Depart your place of residence and drive to Chogoria town. After arrival replenish your mountain supplies from the local market if there is need to, have lunch and Load the supplies with our mountain cook to our vehicle to Mt. Kenya Bandas Lodge. There after ascend through Mutindwa market, forest gate to the park gate before checking in at the Bandas lodge 2950m a.s.l. Dinner will be served while enjoying log fire within the comfort of your cottage. Occasionally you peep out of your verandah for wild animals which pay you a visit.
After breakfast, hike for 9km towards road head 3,300m a.s.l, precede to Lake Ellis 3,600m a.s.l here there are spectacular panoramic sceneries of Mugi, Ithangune and the Giant Billiards Table, and not forgetting the main peaks. You will gain an elevation up to 600m. After this you will have time to snack/ have your packed lunch and photos, before we descend. We hike back to cottages at Bandas /lodge.
Soon after breakfast, we board our transfer vehicle to Chogoria town to mark the end of our trip.
This offer can best suit honeymooners, team building groups family getaways or even individuals who just want a serene environment away from their daily hustle. You can indulge in hiking/trekking, climbing, cave excursion, or just relax at the luxurious Bandas. Your expectations will not be let down as we finish the tea zone to dense tropical rain forest, to huge healthy bamboo belt, Haegenia rosewood combined with giant heather yielding to alpine moorland. Tussock grass is dotted with rare alpine vegetation consisting of lobelia and groundsel. Everlasting flowers are in abundance. Last but not least, the amazing sceneries of Mt. Kenya.