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Climb The Highest Mountain In South Sudan Tour

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 Forest is unlike anywhere else in South Sudan with its semi-tropical montane forests.

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

Crossing one of the many streams en route to the summit

Day1 - Arrive in Juba, night in the hotel.

Day2 - Leave early morning for Torit, 190 miles to the east, eat a 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.

Day3- 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.

Day4- Depart after breakfast. Base camp 2 crew and cook hiking with you. Stop in the late afternoon and build a camp for the night.

Day5- Depart after breakfast and reach the summit by midday. Start down the mountain and reach the location of base camp 2 that has been moved down the mountain by our crew.

Day6- 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.

Day7- After breakfast drives back to Juba and spend the night in a hotel.

Day8 - Fly out of Juba for home.

Included -

All meals

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

Camera permit

Introduction letter to get your visa

Local guides for the mountain trails

The 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 drain tarps at base camp 2. We provide all dishes, forks, cups.

Airport pick up

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 occurrences, 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

Tips

Use of SAT phone charges will apply per minute. 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

Bring a small flashlight for the nights

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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