KENYA 

2019 DATES COMING SOON

Climb Mount Kenya, Masai Mara Safari, Run with locals, Community project involvement. A true Kenyan adventure! You don't need to be a runner for this trip, just an adventurer.  Dates to be confirmed for 2019

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ADVENTURE ITINERARY:

DAY 1: Arrival to JKIA Airport-Nairobi

  • Arrive JKIA Nairobi and transfer to Jacaranda Hotel Westlands, Nairobi.

DAY 2: Nairobi: Sheldrick Orphanage and Ngong Hills

  • Breakfast

  • Visit the Elephant Orphanage where visitors interact and feed baby elephants rescued from the parks following the death of their mothers (11.00am)

  • Boxed Lunch

  • Transfer to Ngong Hills for a run on the slopes of the hills. Flexible distances 10-15K.

  • Dinner/Overnight at the Jacaranda Hotel.

DAY 3: Nairobi - Aberdare National Park

  • Breakfast

  • Transfer (about 2.5 hours) to Serena Mountain Lodge - a tree hotel set up in the lush countryside in Mt. Kenya Forest

  • Run 2-3 hours the cool countryside near Nyeri.

  • Boxed Lunch

  • Dinner/Overnight at the lodge.

DAY 4: Aberdare - Mt. Kenya - Judmaier Camp, 3300m

  • Breakfast

  • Transfer (2 hour) to Nanyuki - Sirimon

  • Hike 4 hours - 9km - 860m Ascent

  • to Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) (Boxed Lunch)

  • Dinner/Overnight at camp

DAY 5: Judmaier - Shipton's Camp, 4200m

  • Breakfast

  • Hike 16km

  • to Shipton's Camp (Boxed Lunch)

  • Dinner/Overnight at camp

DAY 6: Shipton Camp - Mackinders Camp, 4300m

  • Breakfast

  • Hike 3 hours - 7km

  • to Hausberg col at 4590m then descend into the upper Hausberg valley and rest at the aptly named oblong and Hausberg tarns. Ascending to the crest of a ridge known as Arthur’s seat we see the trail winding along a beautiful series of rock ledges. We will descend to Mackinders camp for the night. (Boxed Lunch)

  • Dinner/Overnight at camp

DAY 7: Mackinders Camp - Point Lenana - Met Station

  • An early 2.00 am start for an attempt to reach point Lenana 7km - 4 hours

  • Descending to Mackinder’s camp for breakfast

  • Hike 12km - 7 hours to Met station (Boxed Lunch)

  • Dinner/Overnight at Met Station

DAY 8: Met Station - Naromoru Gate - Thompson Falls

  • Breakfast

  • Descend 9km - 3 hours to the park gate (Boxed Lunch)

  • Transfer to Nyahururu for an overnight stay at Panari Apartments Thompson Falls (about 100kms away)

DAY 9: Nyahururu - Masai Mara

  • Morning run at Nyahururu with elite runners from the high altitude training centres. Distance 15K on dirt road where great runners like the late Olympic, Chicago and New York Marathon Samuel Wanjiru and five-time World Cross Country Champion John Ngugi trained

  • Breakfast

  • Depart for Masai Mara : game drive en-route (Travel time about 5.5 hours) (Boxed Lunch)

  • Dinner/Overnight at Ashnil tented Camp Dinner and overnight at the tented camp

DAY 10: Masai Mara

  • Breakfast

  • Leave the tented camp for a whole day game drive in the vast Masai Mara. The Mara experience is not comparable to any as different animal species ranging from the carnivores to the herbivores freely roam on the vast plains. A chance of viewing the big 5 animals is quite realistic on a good day. (Boxed Lunch)

  • Dinner/Overnight at the tented camp

DAY 11: Masai Mara - Nairobi

  • Breakfast

  • Game drive en-route to the airstrip

  • Fly to Nairobi

  • Spend the rest of the day shopping for souvenirs.

COST:

  • Early PRICE (Until 1st May) US$3995

  • Single room supplement of US$80 per night)

  • After 1st May US$4295

MINIMUM NUMBER: 6 people required

INCLUDES:

  • ALL TIPS - we pay our people well! (saving you about $200)

  • Accommodation

  • Food

  • Transport in safari vans and 4X4 Toyota Landcruiser to Masai Mara

  • All entry fees during the safari and Mt. Kenya climb

  • English speaking guides and porters

  • One way flight Masai Mara - Nairobi

EXCLUDES:

  • Drinks/snacks

  • Shopping

  • International/national flights

  • Visa

  • Travel Insurance. We recommend: Global Rescue

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