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Day 3 Old Moses – Likii Hut
Gradual hike through the desolate savannah, avoiding the normal direct trail leading to Shipton’s and following the one going up to Liiki north (3990m )where you will spend the night in a tent. Hiking time is about 4 hrs gaining 700m in altitude. There will be ample time this afternoon to recuperate or walk around the Liiki valley for more acclimatization. Dinner and overnight at Likii north Hut. Approx walking time 4hrs.
Day 4 Liiki Hut – Shipton Camp
Depart after an early breakfast emerging from Likii Valley over a ridge to a steep descend into Mackinder Valley where you join the normal route from Old Moses camp arriving Shipton camp (4200m) for a hot lunch. Dinner and overnight at the camp. Approx walking time 4hrs.
Day 5 Shipton – Kami
Depart after breakfast and walk to Kami camp (4500m ) for lunch dinner and overnight. Aprox walking time 30minutes.
Day 6 Summit day ( Batian Peak)
Early morning rise at 04:30hrs and ascend to Batian (5199m ) by the North face standard route (technical climb ) which takes about 14hrs up and down. Descend back to Kami Camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 7 Kami – Chogoria Bandas
After breakfast continue with your descend through some of the most spectacular sceneries like the lower Simba Tarn, gorges valley; the Halls Tarn and the lake Ellies from a distance. Proceed to Chogoria Bandas where you will have your dinner and overnight. Approx walking time 10hrs.
Day 8 Back to Nairobi.
After breakfast set on morning walk for 10kms to be met by a 4wd vehicle for your drive to Chogoria where you get your transport back to Nairobi, with a lunch stop at Chogoria. Approx walking time 2hrs. End of services.
2015/2016 Price: US$1940 per person
– Transportation from and back to Nairobi in a shared taxi
– I night fullboard accommodation at Mt Kenya Youth Hostels
– Services of a trained guide and porters
– All camping equipments
– Three meals per day
– climbing equipments
– Sleeping bags
– Other expenses of personal nature such laundry, beverages, bottled water, tips etc.