Mount Kenya Climbing  Sirimon-Chogoria Route 7 Days

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 7 Days

Day 01: Nairobi -Sirimon Park Gate

You will be picked from your Nairobi hotel or on arrival at the Airport by our representative and after the safari briefing drive north past Nanyuki town to Mt. Kenya Sirimon Park Gate where the hiking start. You will have a brief stopover in Nanyuki for shopping and lunch and pick your porters and guides. You will hike to Old Moses (3300m).

Day 02: Old Moses Hut (Camp) – Shiptons Camp

After an early breakfast you will ascend to Shiptons Camp (4,200m) via Mackinder’s Valley with picnic lunch en-route arriving Shiptons Camp late afternoon.

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 7 Days

Day 03: Shiptons Huts (Camp) – Mackinder’s camp

After breakfast we will hike around the peak through Hausberg valley to Two Turns Huts via western terminal to Mackinder’s camp in Tereki Valley where you will have lunch and time at leisure. You can also decide to camp at American camp at the base of point John.

Day 04: Mackinder’s camp – Austrian Hut

You will have a leisurely breakfast and later on hike up to Austrian Hut (4,750m). You will have lunch at Austrian Hut and later enjoy the sceneries from the top hut as you explore the surrounding

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 7 Days

Day 05: Austrian Hut (Camp) – Mintos hut

An early attempt climbs to point Lenana (4,985m). On clear day you will be able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro on the south. After the summit, you will trek down the Gorges Valley to Mintos hut ((4,300m).) for a full breakfast and rest. Latter in the afternoon after lunch, you will explore the Gorges valley as well as Halls tarn Weather permitting.
Meals overnight: Mintos Camp (FB)

Day 06: Mintos Camp – Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas camp

Soon after breakfast you further descend to Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas (2,800m) via Vivian Fall and Nithi Fall with en-route lunch at Road Head. There is a bar and here you will have a beer with your porters and guide. It’s a cerebration time having conquered the mountain.

Day 07:Mount Meru (Bandas Camp) – Nairobi

You will have a leisure taken breakfast and later you hike down through Chogoria forest and meet with your 4×4 pick up vehicle halfway for a drive to Chogoria town for a lunch. After lunch you will be drive back to Nairobi arriving late afternoon for a drop off at the airport or at your pick up point.

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon-Chogoria Route 7 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.

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