Mt. Kenya Easter Hike

Mt. Kenya Easter Hike
past over 1 year ago

Starts: Friday, 3 April, 2015 03:30am

Ends: Monday, 6 April, 2015 12:30pm

Event Details

Welcome to Mt Kenya Easter Hike with Bedera Places. Mt Kenya also branded as “The Mountain of God” is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest in Africa towering to 5199 m above sea level, though located within the Equator, it has snow & some iconic glaciers. Main attractions: The exotic equatorial high-altitude vegetation, deep scenic valleys, Sunrise at Point Lenana which is the climax of the hike, rivers and tarns…Wild animals that you might come across include; Zebras, monkeys, Buffalos, Elephants, rock hyrax and different species of birds including the soaring eagles etc… all this and more makes Mt Kenya hike the “most” beautiful expeditions in the African mountains.

Route: Sirimo-Sirimon …considered by many to present a moderate gradient among the 3 main routes to Mt. Kenya.

Itinerary.

Day 1: 03rd
Assemble at The Jeevanjee Gardens 6:30am for briefing and some exercise then Leave Nairobi at 7:00am, a stop over in Nanyuki for shopping then proceed to Sirimon Gate for light lunch after which we hike to Old Moses camp (3300m), for dinner & overnight. 3 to 4 hrs (9kms).

Day2: 04th
After breakfast 7:30am, hike to Shipton’s camp (4200m ) for dinner & overnight. 6 to 8 hrs (17 kms). Great day of scenic views of valleys and the expansive panorama. Light lunch on the way.

Day 3: 05th
Day of the climax & The Ultimate reward. Wake up @ 2:30am for Point Lenana (4985m) enjoy the breath taking Sun rise @ 6:00am plus observe Kenya and the region from The Conqueror’s point. Have a chance to see Mt. Kilimajaro about 343km South. At 7:am start the descend back to the Camp for breakfast then proceed to Old Moses Camp for Dinner & overnight. Packed lunch on the way down.

Day 4: 06th
After breakfast and a short photo session @8:30am descend to Sirimon Gate to catch the vehicle back to Nairobi. Lunch in Nanyuki plus a moment at the Equator for The Equator magic and shopping. Proceed to Nairobi where our expedition ends.

Fitness Preparation
It’s paramount to have our fitness in order and improve on it to make sure we are up for the challenge. 5 Saturdays 7:00am – 8:30am Exercises sessions scheduled starting on 28th Feb, 7th, 14th, 21st & A Ngong Hike on 28th March. This will also enhance bonding and offer a platform to get updates as we exchange ideas.

CHARGES in Ksh

-Citizens(Adults) 24,100.
Citizens(Student/Child) 21,500
-Residents(Adults) 27,300. Residents(Student/Child)23,800
-Non Residents(Adults) 48,800.
Non Residents(Student/Child) 37,800

The lucky Birds (25% less) and other offers on this EVENT.

-One person in 5 qualifies to be the Lucky Bird. How it works; Before we board the van in the morning we will form groups of 5 and a draw will be done in each group, whoever picks The 25% less Coupon gets The 25% of what he/she had paid Refunded. Are you the Lucky Bird?
-Enjoy 10% discount when you pay as a group of 4 pax and above.

What is included:
1. Ngong Hills hike for preparation.
2.Transport to Mt. Kenya and back.
3. Park fees,
4. Accommodation.
5. Meals in The Park.
6. Guides, Cooks, Porters.
7. 5lts drinking water
8. Photos cd.

What’s not included:
1. Airport transfers
2. Tips
3. Personal effects

What to bring:
1. Identification documents eg ID/passport
2. Sleeping Bag
3. Rain Trouser
4. Poncho/ rain jacket
5. Warm jacket
6. Fleece Jacket
7. Hiking Boots
8. Gloves
9. Warm socks
10. Head Torch
11. Sunglasses
12. Head Torch
13. Ruck Sack
14. Back pack
15. Camera
16. binoculars etc

Payments & Cancellation Policy

Reservations (first come first served basis)
It’s advisable to have Booked by 20th of February (at least 50% of the total cost), you can pay in installments. 80% by 15th March & full Payment by 26th March.

Payment methods:

Lipa na M-PESA >Buy Goods and Services, Till No: 397886

Bank deposits details/ Cheques.
Name: BEDERA PLACES
Bank: KCB BANK
Branch: RIVER ROAD
Account No: 1155040732

Cancellations Policy:

Nb: In the event that a client makes a cancellation, he or she will advice Bedera Places on whether to get a refund of the percentage amount entitled to him or her or push the payment forward to a future event of choice.
Cancelations made 21 days prior to the event does not affect us and so we are happy to return 100% that you have paid us. Cancelations made 14 days prior to your event it attracts a 10% commitment fee so you get 90% refund of the total cost, cancelations made 7 days prior it attracts a 15% commitment fee so you get 85% refund of the total cost.
Bedera Places, reserves the right to cancel any trip or event due to conditions out of our control, weather or natural disasters that could put our clients & Staff in danger.

Contacts:
Bedera Places: P. O. Box 29679-00100, Nairobi, Kenya ,
Tel +254 722 24 83 24,
e-mail: bederaplaces@gmail.com
Facebook page: Bedera Places