5 Days Mt. Kenya Sirimon route out Chogoria Route with Peak Circuit

• Traverse the Mt. from North to East via the Sirimon routes and Scenic Chogoria routes.
• Climb Point Lenana, the highest trekking peak on Mount Kenya.
• Descend via the quieter and most dramatic Chogoria route

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5 days


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Camping Equipments, Tents And Mats
    • Porter support for the climb.
    • English Speaking Mountain Guides
    • 5 Days on the Mountain Service and Operations
    What's excluded :
    • Tips to Guides and Porters
    • Accommodation in Nairobi before and after trip
    • Personal clothing and equipment (equipment list shared upon request)
  • Day 1: Nairobi (1,795m) to Old Moses (3,300m)
    Leave your Nairobi hotel at 06.30am by private transport to reach Nanyuki at 10.00am. You will link up with the Guide, cook and the porters in Nanyuki, later we will leave Nanyuki10.30am and drive to Sirimon Gate 2650m. Check in and start hiking through the rain forest to Old Moses Camp at 3300m. Picnic Lunch will be served at some point along the way. If you are Lucky you will see big Game Like The buffalo, Elephant, water bucks and other Game, The distance is 9kms and it takes 3hrs. While at the Old Moses camp at 1600hrs you may take a short 1 hr walk just to acclimatize. Diner and overnight at the camp
    Driving Time: 4.5hrs; 3 hrs walking time.
    Meals: Lunch and Diner
    Accommodation: Camping {Inside the Park}
    Day 2: Old Moses (3,300m) to Shipton’s camp (4,200m)
    After breakfast we start the relatively easy hike of the moorland vegetation on the track crossing Ontulili River before turning right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North River and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valleys. Walking through the picturesque views of the Sirimon and the Mackinders valleys arriving to Shipton's Camp at 4200m. Lunch is served on the way. This is a relatively long Day, the distance to Shipton’s Camp from 0ld Moses camp is 16kms and it takes 6 hours.
    Shipton’s Camp. This camp is a surreal setting below the towering peaks and glacier with amazing views of the Northern side of the Mountain.
    Dinner and overnight at Shipton’s
    6 hrs walking time.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Diner
    Accommodation: Camping {Inside the Park}
    Day 3 : Peak Circuit, Acclimatization day / Shipton’s to Austrian Hut (4,790 meters (15,715 ft))
    Breakfast is served at 0800am and later at 0900am start the peak circuit, from Shipton’s camp the trail leads to kami Camp below the north face of Batian. Continuing southwest the trails climbs up to the ridge 4600 meters above sea level, Hike through the Scree before reaching Hausberg col at 4590m. We will later descend into the upper Hausberg valley and rest at the aptly named oblong and Hausberg tarns. Ascending to the crest of a ridge known as Arthur’s seat we see the trail winding along a beautiful series of rock ledges. We will be able to see Mackinders Teleki Lodge, Two Tarn, Nanyuki Tarn and American Camp. We proceed to Austrian camp thus we shall have seen Point Peter, Daton and other Beautiful Scenes. Picnic Lunch will be served on the way.
    Diner and overnight at the Austrian Hut. 4,790m
    6 hrs walking time.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Diner
    Accommodation: Austrian Hut {Inside the Park}

    Day 4: Austrian hut/ pt. Lenana 4,985m/ Chogoria Meru Bandas (2,800m)
    8 hrs, 24kms, 195m ascent, 2,085m descent.
    The highlight of our trip! At 0430hrs, wake up and have tea & biscuits. Start the attempt of the summit peak (Point Lenana, alt 4985 meters), take photos with the African sunrise, it’s possible to see Mt Kilimanjaro Kibo and Mawenzi peaks from the Summit of Pt. Lenana if the weather is clear especially at dawn, and the views are spectacular. Descend down to Mintos Hut for full breakfast, After breakfast descend to Mt. Kenya Chogoria Bandas as you see Lake Ellis, Mugi hills, Vivien Falls and the Giant Billiards table at a distance. Picnic Lunch at the road head and you arrive at the Bandas early evening for a long deserved hot shower, dinner and overnight at the Chogoria Gate.
    8 hrs walking time.
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Diner
    Accommodation: Camping {Inside the Park}
    Day 5 : Chogoria Bandas to Nairobi
    After breakfast descend for a 10kms walk through the bamboo forest, you are picked up by Private transport to Chogoria , Later from Chogoria you bid farewell to the porters and drive to Nairobi, we drive through agricultural country to reach Nairobi at 3pm .
    Over Night a hotel in Nairobi at your own cost But we can arrange
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The Company Representative will have a t-shirt with Company Logo
    Departure Time :
    6:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Arch Treks and Safaris

Activity ID: V-126386P4

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