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Masai Mara Balloon Safari

One of the most magically memorable of the Mara experiences, a balloon safari allows you to drift in silence above the splendour of the plains, dip down to visit the hippo pools of the Mara River, enjoy a bird's eye view of the wildlife theatre enacted below and descend to a scenic champagne breakfast cooked on [...]

7 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Lemosho Route

The Lemosho Route is an un spoilt, remote, little used and beautiful way up to the Shira Plateau. It can either be used to gain the Western Breach route or followed by the Kibo South Circuit to ascend by the easier Barafu Route. The route is one of the few where groups may be accompanied on [...]

7 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Rongai Route

The Rongai route ascents Kilimanjaro from the northeastern side of the mountain, along the border between Tanzania and Kenya. This route retains a sense of unspoilt wilderness and offers a different perspective on Kilimanjaro by approaching it from the north. Day 1: Arrival - Moshi On arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, met and assisted. Transfer to Keys [...]

7 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Machame Route

Duration: 6 Days | Total hiking distance: About 100 km This is probably the most beautiful route up Kilimanjaro. All your equipment and supplies are portered and a cook prepares all your meals. Where accommodation on the Marangu route is in huts, the Machame route offers strictly tents only. This makes Machame (also referred to as [...]

7 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Umbwe Route

The Umbwe route is one of the shortest routes to the Southern Glaciers and the Western Breach. It is probably the most scenic, non-technical route on Kilimanjaro. It is quite taxing, primarily due to the relatively fast ascent to higher altitude, but the rewards are plentiful. Fewer people, pristine forest and shorter walking distances make it [...]

7 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Climbing – Marangu Route

Total hiking distance: About 96 km's (Excluding any acclimatisation hike) Affectionately known as the "Coca-Cola route", Marangu is by far the most popular route to the summit of Kilimanjaro. This could partly be as a result of the fact that the Marangu is the least expensive route, but more so, perhaps the fact that it is [...]

6 Days Mt Kenya Climbing: Sirimon – Naro Moru with peak circuit route

Distance: 60km | Difficulty: Demanding | Start/Finish: Nairobi Day 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent Leave Nairobi at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes [...]

6 Days Mt Kenya Climbing: Chogoria – Naro Moru Route

Distance: 75 km | Difficulty: Demanding | Start/Finish: Nairobi Summary This is by far the most scenic and interesting route. It takes in both tropical forests and moor land. Day 1: Nairobi/Chogoria Pick up from your Nairobi Hotel at 8am and drive north to Chogoria town for lunch and afternoon leisure walk in the town to [...]

5 Days Mt Kenya Climbing: Sirimon – Chogoria Route

Distance: 80 km | Difficulty: Moderate | Start/Finish: Nairobi Summary Much more scenic than Naromoru and it is on the dry side of mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki. [...]

5 Days Mt Kenya Climbing: Chogoria – Naro Moru route

Distance: 75 km | Difficulty: Demanding | Start/Finish: Nairobi Summary Pack camping gear and supplies to strike out west up this long but spectacular approach through the deep chasm of gorge valley. Day 1: Chogoria/Mount Meru Bandas - 4hrs, 16km walk, 950m ascent Pick up from your hotel in Nairobi at 7am to Chogoria town for [...]