Mount kenya climbing route Sirimon out Chogoria route,Climbing Mt. Kenya to Africa second Highest peak. Mt. Kenya one of the East Africa Mountains that passes along the equator – Climbing Mount Kenya, Sirimon & Chogoria rout
Mt Kenya climb Sirimon out Chogoria route 6 Days
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Mt Kenya one of the East Africa Mountains that passes along the equator.Mt kenya climbing route Sirimon out Chogoria route.
Climbing Mt kenya route Sirimon out chogoria
Mt Kenya!! It may not be the highest Mountain but its one of the best trekking and climbing Mountains with Biodiversity,Beauty and best scneries ever to be found on another Mountain in Africa.It Offers the most reqarding site on sunrise with views of Mt Kilimanjaro ,Kenya coast and Mt elgon at Point Lenana!!!!
ITINERARY FOR CLIMBING MOUNT KENYA SIRIMON-CHOGORIA ROUTE
Mt Kenya Climb – 6 days / 5 nights
Grade:B- moderate. Up to 6.5 hours / 15 miles per day.
ApproximateTrekking Distance: 97 kms
Starts : Nairobi/Ends : Nairobi
Departure Day: Any Day
Accomodation :Standard Lodge at Mountain Base and Tent While trekking
participants MINIMUM: 2 participants
Activities:Hiking and trekking,Tree naming, bird watch , wildlife encounter, photography
and beautiful scenery views
This route has the most gradual ascent to Point Lenana, Minimum 5 days trekking.This is one of the best routes
Why this route: Ascend through Sirimon is easy and descend through chogoria offers you easy and relaxed views
Leave Nairobi at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D
After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m, B,L,D
Spend the day acclimatizing. Walk to Kami Hut down to Hauseberg Lakes (Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn). Walk back to Shipton for dinner and overnight, B,L,D.
Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos hut, 2hrs, for breakfast and further hrs down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m, for dinner and overnight, B, L, D
6 Days Mount Kenya climb Sirimon out Chogoria route – Mountain Kenya After your breakfast, walk for 2hrs, 15km to forest clearance to catch a 4×4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi, arriving at approximately 3pm B,L
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.
Mt Kenya climbing on Sirimon-Chogoria route is one of the popular trekking routes to Mount Kenya, known for its scenic beauty and relatively lower levels of traffic compared to other routes. It starts from Sirimon Gate, located on the northwest side of the mountain, and ends at Chogoria Gate, located on the southeast side. This route passes through dense forests, moorlands, and alpine zones, offering breathtaking views of Mount Kenya and its surrounding landscapes. The trek usually takes 6 days, with extra day for acclimatization to ensure 100% summit success and requires a good level of physical fitness.