Mount Kenya Climbing
NaroMoru Route4 Days 3 nights Trek
Transfer from Nairobi to Naromoru Park Gate where the hike starts, 2600m. Keep to the park track, between the Northern and Southern Naromoru valleys. The trek ends at Met station 3,000m for dinner and overnight rest. (3-4 hrs, 10km)
Met Station – MackindersCamp 5-6 hrs, 10km. Head uphill on the track overlooking Teleki Valley to reach Mackinders Camp, 4,200m. Dinner and overnight atMackinders Camp.
Mackinder’s Camp – Point Lenana – Met Station 8-10 hrs, 11km. Start at 2 am in order to reach point Lenana taking about 4 hr walk by sunrise at 6:30am. Descend down to Mackinders Camp is 2hrs and 4hrs to Met Station for dinner and overnight.
Met Station – Naromoru – Nairobi 3hrs, 9km. Descend takes 9km to Naromoru Park Gate at 2,600m. Transport back to Nairobi.
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Sirimon Route 4 Days 3 Nights Trek.
Nairobi – Sirimon – Judmier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km. Leave Nairobi drive pastNanyuki town to Sirimon Gate, 2440m. From the gate trek to Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight.
Judmier Camp – Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 14km. From Old Moses Camp, crossOntulili River and Mackinders Valley. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m.
Shipton Camp – Point Lenana – Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 9-10hrs, 21km. Leave at 3am arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, about 3hrs. Descend down to Shipton Camp, 2hrs, another 4hrs to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight.
Judmaier Camp – Sirimon – Nairobi 2-3hrs, 9km. After breakfast, walk down through the rainforest for 2 hours toSirimon gate. Transport back to Nairobi.
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Chogoria Route DownNaroMoru route 5 days 4 nights.
Chogoria – Mount Meru Bandas – 4hrs, 16km walk. Pick up in Nairobi and drive to Chogoriaforest gate where the walk starts.
Walk for 16km through the forest for 4hrs to reach Mount Meru Bandas at 2950m. Dinner and overnight at Mt. Meru Bandas.
Mount Meru Bandas – Road Head Camp, 3hrs, 9km. Trek up crossing streamsand gorges valley to reach Road Head Camp 4hrs. Overnight at Road Head Camp at 3300m.
Road Head – Mintos Hut – 4 hrs, 12km. After breakfast proceed to Mintos Hut, 4200m. Dinner and overnight at Mintos Hut.
Mintos – Point Lenana – Met Station – 11-12 hrs, 29km. Leave at 2am to the peak arriving at point Lenana at 6:30am. Descend to Mackinders for breakfast and continue to Met Station at 3000m.
Met Station – Naromoru – Nairobi – 3hrs, 9km. Descend through the rainforest takes 9km to Naromoru Park Gate. Connect with your transport back to Nairobi.
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Extra day for acclimatization is strongly recommended.
Sirimon Route Down Chogoria 5 Days 4 nights
Nairobi – Sirimon – Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km. Leave Nairobi via Nanyuki town to Sirimon Gate. Follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest to Judmaier Camp, 3300m.
Judmier Camp – Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 14km. From Old Moses Camp, cross Ontulili River and Mackinders Valley. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m.
Shipton Camp. Spend the day acclimatizing. Walk to Kami Hut down to Hauseberg Lakes. Walk back to Shipton for dinner and overnight.
Shiptons – Point Lenana – Mount Meru Bandas (Chogoria Gate) 11-12hrs, 32km. Leave at 3am arriving Mount Kenya point Lenanaat 6:30am after 3hrs trek. Descend down viaMintos hut to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m for overnight.
Chogoria Bandas – Chogoria – Nairobi. Descend 2hr, 15km to forest to the gate. Transfer past Chogoria Village to Nairobi.
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Sirimon – NaroMoru with peak circuit route, 6 Days 5 nights trek.
Nairobi – Sirimon – Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km. Leave Nairobi passedNanyuki town to Sirimon Gate. From the gate follow the track to Judmaier Camp, 3300m overnight.
Old Moses – Liki North Camp, 10km, 3hrs, 3900m. Climbing through the rain forest toLiki Camp north 3,993m for overnight.
Liki North Camp -Shipton’s Camp, 5km, 2hrs. The trail proceeds to Shipton’s camp where we you rest in order to acclimatize overnight.
ShiptonCamp -Mackinders Camp, 7km, 3hrs, 4200m. From Shipton’strek passing Hausberg col at 4590m. Ascending to the crest of a ridge Arthur’s and descendto shipton’s camp for the night.
Mackinders camp – Point Lenana, 7km, 4hrs, – Met Station 23km 7hrs. At 2am attempt to reach Point LenanaPEAK by sunrise. Descend down to Met station for dinner and overnight.
Met Station – Naromoru gate, 9km, 3hrs. Descend to the parke gate and connect your transfer to Nairobi.
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