Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 6 Days

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 6 Days

Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki

Transfer from Nairobi at 09:00 hrs to Nanyuki town. Visit the Mau Mau caves to learn about Kenya freedom fighters.

Day 2: Sirimon gate – Judmaier camp

After Breakfast drive to Sirimon Park gate and trek for 3 – 4 hours to Old Moses Camp (Judmeier) through a beautiful forest with East African Pencil Cedar trees, Poducarpus trees and the giant Hygenia trees. From Judmeier camp you can see the summits of Batian and Nelion peaks: 9kms.

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 6 Days

Day 3 : Old Moses (Judmaier) camp – Shiptons camp

This is about a 6 – 8 hour hike crossing Liki and Mackinders valleys, there is a great view of Tereri and Sendeo peaks. And also a great view of Nanyuki town and beautiful terrain. Shiptons camp has also an excellent setting with the north faces of Nelion peak and Batian peak. 13kms

Day 4: Shiptons camp – Point Lenana and then descend – Mintos Camp (Halls Tarns camp)

Sunrise Mt Kenya The most rewarding scenery This hike is about 4 and half hours hike through some of the most spectacular sceneries like Gorges valley the Halls Tarns and the Lake Elies at a far distance. Overnight at Mintos Campsite.

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 6 Days

Day 5: Mintos (Halls tarns camp) – Meru Mt.Kenya Lodge (Bandas)

This hike is anywhere between 4 – 6 hours. This area has spectacular views down into the Gorges valley with Lake Michaelson and Vivienne falls, and across on the other side you can see Ithanguni peak, Rotundu peaks and the Giant Flat — top Kilingo hill table. 18kms

Day 6: Chogoria gate – Chogoria

About 6 – 8 hours, on dirt roads through a thick bamboo forest and tropical forest. The forest is really beautiful with chances of seeing wildlife and Columbus monkeys. Transfer to Nairobi arriving late afternoon.32kms or walk half way to take 4×4

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 6 Days

General trekking information and recommended mountain clothing:

-Warm, windproof jacket with hood.
-Waterproof Jacket and over trousers.
-Walking trousers, shirts and pullover.
-Warm underwear.
-Walking socks.
-Good comfortable walking heavy boots.
-Training shoes (for evening).
-Gaiters, sun hat, warm hat or balaclava.
-Scarf, gloves, sun glasses.
-Sleeping bag.
-You can hire some of the equipment available at a reasonable cost.

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 6 Days

The following items are included in the above prices:

  • All transportation to/from the mountain (private)
  • All Park fees.
  • All food while on the Mountain.
  • Accommodation in mountain huts/ camping where applicable.
  • All guiding services
  • Porter support for the climb.

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