Located almost at 150 km/93 mi from Nairobi City, Mt. Kenya is located just south of the equator, offering three climbing routes, namely Naro-Moru, Sirimon and Chogoria. Mt. Kenya has magnificent cliffs and glaciers that protect the highest peaks. Highest peaks here are Batian at 5199 m/17057 ft, Nelion at 5188 m/17021 ft and Point Lenana at 4985 m/16355 ft.
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Backpacking / Trekking in Milford Track, Te Anau, Southland New Zealand
The town lies on the eastern side of Te Anau Lake (the second largest lake of New Zealand with more than 400 m/1312 ft depth) and is literally on the border of Fiordland National Park and Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area, offering a getaway to awe-inspiring landscapes and magnificent sites of wild nature.
Milford Track starts on the northern side of Lake Te Anau at Glade Warf (at 27 km/17 mi from Te Anau) and finishes in Milford Sound at Sandfly Point. It extends for 53.4 km / 33 mi and is one of the best trekking tracks worldwide, traversing Fiordland National Park (World Heritage Area).
Grasp the unique opportunity to pass by rivers and lakes, cross beech forests and ice-carved valleys, enjoy the truly breathtaking view of mountains and experience the wild nature. If you wish to complete the track, you should allow 4 days depending on fitness level. Clinton, Mintaro and Dumpling DOC Huts are the three camping sites on the Track.
Note: Camping is prohibited throughout Milford Track. For hut and accommodation information check with the official DOC website. Bookings are essential.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.