6 days mount kenya climbing sirimon chogoria Route



Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki



Depart Nairobi in the morning accompanied by your mountain guide driving through the beautiful Kikuyu land in central Kenya and arriving Nanyuki in time for lunch. Afternoon walk to the equator for acclimatization. Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel.

Day 2: Nanyuki – Old Moses Camp



After breakfast drive to Sirimon gate (2550 meters) and after a quick check- in, start the hike through the rain forest for nine (9 kms. ) to Old Moses camp (3300m ) for dinner and overnight. Approximate walking time 4hrs.

Day 3: Old Moses – Shipton Camp



After breakfast hike through the moorland heading to Liiki Valley then down to Mackinders Valley with picnic lunch en-route arriving Shipton camp (4500m ) in the late afternoon . Dinner and overnight at the camp. Approx walking time 6/7 hrs for 14kms.

Day 4: Shipton Camp – Acclimatization



Your day of acclimatization. Hike around Shipton peaks (4500m) near the Batian base returning in good time for lunch. Dinner and overnight at the camp.



Day 5: Point Lenana – Chogoria



Early morning departure (0300hrs) for a 3hrs walk to the summit (Point Lenana at 4985m) arriving approx 0630hrs. Enjoy the scenery with the sun rise and after taking your photos descend to Mintos Hut for full breakfast. Then further descent through the beautiful gorges and Lake Elies at a far distance. Proceed to Chogoria Banda (Mt. Kenya Lodge 2900m) for dinner and overnight. Approx walking time 12hrs.

Day 6: Chogoria – Back to Nairobi



After breakfast set on a morning walk for 15 kilometers to meet the 4wd vehicle which will take you to Chogoria where you will have your lunch, then you will get transport back to Nairobi.

6 days mount kenya peaks sirimon Chogoria peak circuit


Day 1: Nairobi/ Sirimon/ Judmaier Camp [Old Moses Camp] 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent

Leave Nairobi at 7.30am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight 6 days mount kenya peaks sirimon Chogoria peak circuit

Day 2: Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 17km, 900m ascent

After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m

Day 3: Shipton Camp

Spend the day acclimatizing. Walk to Kami Hut down to Hauseberg Lakes (Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn). Walk back to Shipton for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Shiptons/Point Lenana/Mintos Hut ascent

Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving Mount Kenya point Lenana (6km from Shipton Camp) at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos hut (6km), 2hrs, for breakfast and 20km, 4-5hrs further down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m, for dinner and overnight on Mount Kenya

Day 5: Mintos Hut - Chogoria Bandas 6 days mount kenya peaks sirimon Chogoria peak circuit

descend down to Road head for Lunch and further hrs down to Mount Kenya Bandas, 2950m, for dinner and overnight

Day 6: Chogoria Bandas/ Chogoria/ Nairobi

Descend 2hr, 15km to forest clearance to catch a 4x4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi, 6 days mount kenya peaks sirimon Chogoria peak circuit

Price 840 Per person

6 days mount kenya peaks sirimon Chogoria peak circuit



6 days mount kenya climbing sirimon chogoria Route



Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki



Depart Nairobi in the morning accompanied by your mountain guide driving through the beautiful Kikuyu land in central Kenya and arriving Nanyuki in time for lunch. Afternoon walk to the equator for acclimatization. Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel.

Day 2: Nanyuki – Old Moses Camp



After breakfast drive to Sirimon gate (2550 meters) and after a quick check- in, start the hike through the rain forest for nine (9 kms. ) to Old Moses camp (3300m ) for dinner and overnight. Approximate walking time 4hrs.

Day 3: Old Moses – Shipton Camp



After breakfast hike through the moorland heading to Liiki Valley then down to Mackinders Valley with picnic lunch en-route arriving Shipton camp (4500m ) in the late afternoon . Dinner and overnight at the camp. Approx walking time 6/7 hrs for 14kms.

Day 4: Shipton Camp – Acclimatization



Your day of acclimatization. Hike around Shipton peaks (4500m) near the Batian base returning in good time for lunch. Dinner and overnight at the camp.



Day 5: Point Lenana – Chogoria



Early morning departure (0300hrs) for a 3hrs walk to the summit (Point Lenana at 4985m) arriving approx 0630hrs. Enjoy the scenery with the sun rise and after taking your photos descend to Mintos Hut for full breakfast. Then further descent through the beautiful gorges and Lake Elies at a far distance. Proceed to Chogoria Banda (Mt. Kenya Lodge 2900m) for dinner and overnight. Approx walking time 12hrs.

Day 6: Chogoria – Back to Nairobi



After breakfast set on a morning walk for 15 kilometers to meet the 4wd vehicle which will take you to Chogoria where you will have your lunch, then you will get transport back to Nairobi.