6 Days Mt Kenya Climbing Chogoria Sirimon Route

Destination: Mount Kenya National Park.

Accommodation: Mountain Hut, shared Camping tents

  • Day 01: You will be picked by our representative on arrival at the airport of fro your Nairobi hotel for a drive to Chogoria town. At Chogoria, you will pick your Mountain guide, cook and porter and do some shopping. You will also have lunch. Later proceed with a vehicle through the forest to a drop of point where you will start your hike. A 4×4 vehicle will be required on this stretch. On arrival at the gate, you will check in at your bandas or camp. As your cook prepare dinner.

    Meals and overnight:  Meru Mt Kenya Bandas/ Campsite

    Day 02: You will start your day at 0700hrs by ascending the Chogoria trail up to roadhead when you divert to Mugi Hills 3541m for acclimatization ascent and descend to Lake Ellis. Lunch will be en route by your cook

    Meals and overnight: Lake Ellis Campsite.

    Day 03: After breakfast, you will start a gradual hike to Minto/Hall tarn camp at 4300m for overnight. Lunch will be served en route as this is a 7-8hrs trek. Upon arrival, there are very picturesque points of interest to see including hall tarn, the Gorges

    Meals and overnight: Mintos Campsite

    Day 04: 0200hrs, you will have a morning tean and some snacks as you head out to attempt Pt.Lenana. This pre-down attempt is the most rewarding experience for those who make it to the summit in time for the sunrise. Later after sunrise, you will descend to Mackinder camp 4200m for overnight (5hrs) for breakfast and the rest of the day at Leisure.

    Meals and overnight: Mackinder camp

    Day 05: 0800hrs, after breakfast, depart for a summit circuit via Hausberg Col. to Shiptons Camp for an early lunch. Later descend leisurely to Old Moses Camp for overnight (7 hrs).

    Meals and overnight: Old Moses Camp.

    Day 06: You will have a walk through the Sirimon forest to connect with your transfer vehicle at Sirimon gate (3 hrs). You will drive to Nanyuki town where you will say goodbye to the guide and porters and thereafter have lunch. You will then proceed to Nairobi arriving in early evening for a drop off at your pick up point or be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

  • Cost Includes:

    • Transport from Nairobi and back
    • All Park fee and camping fee
    • 03 meals a day prepared by your cook
    • Mountain guide, cook and porters
    • Accommodation in mountain huts or tents
    • Camping gear excluding sleeping bag
    • 4×4 vehicle on the first day
    • 24hrs emergency evacuation services


    Cost excludes:

    • Drinks and beverages not prepared by the cook
    • Personal hiking and climbing gears
    • Travel insurance
    • Gratuities and tips
    • Towels, toiletries and personal effects
    • Any item of personal use
    • Sleeping bags
    • Anything else not mentioned above

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