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Mount Kenya

Mt Kenya which forms part of the Central Highlands is Africa's second highest mountain at 5199 metres. Part of the mountains attraction is the variation of flora and fauna found at different altitudes. Its gleaming and snow covered peaks can be seen for miles around and its lower slopes are intensively cultivated by the Kikuyu, Embu and Meru tribes.

Mt Kenya's highest peaks of Batian and Nelion can only be reached by mountaineers with technical skills. We do arrange for Technical and Ice climbing - Please enquire.

However, most visitors are able to reach the more accessible Point Lenana at 4,985 m using the different routes available, and many visitors enjoy simple high altitude walks.

Mt.Kenya: Is for those who are not consent to simply enjoy the view of the mountain from the foothill, but are strong enough to take the 5,199 metres climb to the top of the mountain. It is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second in Africa after Mt. kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Many visitors have explored the moorlands of the mountain and gone hiking around the mountain to enjoy its breathtaking vistas. It is very important that mountain climbers undergo acclimatization before climbing the mountain to reduce the risk of altitude sickness. The best months for climbing are January, February, August and September.

Mount Kilimanjaro

For your lifetime adventure, climb to the top of Africa with us!

We will ascend the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania at 5895m and Mt Kenya in Kenya, which forms part of the Central Highlands and is Africa's second highest mountain at 5199 metres.

Our success rate is high, thanks to our well trained and experienced guides. All our guides speak Swahili and English fluently. Our guides are able to assess the abilities of the climbers as they climb so they are aware of those requiring added assistance. In case anyone is not able to summit, there will be a qualified person to remain or descend with them as need be. The guides are well versed in symptoms of acute mountain sickness and the appropriate actions to be taken. Meals are varied and ample in quantity. We accommodate both vegetarian and non-vegetarian alike.

Mount Kilimanjaro is located at the north/eastern tip of Tanzania. For the adventurous, a climb of Mount Kilimanjaro is a must taking you through the mists of equatorial jungle to reach the snows and breath-taking views from the summit.

The upward track wends through forests that vary constantly with the altitude and finally opens out into open moorland below rocky, snow covered Kibo plateau. It has 3 volcanic centres, Shira, Kibo, and Mawenzi.
Mt. Kilimanjaro can be climbed at any time during the year. However, it is good to avoid the rainy season - April, May and November.

BVS K: 044 4 Days Sirimon Down Sirimon (quick pace)

Day 1: Old Moses Camp
Depart Nairobi early morning and drive through Kikuyu countryside to the slopes of Mt. Kenya arriving Nanyuki Town in time for lunch. After lunch proceed to Sirimon Park Gate (1 hr). Start hiking from this point to Old Moses Camp - 9 km (3300m) for dinner and overnight Read More

BVS K 045: 5 Days Naromoru down Sirimon

Day 1: Nairobi/Naromoru
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Naromoru Town arriving for lunch. Proceed to Naromoru Youth Hostels for acclimatization for the rest of the day. Dinner and overnight. Read More

BVS K 046: 5 Days Sirimon down Chogoria

Day 1: Nanyuki
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Nanyuki arriving in time for lunch. The afternoon is spent in this area for acclimatization. Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel. Read More

BVS K 047: 6 Days Naromoru Down Chogoria

Day 1. Nairobi/Mt Kenya
Depart Nairobi in the morning arriving Naromoru in time for lunch. After lunch you proceed to Mt Kenya Youth Hostel for dinner and overnight. Read More

Mount Kenya Technical Climbing

Mount Kenya- technical climbing 8 days- Sirimon- Naro moru
Technical climbing is meant for those with vast experience in climbing and not just normal hikes. It is so adventurous and yet very intricate. Read More

BVS T 048: Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame (marangu route)

Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and one of the largest extinct volcanoes. It can be climbed at any time except in April and May during the long rains. January to March and August to October are the best climbing seasons. We use the Marangu route which is the easiest and most accessible. Read More

BVS T 049: Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame (marangu route)
5 Days Marangu Route

Day 1. Arusha/ Mandara Hut
Morning transfer from Arusha to Marangu Gate. After registration clearance, your climb will commence at 1,720 meters to Mandara Hut (2,700 meters) through the rain forest. This will take about 3 hours. Dinner and overnight at Mandara Hut. Read More

BVS T 050: 8 Days Mt. Kilimanjaro Machame/Mweka combination route

Day 1
leave Nairobi for Namanga at 0730hrs arriving at 10.30hrs. After immigration formalities continue to Arusha for lunch, Drive to moshi where the afternoon is spent organizing climbing gears. Dinner and overnight at spring lands hotel, moshi. Read More

BVST 051: Mt. Kilimanjaro climbing 6 Days Machame Route

Day 1. Arusha/ Machame Hut
Morning transfer from Arusha to Machame Gate, from where you begin your trek through a spectacular forest area, reaching Machame Camp after 6 or 7 hours. There you will have dinner and overnight (2,700M –8,775F) Read More


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