5 Day MOUNT KENYA TREKKING 4 NIGHTS
You will start this adventure from Sirimon out Chogoria.
Mount Kenya climbing expedition leaving from Nairobi Kenya. The 4 nights, 5 days Mount Kenya trek is via the scenic sirimon and exit through Chogoria route.
Day 1: Nairobi – Sirimon gate – Old Moses camp. (3,300m).
After pick up from your Hotel in Nairobi, you will drive to Nanyuki town for lunch crossing the equator en route to the Sirimon Park gate (2660m). This will be our first day of hiking and will overnight at Old Moses Camp.
Day 2: Old Moses – Shipton camp (4200m).
After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking right at the junction.
After a water break, you continue on the track crossing Ontulili River before turning right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North River. Continue uphill to Mackinder’s Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the Shipton Camp for Overnight.
Day 3: Full Day acclimatization at Shipton
For better acclimatization you can take a rest day at the Shipton camp.
Short walks / day hikes are possible on the summit climb to Oblong and Hausberg tarns gaining an elevation of 370m before returning to the camp for lunch.
Afternoon is at leisure. N.B: Climbing high and sleeping low is excellent for acclimatization but you can do that almost as well toughing in the sun watching the eagles. Dinner and overnight at your accommodation.
Day 4: Shipton Pt Lenana (4985m)- Mt Kenya Bandas (2800m)
Kick off at 3.am to reach pt Lenana in time for the African sunrise.
The climb starts on frozen scree and continues on a rocky track with some very minor scrambling. With a good Moon you barely need a torch.
Without a Moon, then the pollution- free sky bangs on the ground giving you as good a view of the stars as almost anywhere on Earth.
The climb takes 3-4 hrs and to add to the exhilaration, Mt. Kilimanjaro is also visible from the horizon. Descend to Minto’s hut for full breakfast. After a short rest descend further to Mt Kenya bandas along the gorges valley where you can enjoy good views of The Temple, Lake Michelson, Mushroom rocks and Giant billiards table.
After a short rest descend further to Mt Kenya bandas along the gorges valley where you can enjoy good views of The Temple, Lake Michelson, Mushroom rocks and Giant billiards table.
Day 5: Meru Bandas Chogoria town Nairobi for your flight or you may proceed with safaris in beautiful Kenya National Parks.
- A well-maintained safari land cruiser with a roof hatch for enhanced game viewing
- A professional English-speaking safari guide
- Airport transfers
- All government taxes
- All park fees for all the national parks
- Meals and accommodations as per itinerary
- Unlimited mineral water during the entire safari
- Local & international flights,
- drinks at the camps
- crater rim walk
- walking safari in Manyara national park
- night game drive in Manyara national park
- mto wa mbu cultural tour
- balloon safari in Serengeti