Overnight Safari to Olpejeta Conservancy and Mount Kenya climbing
Visit chimpanzees and do mountain climbing all in two days and get a life time experience.
The tour begins at 6 am . Please ensure you order early/packed breakfast at your hotel.
You will drive 2 and half hours through the central countryside and arrive nanyuki at 8.30 am
Here you will stop and take a photo at the iconic equator crossing point. The equator is a line that divides the earth into 2
You will proceed 10 minutes and reach the gate where we make payments and enter the park.
The game drives start right away for 2 hours where we go all the way and reach the chimpazee sanctuary.
Here a local guide will take us for a guided walk as you go up close and candid to the chimps. if you are lucky you will be able to feed them together with the caretaker guides.
12 pm head to the Serena Sweetwaters lodge for lunch. Here you will get so close to the animals coming to the watering hole for water infront of the lodge
2 pm - 4 pm . more game drives and visit to Baraka - a blind rhino that has been given an enclosure.
In the afternoon game drives we will come across the three rare northern white rhinos.
4 pm to 5 pm: depart and head to Nanyuki town to meet your mountain guide
5 pm start of drive to the gate , arrive by 6 pm and head to the first climbing camp called OLD MOSES camp
Here you will retire for dinner and sleep. very good for acclimatization
Early morning departure for hiking further up the mountain. Climb upto the view point and the next camp called the SHIPTONS CAMP. Picnic lunch here.
Start coming down to arrive at first camp by 3 pm. board the awaiting car and start of drive to NAIROBI to arrive around 6 pm
END OF TOUR
The Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary was established with an agreement between the Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and the Jane Goodall Institute. The aim – to provide lifelong refuge to orphaned and abused chimpanzees from West and Central Africa. Many are confiscated from cramped and unnatural living conditions, and many arrive with horrific injuries sustained from abuse at the hands of humans. Here at Sweetwaters, they get a chance to start over.
Climbing to 5,199 meters, Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The scenery surrounding this designated World Heritage Site is breath-taking. It is pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forest, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals, high altitude adapted plains game and unique montane and alpine vegetation. Visitors can enjoy mountain climbing, camping and caving with the mountain’s rugged glacier-clad peaks providing the perfect backdrop.
- Entrance fees
- National Park fees
- Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- All activities
- Live commentary on board
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- 1 night Accomodation
- Gratuities (optional)
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