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An outdoor adventure company that specializes in offering trekking safaris on Mt Kenya, Kilimanjaro and the Rwenzoris. As well as day trips and shorter climbing trips around the country.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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2 Cape Chestnut, Cottage Hospital road off the A | African Ascents office, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
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+254 711 735100
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Julian and his crew did a great job with a customised trek for my group 17 members - providing excellent literature and guidance by e mail (PDFs) and responding quickly to my many questions. The group ranged in age from 23 to 73. We went...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patrick S
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

We chose African Ascents to provide the guiding and logistical services for our 9-day WildMedix Mountain Medicine Expedition training course on Mount Kenya. This is a demanding course presented by highly experienced mountaineers, expedition doctors and guides, and so the standards are very high, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RossHofmeyr
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Where to even start when writing a review of one of my favourite mountain trips of all time! African Ascents provided us with amazing and professional support throughout our Wildmedix Mountain Medicine course on Mount Kenya. We had 9 days and 8 nights on the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank robsy2016
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Having just spent 9 days on Mount Kenya as part of a wild medix expedition with African Ascents, I can’t recommend them highly enough. The food was fantastic at every meal, with fresh fruit for breakfast along with porridge/cooked breakfast and a very varied evening...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Zoe N
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Was recently on the WildMedix Mount Kenya Expedition and had most incredible experience with Jullian Wright and his wonderful team at African Ascents!!!! It was truly unforgettable and very professional, with exquisite satiating delicious cuisine by Davis and Stephen 3 x a day. An amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank pattyczepl
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

A great trek with African Ascents camping in the Mount Kenya National Park. Julian and his team looked after us brilliantly and really made the experience for our students. The food was amazing bearing in mind we were camped at over 10,000ft for three nights!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gareth B
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Just come back from a great 5 days climbing Mt Kenya with my two sons and African Ascents. The Chogoria route was great for accIimatisation and views. We summited on the afternoon of the fourth day to take advantage of the clear weather. Returning by...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Mt. Kenya – January 8 to 12 th 2018 We were a party of 5, with three visitors from Australia and my wife and I who live in Kenya. My wife and I are in our 60's, my son, his partner and her sister were...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ben A
Reviewed March 15, 2018

I was one of a group of five who planned to climb Point Lenana one of the peaks of Mount Kenya. Three from UK and 2 living in Kenya. Some height acclimatisation was therefore essential. We first camped for two nights in the Aberdares and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Aussiehiker
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We just returned from an amazing climb for my daughter Zoe (11) and myself (47)! What a crew! From Japhet, the guide, to the cooks (James and Loita), to the Camp Manager (Abu) and the 2 porters (Charles, Joseph) - all were amazing. The teamwork,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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