5 Days/4 nights Sirimon out Chogoria
5 Days Sirimon Out Naro Moru
DAYS NARO MORU OUT CHOGORIA
Day 1. Nairobi/Mt Kenya
Depart Nairobi in the morning arriving Naromoru in time for lunch. After
lunch you proceed to Mt Kenya Youth Hostel for dinner and overnight.
Day 2. Met Station
After breakfast, proceed to Naromoru Park Gate and start hiking to Met
Station (3300m). The hiking takes about 3 hrs. Dinner and overnight.
Day 3. Mackinders Camp
Depart Met Station after breakfast and proceed to Teleki Valley arriving
Mackinders Camp (4300m) early evening. Picnic lunch enroute. Dinner and
Day 4. Austrian Camp
Depart at 10:00 am after breakfast ascending along a steep screw to Austrian
Hut (4700m). Covering this distance takes about 3 hrs. Dinner and overnight.
Day 5. Point Lenana-Chogoria
Departing at 5:30 am, proceed through Lewis Glacier to Point Lenana(4985m)
arriving approx. 6:30 am in the morning. After the sunrise, descend down
to Mintos Hut for full breakfast. Later descend along the famous Gorges
Valley to Chogoria campsite. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6. Chogoria- Nairobi
After breakfast, set on morning journey to chogoria (32km).4WD vehicles
are provided but during the bad weather, climbers have to walk some distance
as vehicles may not reach the bandas. From Chogoria transport is provided
back to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon.
DAYS SIRIMON OUT NAROMORU
1: Departure from Nairobi is at 0930
hrs to Nanyuki for dinner and overnight.
DAY 2: After breakfast vehicle transfer to Sirimon gate and hike
to Old Moses camp (3300m) for overnight. (6 to 8 hrs hike).
DAY 3: Hike Shimpton's camp (4200m) for overnight (5 to 7 hrs hike)
DAY 4: Attempt on point Lenana at 0300 hrs and descend leisurely
to Met Station for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: Descend the mountain to Naro Moru town with vehicle transfer
back to Nairobi.