Mt. Kenya Climb (5 days): SIRIMONI – NAROMORU ROUTE
This involves Kenya Tour Mountain Climbing, Mountain Trekking, Mount Kenya Climbing Tours & Adventures plus many more as explained by itinerary below;
Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki
In the morning we leave Nairobi accompanied by our mountain tour guide. Reach Nanyuki in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Nanyuki, the base town of Mt. Kenya climb.
Day 2: Sirimon Track
A short drive in the morning will tour us to the Sirimon track. We start our trek, walk to old Moses Camp through the rain forest for 9km (5 hours walk) night at Old Moses Camp. (3500m).
Day 3: Mackinders Valley – Shipton’s Camp
After breakfast we walk via Mackinders Valley to Shipton’s camp (4200m) Dinner and overnight at the luxury camp/lodge.
Day 4: Climbing at point Lenana
Early in the morning we climb point Lenana (4985m) on a very clear day we should be able to see Kilimanjaro in the South, Mt Elgon to the West and Indian Ocean to the East. Descend to Shipton’s camp for breakfast then to Mackinder’s camp for overnight.
Day 5: Chogoria & Naromoru routes
After breakfast, descend out through Met-station to Naromoru gate. Nairobi is reached in the afternoon.We also arrange special programs on Mt Kenya climb through Chogoria and Naromoru routes.
Sirimon out Chogoria(5 Days/4 nights)
Day 1. Nairobi/Nanyuki
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.
Day 2. Old Moses Camp
After breakfast, drive to Sirimon Park Gate. 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). The distance takes 6 to 7 hrs. Dinner and overnight.
Day 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.
Day 5. Chogoria/Nairobi
After breakfast, set on morning journey to Chogoria (32km). 4WD vehicles are provided but during bad weather, climbers may 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: Sirimon Down Naro Moru
DAY 1: Nanyuki Tour
Departure from Nairobi is at 0930 hrs to Nanyuki for dinner and overnight.
DAY 2:Tour Sirimon gate – Old Moses Camp
After breakfast vehicle transfer to Sirimon gate and hike to Old Moses camp (3300m) for overnight. (6 to 8 hrs hike).
DAY 3: Hike Shimpton Camp
Hike Shimpton’s camp (4200m) for overnight (5 to 7 hrs hike)
DAY 4: Point Lenana
Attempt on point Lenana at 0300 hrs and descend leisurely to Met Station for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: Naro Moru – Nairobi
Descend the mountain to Naro Moru town with vehicle transfer back to Nairobi Department of Chemistry. Department of Geology.Institute for Climate change and Adaptation. Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics. School of Computing and informatics.