Mount Kenya by Helicopter

Mount Kenya Helicopter Excursion

Climber on Nelion peak of Mount Kenya, helicopter in background

Dawn flight with Tropic Air over Mount Kenya – its icy peaks glistering in the morning sun!

We love this helicopter excursion – it really is one of the most privileged ways to feel the diversity and grandness of Kenya’s highest mountain. No flight is like another .. yet on this particular morning, things were even more different.

Dawn helicopter flight over Mount Kenya - its icy peaks glistering in the morning sun!

On board we had our client, and on the peak of Nelion (5,188 meters), supported by expert mountain guides, Julian Wright and Michael Spencer of African Ascents, was the client’s son! A novel way to witness such a challenging mountain climbing achievement.

And for us, where cameras are always pointing out of the open-doors and windows of the helicopter, it was an extra bonus to get photographed flying at such a majestic height, on this crystal clear morning.

helicopter flight on Mount Kenya with Tropic Air

Thank you to Michael Spencer of Remote Medical International for carrying your camera to the top of Kenya and sharing these photos with us! (31st January 2014)

Dawn Flight over Mount Kenya