Mount Kenya Climbing 5 Days Sirimon-Chogoria Route

Day01: Nairobi – Sirimon gate- Old Moses camp
After breakfast,be picked to drive to Nanyuki town for lunch then transfer to the Sirimon Park gate (2660m). From the gate, we trek up thro magnificent montane forest, bamboo and giant heather zone before reaching the high altitude moorland for dinner and overnight. at old  moses camp(3300m)This is a  9km easy trek that takes 3-4 hrs
Day 02: Old Moses – Shipton camp 
After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking right at the junction. After a water break, you continue on the track crossing Ontulili River before turning right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North River and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the Shipton Camp.Lunch en route and then proceed to shiptons camp for dinner and overnight(4200m)
Day 03: Shipton Camp full day”hike high sleep low”
This being an acclimatization day you will hike to Hausberg col gaining an elevation of about 350m before returning back to the  camp for lunch. Afternoon is at leisure.All meals and overnight again at shiprtons camp(4200m)

Day 04: Shipton – Point Lenana-Chogoria gate camp

This being the summit day,You will start at around 3:00am.The climb starts on frozen scree and continues  on a rocky track with some very minor scrambling.The climb takes 3-4 hours to the summit(pomt lenana-4985m) where you exprience an amazing sunrise.Mt Kilimanjaro is also visible from southern side.After photo session Descend to Minto camp  for your  breakfast. After a short rest descend further to Mt Kenya Bandas along the Gorges valley where you can enjoy good views of the Temple, Lake Michaelson, Mushroom rocks and Giants billiards table Mountain.with enough energy you can have a chance to visit the famous Nithi falls.thereafter proceed down to chogoria gate camp/bandas for dinner and overnight(2900m)

Day 05:Chogoria gate-Nairobi

After breakfast,Descent on a rough track for about 10 kms a 2 hours walk through bamboo and virgin rain forest to meet your car to drive to chogoria town and thereafter drive back to nairobi arriving in the late afternoon.

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