Mount Kenya Climbing: Sirimon Chogoria route

5 DAYS MT. KENYA SIRIMON - CHOGORIA ROUTE

DAY 01: NAIROBI - NANYUKI

09:00hours pick from Nairobi hotel. Drive to Nanyuki town, the town is set on the foothills of Mt. Kenya . After lunch spend the rest of the afternoon acclimatizing and sorting out and organizing all the requirements for your trip, Dinner and overnight at a Nanyuki budget hotel.

DAY 02: NANYUKI - OLD MOSES CAMP

After breakfast drive to the Sirimon track park gate. Hike to Old Moses hut is an average hiking time of 3 hours, lunch enroute. This hike is very essential for acclimatization and quite educative as far as the vegetation is concerned. Dinner and overnight at the hut, which is 3300m above sea level.

DAY 03: OLD MOSES- SHIPTONS CAMP

An early start for Shimptons, altitude 4200m in an average hiking time of 6 hours, lunch enroute. Sirimon route lies on the northwestern side of Kenya and generally escapes some rainfall, making it drier than other routes most times of the year. Dinner and overnight at the hut.

DAY 04: SHIPTONS CAMP - PT LENANA-MACKINDERS CAMP

Wake up to a pre-down attempt of point Lenana, altitude4,985m. after your photography and viewing session descend to Minot’s hut on the Chogoria trail for a full breakfast then down to Meru Mount Kenya bandas for dinner and overnight in tents. At extra cost,You may upgrade your accommodation and spend the night at the Meru Mount Kenya bandas, subject to availability.

DAY 05: CHOGORIA - NAIROBI

After breakfast descends to Chogoria town, which is a 32km walk. (Half walk done, you may take transport for 16 km to town at extra cost lunch in Chogoria then depart for Nairobi .

 
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