Mount Kinangop (or Ilkinangop) is a mountain in the southern Aberdare Range about 100 miles (160 km) north of Nairobi, Kenya. It is within the Aberdare National Park.
A dormant volcano, Kinangop overlooks the Kinangop Plateau to the west and the Great Rift Valley beyond.Kinangop is the second-highest mountain in the Aberdares after Mount Satima.The lower levels of the mountain have extensive bamboo forests. Higher up it is covered by tussock grasses.
The main peak is a rocky outcrop surrounded by open moorlands. Due to the height, temperatures are cool and may drop below freezing at night.The breathtaking beauty of the Aberdares southern moorlands awaits those who go trekking from Tulasha to Kinangop peak.
This is probably the steepest trail on the Aberdares range, with an elevation gain of over 1,700m.The trail for this hike starts from Tulasha.
Dates 15/10/ 2017 (SUNDAY)
Difficulty level: Moderate to High
Hiking takes 9-10 hrs
Meeting point Bata next to Hilton hotel @ 5:20 Am and leave @ 5:30 Am
2800 Kes Kenyans.
3500 Kes Residents.
8200 Non resident
Booking deadline 14/10/2017 Oct
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~>Casual slacks or cargo pants (No Sandals, Shorts nor Skirts)
~>Hiking shoes with good grip
~>Hat incase of hot sun.
~>Warm Clothing in case of change of weather
~>Rain gears & always carry an extra Tshirt
Requirements/what to carry
2. Sun glasses
3. Sunscreen Lotion
4. Spirit of hiking
5. Extra water 2ltr -3ltrs
6. Packed Lunch/Snacks
7. Backpack to carry your personal items
COST INCLUSIVE OF;
~>Transport to and from
~>Park entry fee
~>500ml drinking water
~>Other items not mentioned above.
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