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  • Ivor and Anita from Staffordshire travelled to KenyaHi Frances, what can we say about the holiday other than it was better than either Anita and I expected; it was truly a holiday of a lifetime. After deciding at the age of 10 and waiting 50 years for the opportunity it surpassed our expectations! The camps you recommended were perfect, the guys running the camps the staff were all superb and the guides were unbelievable with their knowledge and enthusiasm. Nothing was too much trouble. The accommodation was a dream, the food simply amazing and the experience of the animals left us lost for words. The walking experience was one of the greatest experiences of our lives and how well we were looked after and we saw a Leopard, yes a Leopard whilst we were walking – even the guides were blown away by that. One of the best experiences of the safari was simply being wrapped up in ponchos with a mug of hot chocolate, in complete darkness looking at the vast array of stars and just listening to the night! Frances, we can’t thank you enough; you really listened to us and every detail was spot on, we could not find fault with anything.Ivor and Anita from Staffordshire travelled to Kenya

    Ivor and Anita from Staffordshire travelled to Kenya
Mount Kenya, Mountain Trekking

Kenya

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Straddling the equator at 5199m, Mount Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa, and offers a much more picturesque climb than more famous Kilimanjaro. Trekkers head for Point Lenana, the third highest peak at 5100m (the highest peaks require technical climbing), up a number of routes on treks lasting between 4 and 7 days, with additional nights either side. The lower slopes are densely forested and home to wide range of wildlife.

Trout fishing is possible on the mountain, whilst for those interested in a closer look without the hardships of trekking, scenic helicopter flights can be arranged.

Other regions to see wildlife include Nairobi National Park (and the Daphne Sheldrick elephant orphanage) on the outskirts of the city, the Kakamega Forest (a key area for anyone keen on birdlife or butterflies), Mount Elgon, Shimba Hills and some areas around Lake Victoria.

For further information on climbing Mount Kenya and other safari options in Kenya please call us on 01787 888590 or contact us to speak to one of our safari experts.

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