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-
Not Included -
Map showing the Imatong Mountains and Torit just above the border with Uganda.
Hiking up the mountain
On the summit of Mount Kenyeti