A deposits of 40% is required at the time of booking and the balance before the tour begins. Deposits can be paid through swift wire transfers from your bank to ours. Details for transfer are provided when you are ready to confirm your booking.

Any monies paid will be refunded less the cost of cancellation fees levied by hotels, food purchases and any other relevant expenses.

Cars, minibuses, land rovers, coaches or trucks will be provided depending on the route and the number of participants. The right is reserved to employ the services of sub-contractors. English speaking drivers/guides are provided.

Based on two persons sharing a double room/tent. Where possible rooms with private baths are provided. Single rooms are available at an additional cost but cannot be guaranteed. Hotels/lodges are named as an indication of category and rooms can be reserved at similar hotels/lodges.

The company reserves the right to alter the arrangement or cancel the operation of a scheduled tour should conditions so necessitate. It also reserves the right to decline to accept or retain any person as a member of any tour at any time, in which case an equitable amount will be refunded. Prices are based on tariffs and other costs prevailing at the time of printing and are subject to change without notice.

A valid passport is required for all foreigners entering Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Visa requirements vary according too country of origin. Most nationality however, require visa to enter Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. We advise that you check with the nearest Consulate of Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda, if traveling to the respective country. Visa can be processed at the airports upon arrival but this can be very slow. We therefore advise clients to purchase them from their countries of origin before traveling.

Kenyan currency is based on the decimal system. The unit of currency is the Shilling divided into 100 cents. Visitors are advised to check currency exchange rates regularly. Banks give slightly better rates of exchange than hotels. It is a serious offense to deface or knowingly damage Kenyan currency. Visitors are strongly advised to avoid street dealers and to transact all currency dealings through official dealers.

Nairobi, Mombasa and most other principal centers in Kenya have banks with Bureau de Change. Banking hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to Friday, though some open between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on the first and last Saturday of each month. Banks at Jomo Kenyatta and Moi International Airports operate a 24-hour service.

The company and its agents act only as agents for the passenger in all matters relating to hotels/lodge accomodation, tours, transport, etc. and shall not be liable for injury, delays, loss or damage in any manner. The company's liability to passengers carried in its own vehicles is governed by the laws of the country in which the tour takes place and no other country. All claims are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the country in which the actions arise. The company reserves the right to employ sub-contractors for all or part of the services.

All expeditions involve an element risk and at times can be of a hazardous nature. Expedition members must accept this risk; we are not liable for any loss, damage, injury, expense, delay or inconvenience caused to you or your baggage as a result, whether directly or indirectly, or any matter of whatever nature, which is outside our control. All participants are advised to take out an insurance policy to cover personal accident and medical expenses. We can facilitate this at a low cost.


  • Transfers with pick-up and drop-off at airport
  • Transfers from Nairobi to various safari/trek destinations
  • 3 meals per day while on safari/trekk – (vegetarian/non-vegetarian).
  • Meals are as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Services of a cook to prepare meals during the climb
  • Accomodation while on safari/trekk
  • All park entrance fees and government levies
  • English speaking guides


  • Extras at the hotel i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • International flight
  • Departure tax Tips to guides, porters and drivers
  • Climbing equipment and sleeping bags


  • Porters USD $5 to $8 per porter per day
  • Guide, assistant guide, cook USD $12 to $15 per person per day
  • Please note that tipping depends on ones heart and is customarily recommended


  • Sleeping bag. (one rated to between -10 and 0 degrees centigrade should be fine). Bag should be a snug fit since if it is too large there will be more cool air for the body to warm
  • Sleeping mat, preferably insulated
  • Tent clothing
  • Hiking Boots: it is vital to have a comfortable, waterproof pair of boots. Make sure they have been broken in before you get on the mountain
  • Pair of sports shoes for wearing around camp
  • Gloves
  • Balaclava
  • Woolen hat
  • Sun hat or baseball cap
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Windproof jacket
  • Fleece
  • Lots of T-shirts
  • Lots of warm socks
  • Warm long trousers
  • Shorts
  • Jersey
  • Thermal underwear


  • Head Torch
  • Large rucksack: for all the clothes and equipment (for the porter to carry!)
  • Small rucksack: for carrying water, snacks, camera, waterproofs on the day hikes
  • Drinking bottle: a metal thermos is ideal since this can double up as a hot water bottle at night
  • Sunglasses
  • Water purification tablets


  • Walking poles: useful, especially going uphill for those with weak thighs and going downhill for those with weak knees or poor balance
  • Wet wipes: ideal for those who want to stay fresh but are unable to bear dips in freezing water
  • Travel pillow
  • High energy bars or sweets
    Gaiters: to keep mud and stones from getting into your boots

*Climbing gear and equipment can be hired from our office.


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