Climb Mt. Kenya

Mt Kenya of Tanzania

Mt Kenya of Tanzania

Mt. Kenya Trekking

5 days: Sirimon Chogoria Traverse

Day 1: Nairobi to Old Moses
Hiking time: 3 ½ hours
Elevation: 2650 meters to 3000 meters
Details: Leave Nairobi at 8:30 and proceed to Nanyuki, arriving  in time for lunch. After lunch proceed to the park gate to check in. Then follow the track through the rainforest and if you are lucky you might see plenty of game.
Dinner overnight at Old Moses Camp.

Day 2: Old Moses to Shipton Camp
Hiking time: 6 to 7 hours
Elevation: 3000 meters to 4200 meters
After breakfast leave at 7:30 a.m. Follow the trail up; leaving the rainforest behind, you will see a picturesque landscape on the northern side. Hike through Likii valley via Mackinder valley to Shipton Camp. Lunch  is served enroute. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 3: Shipton Camp
Hiking time: 3 hours
Elevation: 4200 meters to 4650 meters
Breakfast is served at 8. This day is meant for acclimatization. Hike to Hausbarg valley and view the  mountain on the western circuit. Descend back to the camp in time for lunch. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp.

Day 4: Shipton Camp to Point Lenana and down to Chogoria Bandas
Hiking time: 3 ½ hours
Elevation: 4200 meters to 4985 meters to 3000 meters
Wake up at 2:30 a.m. for tea and biscuits and proceed 4 kilometers to Point Lenana, arriving at the summit  in time for the sunrise . On a clear day Mt. Kilimanjaro is visible. Descend to Minto’s Hut for breakfast, leave at 10 and descend down to Chogoria Bandas. Dinner and overnight at the Bandas.

Day 5: Chogoria  Bandas to Nairobi
Hiking time:
2 hours
After breakfast  leave camp for the  park gate. Drive to Chogoria town and then Nairobi, arriving  in the late afternoon.

4 Days: Naro-Moru Route

Day 1: Nairobi to Met  Station
Hiking time: 4 hours
Elevation: 2450 meters to 3048 meters
Leave Nairobi at 8 a.m. and drive through the central highlands. Arrive at Naro Moru at 11. Have lunch and proceed to the park headquarters to check in. Hike through the rainforest to the Met Station Camp. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 2: Met Station to Mackinder Camp
Hiking time
: 5 hours
Elevation: 3048 meters to 4200 meters
Breakfast is at 7. Hike 14 kilometers through the Teleki valley to Mackinder Camp. Lunch is served enroute. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 3: Mackinder Camp to Point Lenana down to Old Moses
Hiking time
: 3 1/2 hours
Elevation: 4200 meters to 4985 meters
Wake up at 2:30 a.m. for tea and biscuits and walk the 4 kilometer hike up Point Lenana, arriving at the summit at 6:30 to watch the sunrise. Descend down to Shipton Camp for breakfast and proceed down to Old Moses Camp. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 4 : Old Moses to Nairobi
Hiking time: 2 hours
After breakfast leave the camp for the park gate. Drive to Nanyuki for early lunch. Drive  back  to Nairobi, arriving in the late afternoon.