Set on the Moorland is a set of beautiful glacial lakes in Mt. Kenya National Park. This tour will take you to the magical Lake Rutundu and Lake Allice some of the largest lakes in Mt. Kenya by size and beauty.
Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki
Pick up from Nairobi at 1500hrs and drive north to Nanyuki town. Check in to a beautiful bush house where you will spend the night with a bonfire and bush dinner to set the night in motion.
PS: The House will only be available for the first 8 people to book. Any person after that will be put up in a different BNB in town.
Day 2: Lake Rutundu & Lake Alice
In the morning depart very early for Lake Rutundu by Landrover a 2 hour drive. 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 there guarantee clear view of the peaks on a good day. Relax at Alice and enjoy the surrounding area.
Later descend back to pick transport back to Nanyuki for a final night celebration at the Bush house.
PS: The hike only takes 2 hours up so anyone can do it.
Day 3: Nanyuki to Nairobi (Optional Ngare Ndare Tour)
In the morning enjoy breakfast at the bush hut. If it’s in it for you head out to Ngare Ndare for a plunge in the pools before turning back to Nairobi after lunch.
WHAT TO CARRY
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. Crisps, biscuits, Sweets, cookies to last the hike
9. Day Pack /Small Bag to carry your personal items
10. GPS Tracker device if available.
The expedition rates are as follows:-
3 Days Expedition Package (Kenya Citizens) KES 14,700
3 Days Expedition Package (Kenya Residents) KES 15,700
Expedition Package Includes
Round Transport from Nairobi on PSV
Transport to the mountain on Landrover
Meals on Half Board (Dinner and Breakfast)
Accommodation at Bush House for two nights
Statutory park fees
Experienced English speaking Guide
Ground logistics Support
Expedition Package Excludes
Fishing Lines and Fishing Permit
Lunch on Saturday and Sunday
Tips for guides and porters
Personal Climbing Gear