Climb Mount Kenya - Sirimon/Chogoria
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the best parts of Mt Kenya, stunning
views of the peaks, tarns & fantastic
endemic flora, chance of seeing some
wildlife, arguably the prettiest high
altitude hike in East Africa
1 Mt Kenya/Old Moses
Depart from your hotel after breakfast
and drive to Nanyuki - Sirimon Park
Gate, picnic lunch served at the gate.
After finalizing with park formalities
start an acclimatization hike through
tropical forest to Old Moses Camp,
occasionally enjoying the sighting
of a monkey, a buffalo or even an
1 overnight Old Moses Camp
2 Mt Kenya/Likii North
After breakfast, start the hike of
the moorland vegetation walking through
the picturesque views of the Sirimon
and the Mackinders valleys arriving
at Likii North Hut in the early afternoon.
Lunch at the camp and later an acclimatization
walk around the camp.
1 overnight Likii North Camp
3 Mt Kenya/Shipton's
Start the hike of the steep slope
towards Shipton's Camp arriving in
time for lunch. The giant groundsels
occurring along this route are some
of the spectacular views on Mt Kenya.
Afternoon walk to the Kami Hut returning
later to camp for dinner and overnight.
1 overnight Shipton's Camp
4 Mt Kenya/Austrian Hut
Depart Shipton's after breakfast and
make the peak-circuit navigation to
Austrian Hut. Enjoy views of the Simba
col and the Lewis glacier on the way.
Arrive at the Top hut in time for
a hot lunch. Afternoon at leisure,
dinner and overnight at camp.
1 overnight Austrian Hut Camp
5 Mt Kenya/Meru Mt Kenya Lodge
The highlight of our trip! At 0430hrs,
wake up and have tea & biscuits.
Start the attempt of the summit peak
(Point Lenana, alt 4985 metres), take
photos with the African sunrise, its
possible to see Mt Kilimanjaro to
the West if the weather is clear.
From the Summit of Pt. Lenana, especially
at dawn, the views are spectacular.
Descend down to Mintos Camp for breakfast,
picnic lunch on trail then descend
further down to Meru Mt Kenya Lodge
for dinner and overnight.
1 overnight Meru Mt Kenya
Day 6 Mt Kenya/End
After breakfast depart form Meru Mt
Kenya Lodge & walk through the
spectacular bamboo forest to connect
with your 4x4 vehicle to Chogoria
town and then drive on to Nairobi.