5 DAYS CLIMBING MOUNT KENYA

DAY 1:NAIROBI-NANYUKI

In the morning, you will be picked up from the airport/hotel depart Nairobi accompanied by our mountain guide arriving at Nanyuki in time for lunch. For the rest of the afternoon, you will spend time in Nanyuki acclimatizing and walking along the Mount Kenya region visiting the Mau Mau Caves, where freedom fighters used to hide during the 2nd world war. Dinner and your overnight stay will be at a hotel in Nanyuki.

DAY 2:NANYUKI-OLD MOSES CAMPSITE

After early morning breakfast, you will prepare to drive to the Sirimon Park Gate where you begin your first five hours of hiking up to the Old Moses Camp. This camp stop is 3,330 meters above sea level. Here you will enjoy the rest of your day, have lunch. Dinner and overnight at the Old Moses camp.

DAY 3:OLD MOSES CAMP-SHIPTON CAMP

You will rise early in the morning, have breakfast and then hike from the Old Moses Camp, through Mackinders Valley, to Shipton camp (4,200m). Here you will explore the scenic beauty and nature that surrounds this area as you view the beautiful topography of the valley. You will enjoy your lunch and dinner meals and your overnight stay at Shipton camp.

DAY 4:SHIPTON POINT-LENANA-MINTOS -CHOGORIA CAMPSITE

You will wake up very early in the morning, around 0230 hours, and hike to Point Lenana (4,985m). On a clear day, you will experience a breathtaking African sunrise and be able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro to the south, Mt. Elgon to the west, and the Indian Ocean to the east. After Point Lenana, you will descend to Mintos (4,250m) where you will have breakfast, and then continue your hike to Road-head where you will stop for lunch. After lunch, you will hike to Chogoria camp where you will stop for dinner and your overnight stay.

DAY 5:CHOGORIA CAMPSITE-NAIROBI

After breakfast, you will hike to Chogoria Gate and then on to Chogoria Town for lunch and your transfer back to Nairobi. You will arrive back in Nairobi in the late afternoon having conquered Mt. Kenya you will be dropped at the airport or at your place of stay please NOTE that the last 32km stretch from Chogoria camp to the park gate can be walked and from there a van will take you the rest of the way. The cost for the ride can be shared between the available clients and can be arranged by the guide {the cost is not included in the package}.

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