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5 or 6 days Mount Kenya Climbing

It’s a National park and lies at the altitude of about 3000m to5200m. It has glaciers, tarns and peaks. Technical climbers also enjoy to climb at the peaks of Nelion and Batian and normal hikers upto Lenana. There are 3 main routes to the summit, Sirimon, Narumoru and chogoria. Each route has huts or bandas for accommodation. A guide and porter accompanies each hiker. One can use one route up and one route down. An extra day is possible to do the peak circuit.

Option one: Up Sirimon down Chogoria routes
Day 1 – Depart Nairobi. Arrive Nanyuki (base town for Mt. Kenya) afternoon leisure and acclimatize. Dinner and overnight Hotel.

Day 2 – Transfer to Sirimon gate to start your 9km hike to old Moses (Judimere's camp - 3300m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 - Hike 18km from old Moses to Shimptons camp (4200m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 4 – It's a long day, wake up 2am to attempt point Lenana, be at the summit at 6 am. Walk down via Chogoria route, walk down upto meru Mt. Kenya bandas for dinner and overnight.

Day 5– It's a long walk, about 30kms to Chogoria gate to catch your transport back to Nairobi.

Other options:
6 days Sirimon with peak circuit.
5 days Narumoru.
1 day trip to the crest of the ridge-13500ft.
via Narumoru route.


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