Mt Kenya Climb - 6 days / 5 nights
Grade:B- moderate. Up to 6.5 hours / 15 miles per day.
Approximate Trekking Distance: 97 kms
Starts : Nairobi/Ends : Nairobi
Departure Day: Any Day
Accommodation :Standard Lodge at Mountain Base and Tent While trekking
Participants MINIMUM: 2 participants
Activities: Hiking and trekking,Tree naming, bird watch , wildlife encounter ,photography and beautiful scenery views
This route has the most gradual ascent to Point Lenana, Minimum 5 days trekking. This is one of the best routes
Transfer from Nairobi is at 09:00 hrs to Nanyuki .A COMPLIMENTARY walking tour to the EQUATOR. Dinner and overnight at Simba lodge.
Day 2: Sirimon gate to 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 andNelion peaks: 9kms
Day 3 :Old Moses (Judmaier) camp to 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. Shipton's camp has also an excellent setting with the north faces of Nelion peak and Batian peak. 13kms
Day 4: Shipton's camp to Point Lenana and then descend to Mintos Camp (Halls Tarns camp).
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 Ellies at a far distance. Overnight at Mintos Campsite.
Day 5: Mintos (Halls tarns camp) to 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 to Chogoria town
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 4x4.
You can opt for carnivore restaurant dinner for game meat-Price is 40 USD per person ! !
Never give up before reaching the summit !!!!
RATE PER PERSON : 1850 USD
COST INCLUSIVE :
Return transfer Nairobi -Nanyuki/Chogoria-Nairobi
- 3 meals per day while trekking
- 4 days Mt. Kenya trek
- 5 nights accommodation while trekking .
- 2 transfer from Nanyuki/Chogoria- park gate- return
- All government park fees
- 4x4 transport on chogoria route
- English Speaking Mountain Guides and Porters
- Accommodation at Nanyuki Simbas lodge D/B/B
- Mt Kenya T-shirt and Certificate
- Two Man tent.
Exclusive of Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hats , Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf's, Rain Trousers.
Price is exclusive of first and last Night accomodation in Nairobi.
You can hire some of the equipments available at a reasonable cost
NB: We ensure clients get enough and plenty of well cooked food.
Budget hotels in Nairobi
Kenya Comfort inn -Single-Parkside budget hotel Nairobi Kenya
:Standard hotels Nairobi-
Boulevard Hotel and silversprings Hotel
Nairobi Kenya Airport transfers 20 USD 1-3 pax in a sloon car
Group and private prices available trasnport is (with 25-Seater buses and 9 ser tour Vans)
You can extend the climb with a safari either camping or lodge or beach holiday