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Mt. Kenya Glacial Lakes Tour

Elephant Hills, Aberdares
Departure Date People Group Trip Status Prices
  • 14-15th Sept, 19 Citizen Open 11,500/= Book Now
  • 14-18th Sept, 19 Resident Open 11,900/= Book Now
  • 14-18th Sept, 19 Non Resident Open 17,500/= Book Now

THE SCENIC MT KENYA GLACIAL LAKES

Set on the Moorland 3000m above sea level is a set of beautiful glacial lakes in Mt. Kenya National Park. This tour will take you to the magical Lake Rutundu and Lake Alice some of the largest lakes in Mt. Kenya by size and beauty.

Day 1: Lake Rutundu & Lake Alice

Pick up from Nairobi at 0500hrs and drive north to Nanyuki town. Switch vehicles and depart for Lake Rutundu by Landrover. This is a 2 hour drive on the Marania side of Mt, Kenya one of the least explored.Walk up the moorland on scenic landscape to reach Lake Rutundu famous for the proposal of Kate Middleton’s proposal. Rest and scenic break at Rutundu area before heading out to Alice. Lake Alice is the largest of the lakes in Mt. Kenya and is famous for royalty named after Princess Alice, the Duchess of Glouchester who visited Mt. Kenya in 1934 attempting to climb it.It rests on Ithanguni hill.

The hike guarantees clear view of the peaks on a good day. Relax at Alice and enjoy the surrounding area.Descend to Nanyuki town after a scenic tour.Check in to beautiful cottages where you will spend the night with a bonfire and bush dinner to set the night in motion.The cottage is set right next to a river.The cottages are on sharing basis and special arrangements should be made for private rooms.

Day 2: Nanyuki to Nairobi (Optional Ngare Ndare Tour)
In the morning enjoy breakfast at the bush hut. If it’s in it for the team head out to Ngare Ndare for a plunge in the pools before turning back to Nairobi after lunch.

WHAT TO CARRY FOR YOUR COMFORT

For your safety and comfort please carry the following.

  1. Proper Comfortable hiking boots with good grip
  2. Rain Coat and or Light jacket
  3. Powerful Whistle
  4. Emergency Safety kit(Evacuation card, personal first aid items, matchbox)
  5. Water (At least 3 litres)
  6. Mkeka hat or sun screen
  7. Sunglasses and Sunscreen
  8. Snacks eg. starch, nuts, fruit to last the hike
  9. Day Pack /Small Bag to carry your personal items
  10. GPS Tracker device if available.
  11. Camera

YOUR INVESTMENT

EA Citizens: KES 11,500
Kenya Residents: KES 11,900
Non Residents: KES 17,500

Expedition Package Includes

  1. Round Transport from Nairobi
  2. Transport to the mountain on LandRover
  3. Meals on Half Board (Dinner and Breakfast)
  4. Accommodation in cottages sharing for one nights
  5. Statutory park fees
  6. Experienced English speaking Guide
  7. Ground logistics Support

Expedition Package Excludes

  1. Fishing Lines and Fishing Permit
  2. Lunch on Saturday and Sunday
  3. Tips for guides and porters
  4. Personal Climbing Gear

For more details contact the reservations team via +254 729 995 059 or [email protected]

Departure Date People Group Trip Status Prices
  • 14-15th Sept, 19 Citizen Open 11,500/= Book Now
  • 14-18th Sept, 19 Resident Open 11,900/= Book Now
  • 14-18th Sept, 19 Non Resident Open 17,500/= Book Now

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