5 Days/4 Nights Mount Kenya Up Sirimon Route, Down Chogoria Route

Mount Kenya is located on the Equator. Magnificent
cliffs and glaciers protects the highest peaks of Nelion (5188m) and Batian (5199m). The third highest summit-point Lenana (4985m) is also glaciated bu accessible to walkers.Tarns, alpine meadows, exotic equatorial high altitude vegetation, sunbirds, hyrax and soaring eagles make the walk around the peaks one of the most beautiful expectations in East African mountains. Mount Kenya routs are: Sirimon route, Naru Moru route, Chogoria route and Kamweti route.

Day 1: Nairobi/Nanyuki

Depart Nairobi accompanied by our mountain guide for Nanyuki arriving in time for lunch. Dinner and the rest of the day acclimatizing at a Nanyuki budget hotel.

Day 2: Nanyuki/Old Moses hut

Transfer from your Nanyuki hotel after breakfast to Sirimon Gate where climbing begins. Walk through the rain forest for 9 kms; 5 hours walk to the first mountain hut, Old Moses at 3,300m for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Old Moses/Shipton camp

After breakfast, continue with the ascent through Mackinder's valley to the second hut, Shipton Hut at 4,200 m for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Shipton/Point Lenana/Mintos Hut/Road Head

Early morning climb to point Lenana 4985 m. On a very clear day, you will be able to see Mount Kilimanjaro in the South, Mt. Elgon in the West and Indian Ocean to the East. Descend to Mintos Hut (4250 m) for breakfast and thereafter proceed to Road Head for lunch, dinner and overnight.

Day 5: RoadHead/Chogoria/ Nairobi

After breakfast, an early walk takes you to Chogoria for lunch. After lunch catch up with your transport back to Nairobi.

Our Pricing Includes:

  • All park entry fees.
  • All camping/hut fees.
  • Rescue fees.
  • Certified Guide and porters and their salaries.
  • Transport to and from the park gates.
  • Meals 3 times daily.
  • Cook and all kitchen utensils.
  • Tents

Our Pricing Excludes:

  • Climbing equipments/gears
  • Sleeping bags
  • Drinks
  • Expenses of personal nature

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