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Mount Kenya Climbing
Mount Kenya climbing is possible through 3 popular routes; Sirimon 4days, In Sirimon-out Chogoria 5days, and in Sirimon-out Naru moru Routes 5 days
4 Days Direct Safari to Mt. Kenya (Sirimon Route)
Day 1:09.00 hrs. Depart Nairobi for Nanyuki for dinner and overnight
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.
Mount Kenya 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 chek-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 disance as vehicles may not reach the Bandas. From Chogoria transport is provided back to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon
Mount Kenya Climb Sirmon Out Naro Moru 5 Days
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).
Hike Shimpton's camp (4200m) for overnight (5 to 7 hrs hike)
Attempt on point Lenana at 0300 hrs and descend leisurely to Met Station for dinner and overnight.
Descend the mountain to Naro Moru town with vehicle transfer back to Nairobi.
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