333 - NARO MORU HIKE
1: Leave Nairobi to Naro Moru arriving at Lunchtime. After lunch
proceed to Naro Moru Park Gate and begin our hiking on Mount Kenya from
this point to the Met. Station a distance of 9 km, which takes 3 hours.
Dinner and overnight.
2: After breakfast continue climbing Mount Kenya with an ascent
to Mackinders Camp for dinner and overnight.
3: Wake up at around 2.30 am and attempt Point Lenana, the peak
of Mount Kenya, via Austrian Hut. After Point Lenana at 4985m escend
down to Mintos Hut for breakfast then continue further down to Mountain
Bandas with picnic lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight at the Bandas.
4: After an early breakfast leave the mountain via the Bamboo forest
to Chogoria village to complete our Mount Kenya climb. After lunch take
your transport back to Nairobi where the tour ends.
Price Per Person = USD $500(MINIMUM 4 PAX)
333 - CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF MOUNT KENYA
ONE: NAIROBI - NANYUKI
Depart Nairobi at 9.30 am for Nanyuki, a journey which takes approximately
3 hours. After lunch walk around this small town or relax in the hotel
preparing yourself for the next few days trekking on Mount Kenya. Dinner
and overnight at hotel.
TWO: NANYUKI - SIRIMON PARK GATE - OLD MOSES CAMP
After breakfast transfer to the park gate where, after checking in,
we commence our hiking on Mt. Kenya accompanied by the guide, cook and
porters. Our trek goes through the rain forest made up of bamboo, rosewood
and other vegetation to Old Moses Camp at 3,300 metres. From the gate
to the mountain hut is a 3 hours hike that covers nine kilometres. Dinner
THREE: OLD MOSES - SHIPTONS CAMP
Our six to seven hours trek takes us through heath and moorland where
wildlife abound and comprise of buffalo, rock hyrax and dik dik. We
reach Shiptons Camp at an altitude of 4,200 m for dinner and overnight.
DAY FOUR: SHIPTONS CAMP
After breakfast you may take an acclimatization hike to Hausberg col
(4,700m) before coming back to Shiptons for dinner and overnight.
FIVE: MACKINDERS CAMP
An early morning start our final phase of trekking on Mount Kenya heading
for Point Lenana (4,985 m) which is reached just before sunrise - this
is an ascent of about 800 metres in three and a half-hours. Descend
via the Lewis Glacier to the Austrian Hut (4,790 m) and continue to
Mackinders Camp (4,200m) for overnight. The descent from Point Lenana
to Mackinders takes about two hours.
After breakfast at 8.00 am we cross the vertical bog to the roadhead
where we are picked up for our transfer to our base hotel for showers
and lunch. In the afternoon we are driven to Nairobi where our hike
Price Per Person = USD $650(MINIMUM 4 PAX)