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MKCC 402: 04 Days Samburu | Lake Nakuru Safari - Budget Camping Tour

Day 01: Drive north of Nairobi to Samburu Game Reserve. You will pass through the Kikuyu Farmlands of coffee and pineapple You will pass through the equator where you will have an 'Equator ceremony' as you continue to Kenya's semi-arid area, the Samburu National Reserve. Arrival Samburu and game drive enroute to the campsite. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 02: Early game drive at the park. Samburu Reserve has some unique five to include, Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy Zebra, Beisa Oryx, Somali Ostrich, and the long neck Gerenuk Antelope. Other animals to be found include, Lion, Leopard, Elephant, and Cheetah amongst others. All meals at the campsite.

Day 03: Depart after breakfast to Lake Nakuru National Park. This lake is famous for its Flamingos but there are other types of birds living and feeding there. Apart from birds Lake Nakuru offers a wide variety of small game such as Waterbuck, Impala, Gazelle and Buffalo. It is a sanctuary for both the white and black rhino. Overnight Nakuru

Day 04: After breakfast drive back to Nairobi.

 

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Mt.Kenya

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands. At the centre of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), only point Lenana can be reached by trekkers and the other two being only for technical climbers.

Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro stands on featureless part of the East African plateau, on the Tanzanian side of the Kenya border near Moshi, side by side with the smaller Mount Meru. These mountains are extinct volcanoes, with Kilimanjaro actually being the agglomeration of three distinct volcanoes, Kibo (5896m/ 19,340 ft), Mwenzi (5,149 / 16,896 ft) and Shira (3,962m / 13,000 ft). whose violent creation is geologically associated with the creation of the Great Rift Valley, 100km to the West.

Mount Meru is Mount Kilimanjaro's little sister, standing at 4,566m compared to 5,895m, but is still an impressive freestanding volcano, which makes a superb four day climb to the top. It last erupted in 1910 therefore can be classified as an active volcano. The first Mount Meru ascent was made by Dr. Fritz Jaeger, 1904. The town of Arusha lies at the base of Mount Meru Trekking, loads of trek companies do this trek. Wild animals are frequently found on this mountain therefore an armed ranger usually accompanies the trekkers.