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6 days & 5 days Sirimon Chogoria oute

ITINERARY FOR CLIMBING MOUNT KENYA SIRIMON-CHOGORIA ROUTE

Mt Kenya Climb - 6 days / 5 nights

Grade:B- moderate. Up to 6.5 hours / 15 miles per day.

ApproximateTrekking Distance: 97 kms

Starts : Nairobi/Ends : Nairobi

Departure Day: Any Day

Accomodation :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

Your Itinerary

This route has the most gradual ascent to Point Lenana, Minimum 5 days trekking.This is one of the best routes 

Why this route: Ascend through Sirimon is easy and descend through chogoria offers you easy and relaxed views

Climb Sirimon & Chogoria Route on Mount Kenya old moses campDay 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmier Camp (Old Moses Camp)

3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent

Leave Nairobi at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D

Mount Kenya Climbing Routes,Sirimon, Naro Moru, Chogoria shipton camp mount kenya parkDay 2: Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp

6-7hrs, 17km, 900m ascent

After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m, B,L,D

Day 3: Shipton Camp - acclimatisation day

Spend the day acclimatizing. Walk to Kami Hut down to Hauseberg Lakes (Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn). Walk back to Shipton for dinner and overnight, B,L,D.

Sirimon Route out chogoria route Trekking & Climbing Mt kenya Sunrise Mt Kenya The most rewarding scnery  Day 4: Shiptons/Point Lenana/Mount Meru Bandas (Chogoria Gate)

11-12 hrs, 32km, 785m ascent

Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos hut, 2hrs, for breakfast and further hrs down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m, for dinner and overnight, B, L, D

Day 5: Chogoria Bandas/Chogoria/Nairobi

6 Days Mount Kenya climb Sirimon out Chogoria route - Mountain Kenya After your breakfast, walk for 2hrs, 15km to forest clearance to catch a 4x4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi, arriving at approximately 3pm B,L