7 DAYS MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING SIRIMON CHOGORIA ROUTE - 7 Days

7 DAYS MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING SIRIMON CHOGORIA ROUTE

7 Days Mt Kenya Trekking: Sirimon – Chogoria Route

This creative Mount Kenya climbing package combines two of the most famous routes up the mountain, Sirimon and Chogoria, producing a remarkably diverse and spectacular trek.

Sirimon coming off the west passes through the dry side of the mountain with its giant trees and rocky terrain, and the descent onto the Chogoria path is exactly different with its lush bamboo and highland forests.

Ascent is on the dry side of mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki.

Mount Kenya climbing In Sirimon Route and Out Chogoria is ideal during the following seasons : Jan to March and July to October.

Access is adequate and the bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain.

Day 01: Nairobi-Mt. Kenya

Meals and overnight: Old Moses Hut/Camp

Day 02: Mt. Kenya

Meals and overnight: Shiptons Huts/ Camp

Day 03: Hike-Mt. Kenya

Meals and overnight: Mackinder’s camp or American camp

Day 04: Mt. Kenya

Meals and overnight: Austrian Hut/ Camp

Day 05: Mt. Kenya

Meals overnight: Mintos Camp

Day 06: Mt. Kenya descend

Meals and overnight: Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas/Camp

Day 07: Chogoria Forest-Nairobi-Departure

Day 1

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).

Meals and overnight: Old Moses Hut/Camp (FB)

Day 2

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.

Meals and overnight: Shiptons Huts/ Camp (FB)

Day 3

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.

Meals and overnight: Mackinder’s camp or American camp

Day 4

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

Meals and overnight: Austrian Hut/ Camp (FB)

Day 5

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 6

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.

Meals and overnight: Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas/Camp (FB)

Day 7

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

7 DAYS MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING SIRIMON CHOGORIA ROUTE - INCLUDES

  • Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
  • Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
  • Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
  • Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
  • Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes
  • Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
  • Treated water on the trek.
  • On completion, successful climb Certificate
  • Start and finish Nairobi

7 DAYS MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING SIRIMON CHOGORIA ROUTE - EXCLUDES

  • Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
  • International flights
  • Visas to Kenya
  • Items of personal nature
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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7 DAYS MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING SIRIMON CHOGORIA ROUTE
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