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5 Days
Availability : 2018 - 2020
Nairobi
Nairobi
Min Age : 15
Max People : 40

5 Days Aberdare Trekking Safari. The Aberdares Mountain range (Nyandarua) overlooks the Great Rift Valley and lies on the eastern edge. 5 Days Aberdare Trekking Safari is always cool with plenty of clear mountain streams. Aberdare Mountain Trekking Safari is a fascinating walk through the exotic flora and fauna found above 2500 meters. Aberdare Mountain trekking safari is between 1 day and 5 days excursion. Aberdare Mountain Trekking Safari is about 190 Kilometers from Nairobi Kenya. The Aberdare Mountain Trekking Safari takes place at the Aberdare Mountain Ranges.  These mountain ranges are situated between Mount Kenya and the Great Rift Valley. The trekking involves about 2 to 3 hours of climbing the Aberdare all the way to the summit; the Satima peak, standing at 4000 meters high.

There are two main peaks, Lasatima to the North and Kinangop to the south. Our walks start below the bamboo forests, trekking up onto the Moor lands. There are animal trails through marshes in the moorland, with some rocky sections close to the summit. You will also see stunning rock formations along the route.

Aberdare Mountain Trekking Safari Day Trip Treks is a Nairobi day excursion to the Aberdare Mountain Ranges. The mountain ranges stands between Mount Kenya and the Great Rift Valley.There are animal trails through marshes in the moorland, with some rocky sections close to the summit. Aberdare Mountain Ranges was named by the explorer Joseph Thomson after Lord Aberdare who was the President of the Royal Geographic Society at the time (1883).

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Experience a thrill of a life time walking at aberdare for a span of four days. The meandering valleys, ranges, forest and falls makes this park the perfect place to be one with nature.

This is a trek through the Aberdare Mountains is a fascinating walk amongst the exotic flora and fauna found above 2500 meters.Views of the Rift Valley are breath taking and the experience is made more memorable by camping above the surrounding forests, occasional encounters with big game such as elephant and buffalo, great bush buck and other antelopes.

Departure & Return Location

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

8:00 am

Price Includes

  • 4 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • Transportation at destination

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees

Complementaries

  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect on a 5 Days Aberdare Trekking Safari
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On your 5 Days Aberdare Trekking Safari you are able to visit Aberdare Park which has rare bongos, giant forest hogs and black rhinos among other forest animals. Listen closely to the sounds of the hoofed animals, such as a grunting buffalo or a clicking eland, as these resonances indicate the presence of leopards, hyenas and other hunters. Forest dwellers include Columbus, velvet and sykes’ monkeys, as well as elephants, red duiker, to name only a few of the species.

The highest peak on the Range is Ol Doinyo Lesatima which stands at 4001 meters (13,120 feet) making the Aberdare the third highest mountains in Kenya after Mount Kenya (5199 meters) and Mt. Elgon (4321 metres). Although there is no permanent snow or ice, former glaciations are responsible for the formation of large U – shaped valleys. Views of the Rift Valley are breath taking and the experience is made more memorable by camping above the surrounding forests, occasional encounters with big game such as elephant and buffalo, great bush buck and other antelopes.

  • Transport in 4wd vehicle with roof hatches for game viewing
  • Full board B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner
  • All camping equipment including
  • Experienced safari cooks
  • Baggage handling
  • Services of an experienced Guides/Naturalists, All Park and camping fees
5 Days Aberdare Trekking Safari Itinerary
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Day 1Nairobi - Aberdares Fishing Lodge Campsite

Leave Nairobi in the morning by public transport to Nyeri town where you meet a jeep and drive to Kiadongoro gate and walk to Fishing Lodge for overnight in the campsite. Afternoon accompanied by an armed ranger, visit the Karuru and Magura water falls. (4 hrs walking round trip to the water falls.) {L,D)

Day 2of the 5 Days Aberdare Trekking Safari: Aberdares Fishing Lodge Campsite - Honi River Campsite

After breakfast, trek through the moorland viewing high altitude vegetation where also some animals like Elephants, Lions, Buffaloes, Antelopes and bird species can be encountered to Honi River Campsite for dinner and overnight. (6-7hrs). {B,L,D}

Day 3of the 5 Days Aberdare Trekking Safari: Honi River Campsite - Wanderis Roadhead Campsite

After breakfast, hike through the Hagenia forest to Wanderis road head campsite for dinner and overnight. (5-6hrs). {B,L,D}

Day 4Wanderis Roadhead Campsite - Summit - Wanderis Roadhead Campsite

Hike to the top of Satima Peak which is the highest point in the Aberdares overlooking the Great Rift Valley to the West and Kikuyu Valley as far as the summit of Mt. Kenya to the East and later descend to the Campsite for an overnight. (5hrs)

Day 5of the 5 Days Aberdare Trekking Safari: Wanderis Roadhead Campsite – Nairobi

After breakfast walk down to meet the vehicle off the mountain via Wanderis gate and then proceed back to Nairobi .

PRICE INCLUDES:

Transportation to and from your selected route
All land transport
Quality, Waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tent
Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
Certified, experienced, English speaking mountain guides:
Government Climbing Taxes
Climbing permits
All hot Meals prepared by our cook while on Mountain
Guides, Porters and Cook Salaries
Fair and ethical treatment of Porters
Enough porters to carry your luggage
Safety Equipment:
Emergency Oxygen
Pulse Ox meter
Hot drinks at every meal
Water provided on climb, mineral water for the first day and boiled water every day
Emergency rescue fees
Personal Summit Certificate signed by the National Park and your Guide

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

Personal items and toiletries
Tips for guides, porters and cook (this is a guide to tipping on the mountain
Tipping on from the trekking group (not per climber):
International airfares and departure taxes
All items of person nature such as telephone call, fax, email etc
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
Laundry services
Visa and International flight tickets fees.

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