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Trips Category: Day Hikes

munyaka 9th March 2020 0

Dragons Teeth and Satima Hike-21st March

Hiking Up Dragon’s Teeth and Satima in One Day

Ol Donyo Le  Satima popularly known as Mt. Satima is the 3rd largest mountain in Kenya standing at approximately 4000m ASL is the immediate neighbor to a number of sharp volcanic cones called “the Dragon’s Teeth”. Dragon’s Teeth is a sporadic spread of jagged rocks that rise above the consistently wet moorlands in Northern Aberdares. Join us as we take on this scenic hike on the Moorland.

Expedition Itinerary

Meet for Departure at 0400hrs in the morning promptly. We drive north from Nairobi and a few kilometers after Nyeri, branch off towards the mountains. Be prepared for a long drive generally as the mountain roads take time to climb. Ascend 12km in the mountain to reach an altitude of 3450m at the Twin peaks point.  From here you can see the nearby Chebuswa peaks. The hike starts her are some of the most beautiful rock formations in Kenya. They include the Lost Pyramid, Muirs Massive, Weathering Heights, Devil’s Sword, Theater of Heaven and finally the Dragons Teeth with stunning rock formations. After a short rest Bank east towards the high ridges and head towards Satima peak to arrive late in the afternoon. Descend back to the starting point for your return journey to Nairobi.

What to Carry

  1. Proper Comfortable hiking boots with good grip
  2. Rain Coat and Rain trouser
  3. Powerful Whistle
  4. Emergency Safety kit (Evacuation card, personal first aid items, matchbox)
  5. Water (At least 3 litres)
  6. Sunhat or sun screen
  7. Jacket
  8. Sunglasses
  9. Snacks & drinks to last the hike
  10. Daypack
  11. GPS Tracker device
  12. National ID card or passport
  13. Headlamp or Torch
  14. Gaiters
  15. Gloves
  16. Balaclava/Warm Hat
Charges

Citizen – KES  3,800
Residents- KES 4,800
Non Residents – KES 9,000

Package Includes:-

• Park Fees
• Transport Costs
• Hot Meal after hike
• Ranger and Guides Fees

Package Excludes:

• Tips for Guides
• Medical and Insurance Expenses

Payment and Booking

For Bookings click HERE

Make payments via MPESA Paybill 695596 Account (Your Name)
Confirmations and queries must be confirmed with 0729 995 059 | 0725 157 834

munyaka 27th February 2020 0

Olkaria Hills & Spa Hike – 7th March

Date: 7th March 2020

Itinerary

Olkaria Hill is found on the western side of Hells Gate National park. The hill rises to a dramatic 2434m above sea level. The hill is in a geothermal rich zone with natural steam coming off the ground in a few places, a perfect place for natural steam and sauna.The hike takes you first to the fumaroles with hot steam from the ground coming naturally before attempting the hike to the hill. The trails is unbeaten and you should be ready with good shoes and pants. The hike up is rewarding with sweeping views of the park below and the steaming power plants of Olkaria in the horizon. From the summit, the views of Lake Naivasha, Oloiden and as far as the Suswa plains are breathtaking. After the descent, we head to the Geothermal Olkaria spa pool for a relaxing swim before heading back to Nairobi.

What to Carry for Your Comfort

1.Proper Comfortable hiking boots/Trail Running Shoes with good grip
2.Rain gear is always recommended
3.Sunscreen, Sunhat, and sunglasses
4.Emergency Safety kit (Evacuation card, personal first aid items, matchbox, whistle)
5.Water (At least 3 litres)
6.Fleece/jacket
7.Swimming Costume for the Olkaria Spa
8.Snacks to last the hike(fruit cuts, energy bars, sports drink, etc)
9.Day Pack /Small Bag to carry your personal items
10.National ID Card/passport (MANDATORY)

Expedition Charges

Citizens: KES 3,680
Residents:KES 3,980
Non Residents:KES 5,500
Package Includes:-
Hot Lunch
Park entrance fees
Guides, Game rangers and staff fees
Round Transport to and from Nairobi CBD
Package Excludes:-
Tips for guides and service staff
Personal items listed above
Evacuation,Medical costs,Travel Insurance
Payment and Booking
Pay and Book Online Via this Website Here
Offline MPESA Paybill, Business Number 695596, Account Your Name, then send the confirmation to 0729 995 059

For further details, contact us on : +254 729 995 059 | 0725 157 834 | [email protected]

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