5 Days 4 Nights Mt Kenya Climbing
SIRIMON -CHOGORIA ROUTE
Day 1: Nairobi/Nanyuki
Depart Nairobi mid morning for Nanyuki arriving in time for lunch around mount Kenya region. The afternoon is spent in this area for acclimatization. Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel.
Day 2: Old Moses Camp
After breakfast, drive to Sirimon Park Gate mount Kenya. After Check-in start hiking through the Rain Forest for 9 km to Old Moses camp (3300m). Dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Shipton Camp
Depart Old Moses Camp at 7:30 am via Mackinders Valley to Shipton Camp (4200m) mount Kenya. The distance takes 6 to 7 hrs. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Point Lenana- Chogoria
Early morning departure (3:00 am) to the summit of Mount Kenya, a walk that takes 3 hrs to point Lenana (4985m) arriving at 6:30 in the morning. After sunrise, descend to Mintos Hut for full breakfast and later proceed down through the Gorges valley to Chogoria Bandas and campsite. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Chogoria/Nairobi
After breakfast, set on morning journey to Chogoria (mount Kenya 32km). 4WD vehicles are provided but during bad weather, climbers may have to walk some disance as vehicles may not reach the Bandas. From Chogoria transport is provided back to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon.