AUTHENTIC SAFARIS & PERSONALIZED TOURS IN MOUNT KENYA WITH AFRICANMECCA
The experience and knowledge of your guide is a critical part of these walks, as they lend to tracking, locating and identifying terrestrial wildlife, plants, insects, birds and other discoveries. The personable nature of your guide is a welcome part of any walk, as you listen to interesting personal stories, intriguing descriptions of ancient traditions, medicinal uses of plants and the history of the vast land that surrounds you, all from a native viewpoint.
Elephants follow well-traveled migration paths through the park, and buffalos are also frequently spotted on the trails. The trees and brush serve as nesting and perching sites for more than 130 bird species, and small rodents, amphibians and reptiles rustle in the undergrowth. Two of these smaller creatures – grass rats and rock hyraxes – are favorites of the highly elusive leopards.
Although less frequently seen, serval cats have also been recorded at Mount Kenya Park. The thick forests hide some of the world’s most-valued species, such as giant forest hogs, sunis, black-fronted duikers, to name only a few of the foragers and grazers. The most noteworthy resident of the park, though, is an animal that AfricanMecca guests seek out with great anticipation – bongos.
As one of Kenya’s rarest animals, seeing one of these forest antelopes would be the stand-out moment of an already memorable safari trip in the outback of Kenya. Your guide is an expert at recognizing signs of these animals, such as footprints and scat, increasing the likelihood of discerning the distinct white stripes and reddish coat amongst the trees. Bongos are quite shy and easily panicky, so be prepared to remain quiet and look swiftly when instructed by your guide.
If you choose to stay inside the park at Serena Mountain Lodge, wildlife viewing is as easy as relaxing on your private verandah. The lodge is well-sited near areas where animals forage and drink. Birdlife is abundant around the lodge, so you spend your days updating your birding journal without ever leaving the property. Recorded species include hartlaub’s turaco, cinnamon-chested bee-eater, jackson’s francolin, hoopoe, hunter’s cisticola, sharpe’s pipit and many more!
For the most adventurous African travelers, we can arrange climbing treks up Mount Kenya. When staying in the suburbs at Mount Kenya Safari Club, you can go on horse riding, play a round of golf, visit the William Holden Animal Orphanage and much more.
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WHERE TO STAY IN MOUNT KENYA
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club is located outside the park borders near Nanyuki while Serena Mountain Lodge is sought by guests who want to stay inside the park amidst the forest wilderness.
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GUIDE ON MOUNT KENYA PARK
Celebrating Kenya's iconic landmark, Mount Kenya National Park offers a distinct highlands tour to the discerning AfricanMecca guest, from forest walks, peak climbs to lodge game viewing and more.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT MOUNT KENYA
The weather at Mount Kenya National Park consistently offers guests a unique African highlands safari experience at any time of year. This park experiences two dry seasons and two rainy seasons.
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MOUNT KENYA CLIMBS & TREKS
AfricanMecca offer guided treks to Lenana Peak. Your Mount Kenya dream climb is entirely your own to design. We will work with you to customize exactly the triumphant quest experience you want.
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To sum it up, it was awesome! The accommodations were beautiful, the food was great, and the people of Kenya were warm and friendly. I would give an A+ to the overall rating of this safari trip. Thank you....
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We are writing to you on our return to say what a marvellous job AfricanMecca did for us on our holiday in Kenya. All the arrangements you made went like clockwork. We are already recommending you to friends.
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Our Best Of Kenya Tier I safari was really wonderful. Everything was perfect. Excellent top notch service from AfricanMecca! Thanks very much for making our trip really memorable.
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EAST AFRICA SAFARI BOOKING TRIP IDEA FOR MOUNT KENYA IN CENTRAL KENYA
When visiting Mount Kenya National Park, we recommend combining your safari to Masai Mara for the wildebeest migration, Amboseli, Samburu or Laikipia - Lewa, Nakuru and Naivasha - Great Rift Valley Lakes. You can also day trek or climb the 2nd highest mountain in Africa - Mount Kenya.
You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas of Meru, Chyulu Hills or Tsavo East - Tsavo West ending with a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar or Lamu, or even Mombasa.
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