Mt Kenya Bandas Getaway - Chogoria -31st July to 2nd Aug.

Mt Kenya Bandas Getaway - Chogoria -31st  July to 2nd Aug.
past almost 3 years ago

Fri, Jul 31. 12:00AM - 3:00AM

Mt. Kenya National Park Nairobi, Kenya

Event Details

Mt. Kenya Bandas {Chogoria} - Weekend Getaway.

This is an ideal place to relax and enjoy your weekend away from the daily stress at work station. There are several activities that will make your weekend worth. This offer can be grabbed honeymooners, team building or even individuals who just want serene environment. You can do hiking/trekking, climbing, cave excursion, or just relax at the luxurious bandas. Driving has changed from widely known unpassable road reserved exclusive for four wheel drives. The road has been murramed to all weather road. Two wheeled salons cars can access the park. Your expectations will not be let down as we finish the tea zone to dense tropical rain forest, to huge healthy bamboo belt, Haegenia rosewood combined with giant heather yielding to alpine moorland. Tussock grass is dotted with rare alpine vegetation consisting of lobelia and groundsel. Everlasting flowers are in abundance. Last but not least, the amazing sceneries.
Venue: Mt Kenya – Chogoria Route
Day 1.
Assemble in Nairobi, Tearoom {Meru/Chogoria terminus} to catch up with a shuttle to Chogoria town at 8:00am. After arrival we replenish our mountain supplies from the local market, we shall have our hot lunch from the cafeteria. We will load the supplies with our mountain cook to our transfer vehicle to Mt. Kenya Bandas Lodge. We start the ascend through Mutindwa market, forest gate to the park gate before checking in at the Bandas lodge 2950m a.s.l. where a hot shower awaits you. Dinner will be served while enjoying log fire within the comfort of your cottage. Occasionally you peep out of your verandah for wild animals which pay you a visit.
Day 2.
After breakfast, hike for 7km to road head 3300m a.s.l, proceed to lake Ellis 3500m a.s.l You need your camera to help keep the spectacular panoramic sceneries of Mugi, Ithanguni and the Giant Billiards Table, and not forgetting the main peaks. You will gain an elevation upto 600m. We get time to have snacks/ packed lunch and group photos, before we descend. We hike back to cottages at bandas lodge for a deserving hot shower. A hot meal will lead a soothing night sleep.
Day 3.
Wake up for a continental breakfast and descend through the forest at leisure to Chogoria town to mark the end of our trip. We toss a cup coffee/ soda to celebrate successful accomplishment of our excursion before proceeding back to Nairobi.
Cost: Citizen Ksh 7,500 per person
Resident Ksh 9,500 per person

• Private hire to and from Mt. Kenya Bandas.
• Accommodation at the cottages { Bandas}
• Three {3} meals per day during the tour.
• Park fees
• Services of Guide and Cook
• Transport to and from Chogoria town.
• Alcoholic drinks
• Personal snack packs –assorted dried fruits/ biscuits, Water bottle
• Gratitude and tips
• Sleeping bag {You can hire at Ksh 300 per night.}