Mount Kenya Climbing

6 days Mt. Kenya – Sirimon – Chogoria Route

DAY 1: Nairobi-Nanyuki
Depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at your hotel in Nanyuki in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery around dinner and overnight in your hotel.

DAY 2: Nanyuki-Old Moses Camp.
After breakfast vehicle transfer to Sirimon park gate start your 5 hours hike to Old Moses camp for overnight (3300m), (5 to 6 hrs hike) where you pass through a tropical rain forest and bamboo forest. All meals and overnight at the campsite.

DAY 3: Old Moses-Shipton’s Camp.
After breakfast hike to Shipton’s camp (4200m) for overnight (5 to 6 hrs hike) The walk takes you near to the summit. Shipton’s camp has also an excellent setting with the north faces of the Nelion peak and Batian peak facing it which provides a very beautiful scenery dinner and overnight at the Shipton’s camp.

DAY 4: Shipton’s-Point Lenana-Mintos Hut.
Wake up early at 2.30 am an attempt on Point Lenana (4985m) A pre-dawn attempt on point Lenana gives you enough time to reach the summit when the sun is rising and in clear weather which gives you a clear scenery. Afterward descend to Mintos hut for overnight.

DAY 5: Mintos Hut-Chogoria Bandas
Descend leisurely to Chogoria park gate (3020m) for overnight. This area has spectacular views down into the Gorges valley with Lake Michaelson and Vivienne falls, and across on the other side, you can see Ithanguni peak, Rotundu peaks, and the Giant Flat — top Kilingo hill table.

DAY 6: Chogoria Bandas-Nairobi.
After breakfast descend leisurely to Chogoria town for transfer back to Nairobi. Chogoria gate to Chogoria town is about 3 – 4 hours, on dirt roads through a thick bamboo forest and tropical forest. The forest is really beautiful with chances of seeing wildlife such as white-tailed mongoose, elephant, black rhino, Columbus monkeys, Suni, duiker,

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Park entrance fee
  • Full board accommodation on the mountain in tents or huts
  • Service of our English speaking mountain guide
  • Return transport to the mountain
  • Any applicable taxes
  • Potters
  • All mountain rescue fees

EXCLUDED:

  • International flight
  • The sleeping bag where applicable
  • Visa entry into Kenya or Tanzania
  • Tips to /cooks porters and guides
  • All your climbing gears

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