5 Mount Kenya Climbing safari -
Up Sirimon route and down Chogoria Route
Depart Nairobi in the morning for Nanyuki
arriving in time for lunch. The afternoon is spent
in this area for acclimatization. Dinner and
overnight in a budget hotel.
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
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.
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). Walk for 15 km to be met by a 4WD
vehicle for the rest of the journey to Chogoria from
where transport is provided back to Nairobi,
arriving late afternoon.