MT KENYA EXPEDITION
September 1 @ 8:00 am - September 4 @ 5:00 pm
This is most popular of all the routes that lead up to the Mountain. It is the most friendly and the fastest way up Mt Kenya- Lenana peak . The route offers best Climate and terrain for adventurous hikers.
Below is our itinerary as we prepare to summit Lenana peak in style .
Day 1: Nairobi -Sirimon gate (2700m- 3300m)
After pick up in Nairobi drive to the Sirimon park gate. From the gate, we trek up thro magnificent montane forest zone before reaching the high altitude moorland and our first cabins-Old Moses camp for dinner and overnight.This is a gentle trek that takes 3 – 4 hrs .
Day 2: Old Moses – Shipton camp (4,200m).5-7 hrs.
After breakfast we begin another forking trek from old Moses camp to Shipton camp. The trail takes one through scenic Leakey North and Mackinder’s valley separated by sparkling crystal clear streams that flow from Batian and Leon peaks. At 12:00pm enjoy bush lunch at scenic Leakey North Valley as we admire Nelion and Batian peaks from a distance.Proceed with our expedition till we arrive in Shipton for dinner and bed rest as we prepare to summit.
Day 3: Shiptons – Pt Lenana (4,985m) .
Leave at 0300 hrs for predawn summit attempt, trekking for 3-4 hours across bare rock and scree slopes characteristic of the alpine region up to Pt. Lenana (4985m), the hikers summit, arriving in time to catch the African sunrise. Later descend to Shiptons camp for breakfast.
After breakfast, begin a 5 hour descent via Mackinder`s valley to the Old Moses camp (3,300m). The descent is gentle and it offers ample time to enjoy fascinating scenery which includes the moorlands before reaching the
camp. Dinner and overnight at Old Moses camp.
Day 4: Old Moses (3,300m) – Nairobi. 2 hrs.
After early morning breakfast, descend for 3 hours through the rain forest to the Sirimon Park gate to catch a vehicle for the return journey to Nairobi arriving early evening.
Package : 35500/pp (citizen)
porters and cooks
transfer to and from the park
meals while on the mountain -breakfast, lunch & dinner
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