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C L I M B I N G  M T  K E N Y A  T O U R S  H O S T E L  J A M E S
 

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A must see!...

A must see!
Guided safaris: Lions, elephants, buffaloes, hyenas, antelopes, gazelles, leopards, cheatas and many more.
Meet them in their natural habitat.
Spend the night in luxury tented camp.
Come live an exciting cultural experience in Kenya.

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    C L I M B I N G  M T  K E N Y A  T O U R S  H O S T E L  J A M E S C L I M B I N G M T K E N Y A T O U R S H O S T E L J A M E S Document Transcript

    • GREAT OFFERS ON TOURS AND MOUNT KENYA EXPEDITIONS BOOK NOW!!!!!!!Email james@yhak.org or albert@africahomeadventure.com for great Discounts for Hostelling International cardHolders starting 1st Jan through August 2010.VISIT www.africahomeadventure.com and www.yhak.org MT. KENYA TREKKINGMt. Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain after Kilimanjaro. This extinct volcano is estimated to be 2.5 million yearsold. Time has taken its toll on the former, reducing the peak from 6500m to 5199 m today, while nature’s untiringeroding agents long ago eroded the crater.Mt. Kenya is located 180km north of Nairobi within the Mount Kenya National park. The park protected area 3200mabove sea level and was established in 1949 and covers an area of 715 sq km. The mountain comprised of three mainzones: - the rocky peak zone, the afro-alpine moorland with it’s scattering of giant vegetation and the extensive tower slopecovered with mountain forest and a bamboo there are over 81plant species. Any fit and prepared person can reach pointLenana, the so-called trekker’s peak; the summit has the twin peaks of 5199m Batian and Nelion and is considered moretechnically challenging than the higher Mt Kilimanjaro at 5894m. Choose between Sirimon-Chogoria and Naro Moru Routes. Mt. Kenya National Park.Mount Kenya, at an altitude of 5199 [17058ft] the countrys highest mountain, has its higher slope permanently coveredin snow and ice, even though it sits astride the equator.The National park comprises the mountain above the 320m [10,500ft] contour plus two salient astride the Naro moru and theSirimon routes.The mountain consists of three peaks the Batian [the highest] Nelion and Lenana. Of these peaks, the original hard center core is allthat remains; the bulk of the volcano has been eroded away with time. MT KENYA CLIMBING ROUTES 4 DAYS DIRECT SAFARI TO MT. KENYA CLIMBING (SIRIMON ROUTE)DAY I: Nairobi-Nanyuki.Departure from Nairobi is at 09:00 hrs to Nanyuki and stop at the Equator briefly. Continue to Nanyuki where youcheck in your hotel. Afternoon is spent acclimatize for the hike. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.DAY 2: Nanyuki-Old MosesAfter breakfast, vehicle transfer to Sirimon gate and hike to Old Moses camp for overnight (3300m), 5 to 6 hrs hikes,dinner and overnight at the old Moses camp.DAY 3: Old Moses-Ship tons.
    • After breakfast hike to Ship ton’s camp (4200m) for overnight (5 to 6 hrs hikes) dinner and overnight at the ship tonscamp.DAY 4: Ship tons-Point Lenana-Nairobiwake up early at 2.00 am attempt point Lenana (4985m) at 03:00 hrs and descend directly to ship tons camp for breakfastthen proceed to sirimon park gate to connect your transfer back to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon.Price USD 380 ALL HIHOSTEL CARD HOLDERS ATTRACT A 10%DISCOUNTWhat’s included on this Tour.1 Return transport from Nairobi to the Mountain2 Use of our professional Mountain Guide/potters3 Accommodation in Mountain Huts/tents4 Three meals a day5 All park entrance feesNBNot included1 All your climbing gears2 Personal insurance3 Personal spending moneyFor bookings and information please contactAfrican Home Adventure Ltd,Nairobi International Youth HostelRalph Bunche RoadP.O. Box 4473 - 00200 Nairobi, KenyaTel: 254-20-272 6011 or +254 20 272 3012 / 254-20-2711217Hotline cell +254 722 760661Online: www.africahomeadventure.comEmail: info@africahomeadventure.comSMS +254 722 760661 5 DAYS MOUNT KENYA TREKKING SAFARI SIRIMON OUT NARO MORUDAY 1: Nairobi Nanyuki
    • Depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at yourhotel in Nanyuki in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery around dinner and night in Nanyuki basehotel.DAY 2: Nanyuki-Met StationMorning spent sorting and organizing personal equipment for the mountain trek. After lunch we drive to the road headof the Naro Moru Track, to the Meteorological station. This is a very good day for acclimatization, for we will be sleepingat an altitude of 10,000 ft. A short hike will be taken in the afternoon to help acclimatization.DAY 3: Met Station-Mackinders CampHike up into the Teleki valley to Mackinders Camp where there is a spectacular view of the main peaks. Walking timeapproximately 4-6 hours. Overnight Teleki Valley, (14,000 ft.)DAY 4: Mackinders Camp-Point Lenana-NanyukiA pre- dawn start is made to ensure a successful summit bid and to try to reach the summit in time for a clear view of themajestic scenery. After climbing Point Lenana we return to our base camp and then proceed down the gate and onwardto Nanyuki for overnight.DAY 5: Nanyuki-NairobiAfter breakfast you leisurely drive back to Nairobi, arriving at around mid-day.Price USD 475 ALL HIHOSTEL CARD HOLDERS ATTRACT A 10%DISCOUNTWhat’s included on this Tour.1 Return transport from Nairobi to the Mountain2 Use of our professional Mountain Guide/potters3 Accommodation in Mountain Huts/tents4 Three meals a day5 All park entrance feesNBNot included1 All your climbing gears2 Personal insurance3 Personal spending moneyFor bookings and information please contact
    • African Home Adventure Ltd,Nairobi International Youth HostelRalph Bunche RoadP.O. Box 4473 - 00200 Nairobi, KenyaTel: 254-20-272 6011 or +254 20 272 3012 / 254-20-2711217Hotline cell +254 722 760661Online: www.africahomeadventure.comEmail: info@africahomeadventure.comSMS +254 722 760661Day 1: Nairobi-Naro MoruDeparture from Nairobi is at 09:30hrs for transfer to Naro Moru Mountain Rock hotel for lunch. An acclimatizationwalk will follow to the Famous Mau Mau Caves and Burguret Water Falls. After photography proceed to Hikers Camp(2,3309m), for dinner and overnight. 11Km, 4 to 5 hours hike.Day 2: Naro Moru-Met StationAfter breakfast, hike via the Naro Moru gate to Met Station (3,040m) for dinner and overnight. 13Km hike, 3 to 4 hrs,with lunch enroute.Day 3: Met Staion Mackinders Camp.After breakfast hike to Mackinders Camp (4,200m) for dinner and overnight. 13Km, 4 to 5 hrs hike with lunch enroute.Day 4: Mackinders Camp-Point Lenana-Chogoria Banda’sAttempt Point Lenana at 02:30hrs and be at the peak before the sunrise. After the sunrise, descend the mountain toMintos hut for a full breakfast. After breakfast descend with lunch enroute to Chogoria Banda’s camp for dinner andovernight.Day 5: Chogoria Banda’s-NairobiAfter breakfast, descend the mountain and connect with your transfer vehicle to Chogoria town for lunch drive on toNairobi with arrival in the late afternoonPrice USD 475 ALL HIHOSTEL CARD HOLDERS ATTRACT A 10%DISCOUNT.What’s included on this Tour.1 Return transport from Nairobi to the Mountain2 Use of our professional Mountain Guide/potters3 Accommodation in Mountain Huts/tents4 Three meals a day
    • 5 All park entrance feesNBNot included1 All your climbing gears2 Personal insurance3 Personal spending moneyFor bookings and information please contactAfrican Home Adventure Ltd,Nairobi International Youth HostelRalph Bunche RoadP.O. Box 4473 - 00200 Nairobi, KenyaTel: 254-20-272 6011 or +254 20 272 3012 / 254-20-2711217Hotline cell +254 722 760661Online: www.africahomeadventure.comEmail: info@africahomeadventure.comSMS +254 722 760661 6 DAYS SIRIMON OUT CHOGORIA BEST ROUTE TO CLIMB POINT LENANA AT MT. KENYADAY 1: Nairobi-NanyukiDepart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at yourhotel in Nanyuki in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery around dinner and overnight in your hotel.DAY 2: Nanyuiki-Old Moses Camp.After breakfast vehicle transfer to Sirimon park gate start your 5 hours hike to Old Moses camp for overnight (3300m), (5to 6 hrs hike) where you pass through a tropical rain forest and bamboo forest. All meals and overnight at the campsite.DAY 3: Old Moses-Ship tons Camp.After breakfast hike to Ship ton’s camp (4200m) for overnight (5 to 6 hrs hike) the walk takes you near to the summit.Ship ton’s camp has also an excellent setting with the north faces of Nelion peak and Batian peak facing it which providesa very beautiful scenery dinner and overnight at the ship tons camp.DAY 4: Ship tons-Point Lenana-Mintos Hut.
    • Wake up early at 2.30 am attempt on Point Lenana (4985m) a pre-dawn attempt on point Lenana gives you enough timeto reach the summit when the sun is rising and in clear weather which gives you clear scenery. Afterwards descend toMintos hut for overnight.DAY 5: Mintos Hut-Chogoria Banda’sDescend leisurely to Chogoria park gate (3020m) for overnight. This area has spectacular views down into the Gorgesvalley with Lake Michelson and Vivienne falls, and across on the other side you can see Ithanguni peak, Rotundu peaksand the Giant Flat -- top Kilingo hill table.DAY 6: Chogoria Banda’s-Nairobi.After breakfast descend leisurely to Chogoria town for transfer back to Nairobi. Chogoria gate to Chogoria town is about3 - 4 hours, on dirt roads through a thick bamboo forest and tropical forest. The forest is really beautiful with chances ofseeing wildlife such as, white-tailed mongoose, elephant, black rhino, Columbus monkeys, Suni, duiker,Price USD 570 ALL HIHOSTEL CARD HOLDERS ATTRACT A 10%DISCOUNTWhat’s included on this Tour.1 Return transport from Nairobi to the Mountain2 Use of our professional Mountain Guide/potters3 Accommodation in Mountain Huts/tents4 Three meals a day5 All park entrance feesNBNot included1 All your climbing gears2 Personal insurance3 Personal spending moneyFor bookings and information please contactAfrican Home Adventure Ltd,Nairobi International Youth HostelRalph Bunche RoadP.O. Box 4473 - 00200 Nairobi, KenyaTel: 254-20-272 6011 or +254 20 272 3012 / 254-20-2711217Hotline cell +254 722 760661Online: www.africahomeadventure.com
    • Email: info@africahomeadventure.comSMS +254 722 760661 7 DAYS- SIRIMON OUT NARO MORU ROUTEDAY 1: Nairobi-Nanyuki.Depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive atNanyuki hotel in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the excellent facilities and magnificent scenery dinner and overnight inNanyuki.DAY 2: Nanyuki-Judmaier Camp.Morning spent sorting and organizing personal equipment for the mountain trek. After lunch we drive to Sirimon Gateand then to road head at 11,000 ft. An easy walk in the afternoon to help acclimatization. Overnight Judmaier camp.DAY 3: Judmaier-Liki North Valley Camp.After breakfast we ascend the Sirimon Track to Liki North Valley and spend the night camped in this beautiful littlevalley below subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo, two ancient parasitic vents of the main peaks. Overnight stay in LikiNorth Valley, 13,000 ft.DAY 4: Liki North Valley Camp-Mackinders Camp.Climb out of the North Valley and in to the Mackinder’s valley, on the broadest valleys of Mt. Kenya. We camp at thehead of the Mackinder’s valley camp, just below the main peaks of Batian and Nelion. 14,000ft.DAY 5: Mackinders Camp-Point Lenana-Teleki Valley Camp.Make an alpine ascent of the third highest peak, point Lenana (16,355 ft). This route up the north face is little used bytourists. Four hours of stiff walking to the summit. Descend to the Teleki Valley on the opposite side of the main peaks,to Mackinders Camp. Overnight Teleki Valley (13,000 ft.)DAY 6: Teleki Valley-Met Station.Descend to the Met. Station (Road head) on the Naro Moru Track and then back to the hotel for meals and overnight.DAY 7: Met Station-NairobiAfter breakfast, leisurely drive back to Nairobi, arriving in the afternoon.Price USD 665 ALL HIHOSTEL CARD HOLDERS ATTRACT A 10%DISCOUNTWhat’s included on this Tour.1 Return transport from Nairobi to the Mountain
    • 2 Use of our professional Mountain Guide/potters3 Accommodation in Mountain Huts/tents4 Three meals a day5 All park entrance feesNBNot included1 All your climbing gears2 Personal insurance3 Personal spending moneyFor bookings and information please contactAfrican Home Adventure Ltd,Nairobi International Youth HostelRalph Bunche RoadP.O. Box 4473 - 00200 Nairobi, KenyaTel: 254-20-272 6011 or +254 20 272 3012 / 254-20-2711217Hotline cell +254 722 760661Online: www.africahomeadventure.comEmail: info@africahomeadventure.comSMS +254 722 760661 5 DAYS UP SIRIMON/DOWN CHOGORIADay 1: Nairobi- NanyukiLeave Nairobi accompanied by our mountain guide arriving at Nanyuki in time for lunch. Afternoon is spent in Nanyukiacclimatizing. Dinner and overnight in a hotel in Nanyuki.Day 2: Nanyuki- Old Moses campAfter breakfast, drive to the sirimon park gate and begin your 5 hours hike to Old Moses Camp, 3,330m above sea levelfor meals and overnight at the hut.
    • Day 3: Old Moses Camp- Ship ton CampAfter breakfast, walk from Old Moses camp via Mackinders Valley to Ship ton Hut (4,200m). Dinner and overnight atthe camp.Day 4: Ship ton Point- Lenana- Mintos Hut- Chogoria Banda’sWake up very early in the morning around 2.30 hours ready to hike to point Lenana (4,985m). On a clear day, we shouldbe able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro to the south, Mt. Elgon to the west and the Indian Ocean to the East. After point Lenana,descend to Mintos (4,250m) for breakfast then proceeds to Road-head for lunch and then to chogoria Banda’s for dinnerand overnight.Day 5: Chogoria Banda’s-NairobiAfter breakfast, an early walk will take us to Chogoria gate thssen to Chogoria town for lunch and transfer back toNairobi arriving in the late afternoon having conquered Mt. Kenya.NB: The last 32km stretch from Chogoria Banda’s to the Park gate can be walked half way and half, there is a Jeep whose costcan be shared between the available clients. This is optional and can be arranged by the guide {the cost is not included inthe package}Price USD 475 ALL HIHOSTEL CARD HOLDERS ATTRACT A 10%DISCOUNTWhat’s included on this Tour.1 Return transport from Nairobi to the Mountain2 Use of our professional Mountain Guide/potters3 Accommodation in Mountain Huts/tents4 Three meals a day5 All park entrance feesNBNot included1 All your climbing gears2 Personal insurance3 Personal spending moneyOur motto is to provide experience,service and professionalism.
    • For bookings and information please contactAfrican Home Adventure Ltd,Nairobi International Youth HostelRalph Bunche RoadP.O. Box 4473 - 00200 Nairobi, KenyaTel: 254-20-272 6011 or +254 20 272 3012 / 254-20-2711217Hotline cell +254 722 760661Online: www.africahomeadventure.comEmail: info@africahomeadventure.comAfrican Home Adventure Ltd,Nairobi International Youth HostelRalph Bunche RoadP.O. Box 4473 - 00200 Nairobi, KenyaTel: 254-20-272 6011 or +254 20 272 3012 / 254-20-2711217Hotline cell +254 722 760661 +254722655321Online: www.africahomeadventure.comEmail: info@africahomeadventure.com