north face of Point Lenana reaching the summit after approx., 45 minutes at 4,985m, for the sunrise at 6.30 a.m. After enjoying the views and taking your pictures, descend down to Mintos hut for your overnight.

Day 5
After breakfast continue descending down to Meru Mount Kenya Bandas above Chogoria, following the Gorges Valley. It will take 5 hours to reach the bandas, Dinner / Overnight.

Day 6
After morning breakfast, continue walking down through the bamboo and indigenous forest to reach Bairunyi to meet up with your transport back to Nairobi.

 

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