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If you are looking for a place to go for a budget adventure safari vacation, you need a guideline tutorial that can provide you with all the necessary information that you need. The main reason for doing this is to avoid stress during this time of relaxing. When planning for any budget adventure safari trip you need to have everything that you need to be catered for. The simplest way is to order for the entire adventure budget safari package that includes hosting, touring and other extracurricular adventure tour activities. Kenya has a lot of adventure tour activities to offer when traveling on the coastline of these places.

This includes tourist attraction sites and other Historical sites that have popular infrastructures and art. Most people who travel to Kenya are Kenyans and other tourists from different places around the globe. People are also friendly in this part of the world. This creates a great opportunity for you to meet people of different cultures. As a top ranking guide, you will always be updated with the latest features and other unique places that are worth the adventure safari trip.

Tour Itinerary.

5 Days Adventure Trekking Mount Kenya Up Chogoria out Chogoria Route.

Itinerary Brief.

Day 1: leave Nairobi 0800hrs. Drive to Chogoria town for lunch then drive 15 km through the rain forest where the hiking starts. Hike 15 km to Bandas  Campsite 3000m.  Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day2: Hike to Roadhead campsite, 3300m.Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day3: Hike to Mintos Campsite 4300m.

Day 4: Attempt the summit at 0230 hrs. Descend to Minto's campsite for breakfast,  Descend to Banda's campsite for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Descend back to Chogoria for your transfer back to Nairobi.

Gears for hire Price guide:  Boots 400 per day, Jackets warm 300 per day, Sleeping bags 400 per day, Gloves 100 per day.

5 Days Trekking Mount Kenya Up Chogoria out Chogoria Route.

Day 1 Nairobi – Chogoria Start Trek Mount Kenya.

Pick up from the hotel at about 0800. It's then about 3 1/2 hours from Nairobi to where we collect the porters and guides (as required). Into the Mt. Kenya forest for the 22 km drives to the Park Gate at 2,850m. Dependent on road conditions, these 22 km have been known to take all afternoon to do and in really wet conditions it is possible that the top four or five km may be impassable. Night, dependent on clients wishes, at the Meru Mt. Kenya Banda's or at road head a further 7 km from the Park Gate.

Main destination: Mount Kenya National Park, Chogoria.

Accommodation: Camping.

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 2 Hike to Roadhead.

After breakfast and sorting of porter loads, we set off up the mountain at a nice and easy pace. A slightly longer walk via Lake Ellis gives scenic views of Mugi, Ithunguni, and the Giants Billiards Table, whilst if we follow the river near road head, upstream for about 3 km, the foreground scenery and flora is particularly beautiful. Lunch by the stream banks then it's time to cut up the left-hand hillside to our camp at about 3,600m, well away from any of the more "touristy" areas.

Main destination: Roadhead

Accommodation: Camping

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 3: Hike to Mintos.

Lake Michaelson From our campsite, we continue to move up through the moorland zone. As this area of the mountain is still off the beaten track, there are no paths to follow, and on each trip, we vary the area we walk across. After about an hour, traverse left and join a ridge (slight path to follow) and join the normal Chogoria route to Minto's Hut after about 4-hour walking. Lunch at a small stream crossing then 45 min on to a camp near Minto's Hut and next to one of the trans. Very short afternoon walk over to superb views across to "The Temple" and down to Lake Michaelson.

Main destination: Mount Kenya Hike to Mintos , lake Michaelson

Accommodation: Camping.

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 4: Attempt the summit at 0230 hrs. Descend to Mintos.

After pre-dawn breakfast leaves Mintos Hut for the summit passing near the Simba Tarn and Harris Tanto Point Lenana which is approximately 4 - 5 hours. After the sunrise at 6.30 and nice views of Kilimanjaro and the Coastline descend back to Mintos for full breakfast and thereafter descend to Meru Mount Kenya Lodge(Banda’s) having our lunch at the Road head. Dinner and overnight at the Bandas.

Main destination: Mount Kenya Mintos Hut

Accommodation: Camping.

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

Day 5:. Descend back to Chogoria.

After breakfast walk for 15km downhill through the dense rain and bamboo forests to connect the 4WD jeep to Chogoria Town. Then after lunch at chogoria drive back to Nairobi for your next destination.

Tour Price USD 700 per person.

Price inclusive of:

* Airport Pick up if any.

* Return transfer Nairobi  - Chogoria -Nairobi

*3 Meals per day while trekking

*5 Days Mt. Kenya trekking

*4 Nights’ accommodation while trekking

*2 Transfers from Chogoria- park gate- return

*All Park fees &  government taxes

*4x4 transport on chogoria route

*English Speaking Mountain Guides and Porters

*Mt Kenya Certificate

*Two Man tent.

Exclusions on tour price.

* Price is exclusive of first and last Night accommodation in Nairobi.

Medical, travel & personal insurance cover

Extra meals, drinks, telephone calls, emails, fax etc

Tips and gratitude to guides

Things to Carry

A. Hiking gear:

1. Sleeping bags

2. Hiking boots

3. Waterproof jackets and pants(trousers)

4. Hand gloves

5. Warm clothing

6. At least 5 t –shirts

7. Extra Sports shoes or sandals

8. Warm fleece

9. Hat

10. Thermal suit

11. Getter

12. Hiking stick

13.Insurance

Please note; Number 1 & 2 can be hired at Ksh 400 per day

Number 3 Ksh 300

Number 4 Ksh 100

Number 5 can be hired at Ksh 200 per day

Number 5 to 9 – you can carry them with you

B. Personal effects

c. Lunch on last day

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