5 Days Sirimon - Chogoria Route

Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. The highest peaks of the mountain are Batian (5,199 metres (17,057 ft)), Nelion (5,188 metres (17,021 ft)) and Point Lenana (4,985 metres (16,355 ft)). Mount Kenya is located in central Kenya, just south of the equator, around 150 kilometres (93 mi) north-northeast of the capital Nairobi. Mount Kenya is the source of the name of the Republic of Kenya.

Day by Day Itinerary

4 Days Sirimon- Chogoria Route


Day 1 : Nairobi- Nanyuki

Leave Nairobi accompanied by our mountain guide arriving at Nanyuki in time for lunch. Afternoon is spent in Nanyuki acclimatizing and walking a long the mount kenya region visiting the mau mau caves, where the freedom fighters use to hide during the 2nd world war. Dinner and overnight in a hotel in Nanyuki.

Day 2 :Nanyuki- Old Moses camp

After breakfast, drive to the sirimon park gate and begin your 5 hours hike to Old Moses Camp, 3,330m above sea level for meals and overnight at the hut.

Day 3: Old Moses Camp- Shipton Camp

After breakfast, walk from Old Moses camp via Mackinders Valley to Shipton Hut (4,200m). Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 4: Shipton Point- Lenana- Mintos Hut- Chogoria Bandas

Wake up very early in the morning around 2.30 hours ready to hike to point Lenana (4,985m). on a clear day, we should be able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro to the south, Mt. Elgon to the west and the Indian Ocean to the East. After point Lenana, descend to Mintos (4,250m) for breakfast then proceed to Road-head for lunch and then to chogoria Bandas for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Chogoria Bandas-Nairobi

After breakfast, an early walk will take us to Chogoria gate thssen to Chogoria town for lunch and transfer back to Nairobi arriving in the late afternoon having conquered Mt. Kenya.

NB:
Please NOTE that the last 32km stretch from Chogoria Bandas to the Park gate can be walked half way and half , there is a Jeep whose cost can be shared between the available clients. This is optional and can be arranged by the guide {the cost is not included in the package}

 

Inclusions
  • Transport in a safari-designed vehicle
  • All park entrance fees
  • Full board accommodation whilst on safari
  • Services of our professional driver/guide
Exclusions
  • Transport in a safari-designed vehicle
  • International air transportation to and from Nairobi
  • Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
  • Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements
  • Drinks
  • Cultural visits e.g. To Maasai villages
  • Hotel accommodation in Nairobi before and after the safari