Mount Kenya climbing is
possible through 3 popular routes; Sirimon route 4days, In
Sirimon-out Chogoria route 5days, and in Sirimon-out Naru moru
Route 5 days
4 Days Direct Safari to Mt. Kenya (Sirimon Route)
1: 09.00 hrs. Depart Nairobi for Nanyuki for dinner and
Day 2: After breakfast transfer by vehicle to Sirimon
route. Hike to Old Moses camp for overnight (3300m,). The hike
takes 6 to 8 hrs.
Day 3: Hike to Shpton's camp (4200m) for overnight. The
hike takes 5 to 7 hrs.
Day 4: Attempt, Lenana (4985m) at 0300hrs and descend
directly to the main road with transfer back to Nairobi.
Kenya Sirimon out Chogoria 5 Days/4 nights
Depart Nairobi mid morning for Nanyuki arriving in time for
lunch. The afternoon is spent in this area for acclimatization.
Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel.
2. Old Moses Camp
After breakfast, drive to Sirimon Park Gate. After chek-in start
hiking through the Rain Forest for 9 km to Old Moses camp
(3300m). Dinner and overnight.
3. Shipton Camp
Depart Old Moses Camp at 7:30 am via Mackinders Valley to
Shipton Camp (4200m). The distance takes 6 to 7 hrs. Dinner and
4.Point Lenana- Chogoria
Early morning departure (3:00 am) to the summit, 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.
After breakfast, set on morning journey to Chogoria (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
Kenya Climb Sirmon Out Naro Moru 5 Days
1: Departure from Nairobi is at 0930 hrs to Nanyuki for
dinner and overnight.
DAY 2: After breakfast vehicle transfer to Sirimon gate
and hike to Old Moses camp (3300m) for overnight. (6 to 8 hrs
DAY 3: Hike Shimpton's camp (4200m) for overnight (5 to 7
DAY 4: Attempt on point Lenana at 0300 hrs and descend
leisurely to Met Station for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: Descend the mountain to Naro Moru town with
vehicle transfer back to Nairobi.