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