Mt Kenya, Mount Kenya Climbing
Mount Kenya is located on the equator. Magnificent cliffs and glaciers
protect the highest peaks of Nelion (5188m) and Batian (5199m). The
third highest summit - Point Lenana, (4985m) - is also glaciated but
accessible to walkers. Tarns and alpine meadows; exotic, equatorial,
high-altitude vegetation; sunbirds, hyrax and soaring eagles make
the walk around the peaks one of the most beautiful expeditions in
the East African mountains Mt Kenya routes are Sirimon route,Naromoru
route and chogoria routes.
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4 Days Direct Safari to Mt. Kenya (Sirimon)
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
Mount Kenya Sirimon out Chogoria 5 Days/4
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 overnight.
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 afternoon
Kenya Climb Sirmon Out Naro Moru 5 Days
1: Departure from Nairobi
is at 0930 hrs to Nanyuki for dinner and overnight.
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's camp (4200m)
for overnight (5 to 7 hrs hike)
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.