Mount Kenya Sirimon Chogoria Route 5 days
Mount Kenya Climbing 5 days Ascend from
Sirimon descend at Chogoria in Meru
DAY 1 (OLD MOSES CAMP)
we leave Nairobi to mt Kenya national park gate, taking about 3 hrs drive.
We have lunch at picnic site at 1pm depending on arrival, (inside the park) as we relax.
Trekking begins after lunch to old Moses taking APPROX 3, 1/2HRS hours depending on your pace.
Dinner and overnight at Old Moses Hut (3300m).
DAY 2 (SHIPTONS CAMP)
We have morning breakfast, at 7am then hike up to mackiinders Valley through Moorland.
Lunch will be served along the trek. Approx trekking time: 7 hours. Depending on your pace
DAY 3 (SHIPTONS CAMP)/ACCLIMATIZATION DAY
We spend the day doing leisure treks around the picks in preparation for the summit
Dinner and rest at shiptons camp
DAY 4(shiptons camp)
Early morning wake up call at 3 30am we attempt point Lenana (4985M) at dawn to catch early sunrise. The trek is approx 4 hours. We descend down to mintos camp for breakfast, approx time 3hrs, then further down to road head Camp lunch is severed in between the trek approx time 41/2 hrs. Then down further to bandas camp approx time 2 1/2hrs. Dinner and rest at bandas camp
DAY 5 NAIROBI
Breakfast at 7am, WE TREK down 15km through the forest for pick up by village land rover then drive further to chogoria town further 15km for transfer back to Nairobi.
Price per person For the 5 days USD 750 per person (minimum 2 people)
Group discount of 10 and above 20%
What is included:
• Porters to carry food and luggage
• Park fees & camping fees for clients, guide, porters and cooks
• Accommodation on bandas
• All meals 4meals per day breakfast, lunch, 1st evening tea, appetizers.
supper and 2nd evening tea
-Transport to fro from Nairobi and to base camp using public shuttle
- Personal hiking gear
- Drinks of personal leisure
Consists of the following which are interchanged
Tea, coffee, served with milk, chocolate, porridge.
Bread served with omelets, pancakes, sausages, conflakes/wheatabix, and doughnuts
Passion fruit, oranges, pineapples, bananas,
Nodules served with beans accompanied by whole meal bread and passion juice with salad or French sandwitch served with overcardo and onion salad with hot coffee or mango juice
1st evening tea
Tea, coffee, chocolate served with variety of snacks e.g. high energy biscuits, popcorns, crips, doughnuts
Oxtl soup served with whole bread. Or tomato soup
Spaghetti with backed fish accompanied with meat stew, 2nd night chicken served with rice and African chapatti--- smashed potatoes served with French peas and with a variety of greens.
2nd late tea
Coffee, tea and chocolate served with milk.
NB: gear can be hired IF REQUIRED
Here is a brief list of things you will need for the trek
-Backpack bag for personal gear
-A sleeping bag
- A good pair of comfortable walking boots which are reasonably stiff or
-Other shoes which have plenty of ankle support. [Sneakers at the campsite]
-A waterproof jacket (waterproof trousers are advisable)
-warm woolen socks 3 pairs
-A spare set of warm clothes e.g. warm jumper, warm jacket- waterproof
Shirts nylon material if available, fleece jackets
-Warm headgear [malvin]
-Gloves water proof
-Items necessary to protect you from the sun. [Sun glasses], hat or cap
-snacks to keep moving
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