Mt Longonot Climb and Mt Kenya Climb Route Sirimon Chogoria Route. A trek to Mt longonot to 9000ft, where a feeling to the altitude go along with the tropical sun and steep slope offers a good acclimatization for climbing Mt. Kenya
Mt Longonot Climb and Mt Kenya Climb Route SIRIMON-CHOGORIA ROUTE
Longonot/Mt Kenya Climb – 7 days / 6 nights
Grade:B- moderate. Up to 6.5 hours / 15 miles per day.
ApproximateTrekking Distance: 131 kms
Starts : Nairobi/Ends : Nairobi
Departure Day: Any Day
Accomodation :Standard Lodge at Mountain Base and Tent While trekking
Parks:Mt Kenya National Park and Longont Park
participants MINIMUM: 2 participants
Activities:Hiking and trekking,Tree naming, bird watch , wildlife encounter ,photography and beautiful scenery views
Transfer from Nairobi is at 09:00 hrs to Nanyuki .A COMPLIMENTARY walking tour to the EQUATOR. dinner and overnight at Simbas lodge.
After Breakfast drive to Sirimon Park gate and trek for 3 – 4 hours to Old Moses Camp (Judmeier) through a beautiful forest with East African Pencil Cedar trees, Poducarpus trees and the giant Hygenia trees. From Judmeier camp you can see the summits of Batian andNelion peaks: 9kms
This is about a 6 – 8 hour hike crossing Liki and Mackinders valleys, there is a great view of Tereri and Sendeo peaks. And also a great view of Nanyuki town and beautiful terrain. Shipton’s camp has also an excellent setting with the north faces of Nelion peak and Batian peak. 13kms
This hike is about 4 and half hours hike through some of the most spectacular sceneries like Gorges valley the Halls Tarns and the Lake Elies at a far distance. Overnight at Mintos Campisite.
This hike is anywhere between 4 – 6 hours. This area has spectacular views down into the Gorges valley with Lake Michaelson and Vivienne falls, and across on the other side you can see Ithanguni peak, Rotundu peaks and the Giant Flat — top Kilingo hill table. 18kms
About 6 – 8 hours, on dirt roads through a thick bamboo forest and tropical forest. The forest is really beautiful with chances of seeing wildlife and Columbus monkeys. Transfer to Nairobi arriving late afternoon.32kms or walk half way to take 4×4.
You can opt for carnivore restaurant dinner for game meat-Price is 40 USD per person
Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hats , Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf’s, Rain Trousers.Price is exclusive of first and last Night accomodation in Nairobi.
You can hire some of the equipments available at a reasonable cost
NB: We ensure clients get enough and plenty of well cooked food.
Typical menus include:
Breakfast – fruit, fruit juice, hot chocolate, coffee, tea, oats or muesli, egg, sausage, toast, margarine, honey and jam. Lunch – soup, chips, sandwiches, hot tea, coffee and chocolate, biscuits, pancakes with honey or jam, fruit.
A picnic lunch would have a salad, sandwiches with meat, jam or peanut butter, juice, fruit and biscuits and/or chocolate.
Supper – soup, cooked meat or vegetarian meal, fruit, variety of hot drinks.
You can extend the climb with a safari either camping or lodge or beach holiday