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5 Days Mt Kenya Climbing – Sirimon Route

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SIRIMON DOWN NARO MORU MOUNT ROUTE

DAY 1:

Departure from Nairobi is at 0930 hrs to Nanyuki for dinner and overnight at Mount Kenya.

DAY 2:

After breakfast vehicle transfer to Sirimon gate and hike to Old Moses camp Mount Kenya (3300m) for overnight. (6 to 8 hrs hike).

DAY 3:

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Hike Shimpton’s camp at mount Kenya(4200m) for overnight (5 to 7 hrs hike)

DAY 4:

Attempt on point Lenana at 0300 hrs and descend leisurely to Met Station at Mount Kenya for dinner and overnight.

DAY 5:

Descend the mountain to Naro Moru town around Mount Kenya with vehicle transfer back to Nairobi

6 Days 5 nights Mount Kenya Climbing

NARO MORU – CHOGORIA ROUTE

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Day 1: Nairobi/Mt Kenya

Depart Nairobi in the morning arriving Naromoru mount Kenya region in time for lunch. After lunch you proceed to Mount Kenya Youth Hostel for dinner and overnightDay 2. Met Station :

After breakfast, proceed to Naromoru Park Gate (mount Kenya) and start hiking to Met Station (3300m). The hiking takes about 3 hrs. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Mackinders Camp :

Depart Met Station mount Kenya after breakfast and proceed to Teleki Valley arriving Mackinders Camp (4300m) early evening. Picnic lunch enroute. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Austrian Camp

Depart at 10:00 am after breakfast ascending along a steep screw to Austrian Hut mount Kenya (4700m). Covering this distance takes about 3 hrs. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Point Lenana-Chogoria

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Departing at 5:30 am, proceed through Lewis Glacier to Point Lenana mount Kenya (4985m) arriving approx. 6:30 am in the morning. After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos Hut for full breakfast. Later descend along the famous Gorges Valley to Chogoria campsite. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6. Chogoria- Nairobi

After breakfast, set on morning journey to chogoria mount Kenya region (32km).4WD vehicles are provided but during the bad weather, climbers have to walk some distance as vehicles may not reach the bandas. From Chogoria transport is provided back to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon

5 Days 4 Nights Mt Kenya Climbing

SIRIMON -CHOGORIA ROUTE

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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

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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.