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Mt Suswa Day Hiking Escapade 1st August 2015
Saturday 01 August 2015, 06:30 - 18:30

Meeting time: 0645hrs

Departure time: 0700hrs

Pick up point: Steers Muindi Mbingu Street opposite Jeevanjee Gardens

Highlights: Hiking, Mt Longonot view, Wildlife, over 70 Lava Tube Caves, Geology, Leopard path, Baboon parliament, large population of Bats, abundant Bird life among many other features.

We will leave the capital city and travel north with a brief stopover at the Mai Mahiu Great Rift Valley View point before getting to Mt Suswa.

Mt. Suswa is a wonderful extinct volcano and one of the most stunning mountains found in the Rift Valley. It has a unique double crater volcano with a shield-shaped cone covering an area of about 270km2 a vast network of obsidian caves and a variety of plants and wild animals. Mount Suswa is unusual as it has two craters, one inside the larger Caldera.

Its inner volcano called Ol Doinyo Nyokie by the local Maasai rises to an altitude of 2,356m (7,730 ft) above sea level at its summit formed as it was by incremental flows of pumice and lava. The inner crater, about 5km across is covered by a forest that is also home to Leopards, Hyenas, Buffalos, Zebras, Antelopes and other wildlife. By a twist of nature, this inner collapse formed a moat-like trench surrounding a central island in the crater creating a breath-taking view that has to be seen to be believed. The outer crater estimated at about 10km in diameter is currently dotted with Maasai homesteads. The Maasai graze their livestock on the outer crater and the slopes of the inner volcano and harvest water for their domestic use from the numerous springs spouting steam and hot water in this area.

After enjoying your picnic lunch and conquering the challenge, we will embark on our journey back to Nairobi expected time of arrival is 1830hrs local time.

Charges:

E.A Citizens: KES 2,300 per person

Expatriates: KES 3,000 per person

Non - resident rates: USD 100 per person


Children Rate Policy:

Children between 10 – 11yrs, 80% of adult rate

Children aged 12 yrs and above, adult rate applies


Deadline for payment: 28th July 2015

Mode of payment: Cash, M-Pesa, Airtel Money, Cheque, Direct Bank Deposit, Debit / Credit card or Secure Online payment

* Booking terms and conditions apply * Please refer to our comprehensive terms on our website http://www.crocodileracers.com/bookingtermsandconditions


Package inclusive of:

  • Return transport to Mt Suswa
  • Park entry fees
  • Guided walk

Package exclusive of:

  • Lunch
  • Medical, travel & personal insurance cover
  • Drinks
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Any other item not mentioned in the inclusive list

Feel free to forward this itinerary to your friend(s) who would be interested.

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