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Price Per Person

USD 2,990
Country: South Sudan
City: Torit
Duration: 7 Day(s) - 6 Night(s)
Tour Category: Hiking Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

CLIMB THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN IN SOUTH SUDAN

 

Mount Kenyeti, in the Imatong Forest Reserve, is the highest mountain in South Sudan at 3187 meters (10,456 feet).

The Imatong Forrest is unlike anywhere else in South Sudan with it semi-tropical montane forests. See our web page about the Imatong Forest.

This safari is for the person who can hike and carry a back pack of their clothes and bedding. We provide two base camps with cooks & tents.

Crossing one of the many streams enroute to the summit

Date in 2016-

March 31 - Arrive into Juba, night in hotel.

April 1 - Leave early morning for Torit, 190 miles to the east, eat picnic lunch. Then drive south 60 kilometers to Katire, a former colonial logging camp. Here base camp 1 was created the day before by our crew, with tents, cook, showers, toilets. Here you can leave extra clothes and other items to reduce your backpack weight.

April 2- Depart after breakfast with local guides. Arrive before dark at base camp 2 created the day before by our crew. This is more of a fly camp with rain tarps, cook.

April 3- Depart after breakfast. Base camp 2 crew and cook hiking with you. Stop in late afternoon and build camp for the night.

April 4- Depart after breakfast and reach the summit by mid day. Start down the mountain and reach location of base camp 2 that has been moved down the mountain by our crew. 

April 5- Depart after breakfast with the crew of camp 2 following down the mountain. Reach base camp 1 at Katire where the crew will have dinner and cold drinks waiting.

April 6- After breakfast drive back to Juba and spend night in a hotel.

April 7 - Fly out of Juba for home.

PRICE PER PERSON-

$2990 usd

Included -

  • All meals starting with lunch April 1 and ending with lunch April 6.
  • All bottled water, juices, beer, coffee, tea and ice (drinking from the mountain streams in the reserve is safe). We will provide you with a water bottle.
  • Individual tent and mattress at Base camp 1
  • Showers and toilets at base camp 1
  • All park fees at $70 per day per person
  • Camera permit $50 usd and the cost to obatin the permit
  • Introduction letter to get your visa
  • Local guides for the mountain trails
  • Full mobile kitchen at base camp 1
  • Rechargeable lanterns at base camp 1
  • 4x4 vehicles from Juba to base camp 1 and back to Juba
  • Power take offs to charge camera batteries at camp 1
  • Cook and rain tarps at base camp 2. We provide all dishes, forks, cups.
  • Airport pick up March 31 and airport return April 7

Not Included -

  • Airfare to Juba
  • South Sudan visa and or entry letter
  • Any health expenses or emergency evacuation costs
  • Any costs for delays caused by airlines, weather, mud, political occurances, lost luggage
  • Any costs for rescheduling
  • Hotel room in Juba the first night and last night. see this link about making your own hotel reservations
  • The following Meals are not included - all meals March 31, breakfast April 1,  dinner April 6, and all meals April 7
  • Tips
  • Use of SAT phone at $4 a min. The base camps will have SAT phones as well as your guide.
  • You need to bring your own backpack and bedding (sleeping bag and pad) for the nights of April 2, 3 and 4.
  • Bring a small flashlite for the nights of April 2,3, & 4
  • Bring good broken in walking boots or shoes with tread
  • A change of good boot socks for each day walking.

Map showing the Imatong Mountains and Torit just above the border with Uganda.

Hiking up the mountain

On the summit of Mount Kenyeti

 

 
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