Mt Kenya Hiking, Mount Kenya Climbing
FTMTK 012 – The Spectacular Mount Kenya
The scenery of forest moorland and glaciers is spectacular on this mountain. As you trek you may meet with colobus monkey, the hog and other mountain wildlife. This walk takes you up the mountain via the Sirimon route which is one of the most spectacular with unforgettable scenes of the diverse vegetation. You will also touch ice and snow on the equator!
Day 1: Nanyuki
In the morning we leave Nairobi driving north accompanied by our mountain guide. After a drive of two and a half-hours we arrive in Nanyuki where we spend the night in one of the lodges at the foot of Mt. Kenya.
Day 2: Sirimon track
A short drive in the morning will take us to the Sirimon track. We start our trek. We walk to Old Moses Camp (5 hours walk). Overnight at old Moses Camp (3,400m).
Day 3: Mackinders Valley
Our hike takes us via Mackinder’s Valley to Shipton’s Camp (5 hours walk). Night at Shipton’s Camp (4,200m).
Day 4: Point Lenana
Early in the morning we climb Point Lenana (4,985m) .On a very clear day we should be able to see Mt.Kilimanjaro in the South. From the top we walk down to the Meteorological Station (6-7 hours walk). Night at the bandas at the Met. Station.
Day 5: Nairobi
After a morning walk we drive back to Nairobi where we arrive late afternoon.