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Mt. Suswa Rim Challenge

10 February, 2021

Mt. Suswa Rim Challenge

Available Dates: Group joining; 13th March 2021
Private Package: Any day of your choice
Grading: Difficult
Trekking Time: 7 Hours

Hike Summary

Mt. Suswa is a beautiful shield Volcano with a double crater in the middle located in the Great Rift Valley. Standing at 2356m the mountain offers unrivaled beauty filled with hiking challenges. Driving from the Narok road the drive up to the crater is dramatic and scenic. The occasional antelopes and giraffes in the conservancy offer a pleasant surprise before the hike.

The Short Summit Trail

From the Suswa campsite, the beautiful crater is enough to convince you to just sit and relax and abandon your hiking plans. However, a short two hours up is the Mt. Suswa summit. The trail is beautiful and rides along the edge of the crater to the summit before spending time at the top to enjoy the views. Return is via the same route and takes slightly over an hour.

The Long Round the Crater Rim Hike

If you are up for a very serious challenge, then look no further than the plan to go round the crater 360 degrees. Taking up to 7hours this trail takes you through challenging bush and rocky terrain to the summit before descending down to the base. Proper shoes and the good energy levels and an unwavering spirit are the perfect recipe here.

What to Carry

  1. Comfortable hiking boots with a good grip. Long pants/trousers & long-sleeved hiking t-shirt/light jacket recommended
  2. Spare Sports Trainers to complement boots, Sandals, or light shoes for traveling back
  3. Plenty of drinking water at least 3 litres
  4. Sunhat, Sunscreen, Sunglasses
  5. Cameras
  6. Walking stick
  7. Any personal medication / Personal first aid items
  8. Day Pack /Small Bag to carry your personal items
  9. Enough Snacks, fruits, sandwiches, energy bars to last the hike.
  10. Proper Rain Gear, in case it rains. i.e. Rain Coat/Poncho/Rain Trousers if available.
  11. Mornings can be cold so have a warm Jacket.
  12. An identification card or passport: Must
  13. Tip for guides, rangers, and crew

Charges

Self-Drive – KES 2,850
Full Package with Transport – KES 3,980

Package Includes:

  • Park Entrance Fees/parking fees
  • Transport Costs for Non-self-drive
  • Hiking Charges
  • Guiding Fees
  • Security

Package Excludes:

  • Tips for Guides
  • Evacuation expenses.

Payment and Booking

Make payments via MPESA Paybill 695596 Account (Your Name-Hike Title)
Confirmations and queries must be confirmed with 0729 995 059 | [email protected]

Protocols on Covid -19

  1. Our Transport is compliant with government regulations on occupancy per vehicle.
  2. Our buses and vans are thoroughly cleaned and sanitized before the Trip.
  3. The nature of this activity enables social distance with ease.
  4. There are no gatherings at the start or end except for a social distanced stretch.
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Grading: Difficult
At a glance

Tackle the Volcanic Mt. Suswa with a climb up to the top and around the rim at 360degrees. The Mt. Stands at 2356m and offers unrivaled beauty filled breathtaking views.

  • Mt. Suswa Gate
  • Hiking
  • Ksh. 2,850
  • Ksh. 3,980
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