6 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

6 Days Sirimon - Chogoria Route


DAY 1: Nairobi Nanyuki
Depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at your hotel in Nanyuki in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery around with acclimatization in the afternoon, dinner and night in Nanyuki base hotel.

DAY 2: Nanyuki-Met Station
Morning spent sorting and organising personal equipment for the mountain trek. After lunch we drive to the road head of the Naro Moru Track, to the Meteorological station. This is a very good day for acclimatization, for we will be sleeping at an altitude of 10,000 ft. A short hike will be taken in the afternoon to help acclimatization.

DAY 3: Met Station-Mackinders Camp
Hike up into the Teleki valley to Mackinders Camp where there is a spectacular view of the main peaks. Walking time approximately 4-6 hours. Overnight Teleki Valley,(14,000 ft.)

DAY 4: Mackinders Camp-Point Lenana-Nanyuki
A pre- dawn start is made to ensure a successful summit bid and to try to reach the summit in time for a clear view of the majestic scenery. After climbing Point Lenana we return to our base camp and then proceed down the gate and onward to Nanyuki for overnight.

DAY 5: Nanyuki-Nairobi
After breakfast you leisurely drive back to Nairobi, arriving at around mid-day.

 

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