A splendid 10-day adventure of Mount Kenya trek and wildlife safari, combining the two most scenic routes of Mt Kenya. This incredible journey takes you through the dry side of the mountain, offering some of the finest walking experiences. Experience the best of both worlds with Mount Kenya trekking and a thrilling safari to Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara.
During this adventure tour, you’ll ascend through lush forests and wide ridge approaches to reach the summit area, providing you with breathtaking views and unforgettable moments.
The 5-day Mount Kenya climbing tour follows the Sirimon Out Naromoru Route, known for its scenic beauty and excellent walking opportunities. Starting from the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki, the trek offers adequate access and the best bunkhouse facilities on this side of Mt Kenya.
The Mount Kenya and safari trek then take you on an exciting game viewing safari through the scenic views of the Great Rift Valley into Lake Nakuru National Park. Continue south over the Rift Valley to witness Kenya’s greatest concentration of game at the renowned Masai Mara Game Reserve. This reserve is famous for the annual wildebeest migration, a breathtaking spectacle from July to October.
Explore the Masai Mara Game Reserve all year round, as it boasts abundant wildlife sightings, including the majestic Big 5. Marvel at the endangered black rhinos during the Lake Nakuru National Park tour and encounter other captivating wildlife in Masai Mara. Enhance your experience with optional activities, such as the Hot Air Balloon Safari, offering a magical perspective of the wildlife-rich landscape, or visit the Masai villages to immerse yourself in their vibrant culture and traditional dances.
Our 10 Days Mt Kenya Trekking and Wildlife Safari runs on a private basis, ensuring a personalized and intimate experience. However, a minimum of 2 people is required to guarantee departure. Get ready for a once-in-a-lifetime journey, where adventure, wildlife encounters, and natural wonders await you in the heart of Kenya.
Day-by-Day Itinerary: 10Days Mount Kenya & Safari
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi, transfer to Best Western Meridian hotel.
Day 2: Nairobi to Meteorological Station, Mount Kenya trek begins.
Day 3: Trek to Shipton Camp in Mackinder’s Valley.
Day 4: Summit Day, reach Pt. Lenana and descend to Mackinders Camp.
Day 5: Trek to Met Station Bandas.
Day 6: Trek to Met Station, drive to Lake Nakuru, overnight at Jarika County Lodge.
Day 7: Full-day game drives at Lake Nakuru National Park.
Day 8: Drive to Masai Mara National Reserve, game drives at Enkorok Mara Camp.
Day 9: Full-day game drives at Masai Mara, option for hot air balloon safari.
Day 10: Morning game drive in Masai Mara, drive back to Nairobi, dinner at Carnivore restaurant, transfer to the airport.
10 Days Mount Kenya Climb + Safari Highlights
Highlights of the 10-day Mount Kenya trek and safari include:
- Trekking Mount Kenya: Explore the scenic and challenging routes of Mt Kenya, ascending through lush forests and wide ridge approaches to the summit area.
- Sirimon Out Naromoru Route: Follow the more picturesque and dry side of the mountain, offering some of the finest walking experiences.
- Lake Nakuru National Park: Enjoy a game viewing safari in this beautiful park known for its diverse wildlife, including endangered black rhinos and Rothschild giraffes.
- Masai Mara Game Reserve: Witness Kenya’s greatest concentration of game, including the iconic Big 5, and experience the breathtaking annual wildebeest migration (July to October).
- Abundant Wildlife: Encounter a rich variety of wildlife, from lions, elephants, and buffalos to cheetahs, zebras, and hippos.
- Scenic Great Rift Valley: Marvel at the stunning landscapes and views of the Great Rift Valley as you travel to Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara.
- Cultural Immersion: Visit Masai villages to experience their fascinating culture, traditional dances, and way of life.
- Optional Activities: Enhance your adventure with optional activities, such as the Hot Air Balloon Safari, offering a unique perspective of the wildlife.
- Unforgettable Moments: Create lasting memories as you explore the diverse terrains, encounter incredible wildlife, and witness natural wonders.
- Private Adventure: Enjoy a personalized and intimate experience with the tour running on a private basis.