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ESSK 040: Mt. Kenya climb
6 Days Naromoru- Sirimon Route
Day 1: Nairobi – Naromoru – Youth Hostels
Depart Nairobi in the morning accompanied by your mountain guide and drive through the beautiful Kikuyu country side arriving Naromoru ( base of climbing mt. Kenya) in time for lunch. Later transfer to Mt. Kenya Youth Hostels for dinner and overnight. Approximate time 3hrs.
Day 2: Youth Hostels – Met Station
Depart after breakfast and drive to Naromoru Park Gate. After registration start your hike through the rain forest for about 9 km with picnic lunch en route to Met Station (3050m) for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Met Station – Mckinders Camp
Depart Met Station walking through the moorland and along the Teleki Valley with a picnic lunch en-route arriving Mackinders camp ( 4300m ) early evening. Dinner and over night at the camp. Approx walking time 7hrs.
Day 4: Acclimatization at Mackinders
Your day of acclimatization. After breakfast hike to Two Turn – 4500m, then return to the camp for lunch , dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Point Lenana – Old Moses
Wake up early morning ( 0300hrs) and hike to the summit arriving point Lenana (4985m ) around 0630hrs. After a photo session descend down to Shipton Camp for a full breakfast then further down along Mackinders Valley arriving Old Moses late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 6: Old Moses – Back to Nairobi
After breakfast bid goodbye to the twin peaks of Batian and Nelion and descend down through the rain forest for 9 kms to the Sirimon Gate where you get your transport back to Nairobi, making a lunch stop in Nanyuki.
2015/2016 Price: US$1080 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.