Spectacular Mount Kenya
this high elevation the scenery of forest moorland and glaciers is spectacular.
As you trek you will meet with colobus monkey, elephant or buffalo. This
walk takes you up the mountain via the Sirimon route which is one of the
most spectacular with unforgettable scenes of the diverse vegetation.
You will also touch ice and snow on the equator!
In the morning we leave Nairobi driving north accompanied by our mountain
guide. After a drive of two and a half-hours we arrive in Nanyuki where
we spend the night in one of the lodges at the foot of Mt. Kenya.
2: Sirimon track
A short drive in the morning will take us to the Sirimon track. We start
our trek. We walk to Old Moses Camp (5 hours walk). Overnight at old Moses
3: Mackinders Valley
Our hike takes us via Mackinder's Valley to Shipton's Camp (5 hours walk).
Night at Shipton's Camp (4,200m).
4: Point Lenana
Early in the morning we climb Point Lenana (4,985m) .On a very clear day
we should be able to see Mt.Kilimanjaro in the South. From the top we
walk down to the Meteorological Station (6-7 hours walk). Night at the
bandas at the Met. Station.
After a morning walk we drive back to Nairobi where we arrive late afternoon.
Circumnavigation of Mount Kenya
1: NAIROBI - NARO MORU
Leave Nairobi for Naro Moru arriving in time for lunch. Drive to the base
hotel where you spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing. Dinner and overnight
at the camp.
2: NARO MORU - MET STATION
breakfast drive to the park gate (2460 m) where the trek starts. The 3
hours walk covers 9 kms through equatorial rain forest. Dinner and overnight
at Met Station at 3,048 m.
3: MET STATION - TELEKI VALLEY
At 7.30 hours in the morning, trek past the vertical bog and beautiful
vegetation e.g. Giant lobelia, Hagenia. Picnic lunch en-route. After lunch
proceed down to Teleki Valley arriving at Mackinders Camp (4300 m) in
the late evening, dinner and overnight at the camp.
4: TELEKI VALLEY - POINT LENANA - MERU MOUNTAIN BANDAS
An early pre-dawn ascent to Point Lenana via the Austrian Hut(4985 m)
through the Lewis Glacier to reach the summit at 6.30 in time to see the
sunrise. We then descend to Mintos Hut for breakfast. Later continue down
along the famous Gorges Valley to the Mountain Bandas. Lunch en-route
and dinner and overnight at the Bandas.
5: MERU MOUNTAIN BANDAS - CHOGORIA - NAIROBI
Leave at 7.30 am through Bamboo forest for a trek that takes 5-6 hours
to Chogoria town. After lunch at the town we are ferried, by safari minibus,
back to Nairobi where the tour ends.