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5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing- Sirimon Down Chogoria Route

Day 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmier Camp (Old Moses Camp)
3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent
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,

Day 2: Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp
Climbing-Mt-Kenya-Safari6-7hrs, 14km, 900m ascent
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,

Day 3: Shipton Camp – acclimatization day
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,

Day 4: Shiptons/Point Lenana/Mount Meru Bandas (Chogoria Gate)
6 hrs, 14km, 785m ascent
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,

Day 5: Chogoria Bandas/Chogoria/Nairobi
Descend 2hr, 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,

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Tour price Includes:-
• Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
• Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
• Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
• Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
• All park entrance fees to include government taxes
• Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
• Start and finish Nairobi
• Treated water on the trek

Excluded:
• Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
– Hotel accommodations in Nairobi before and after the trek
• International flights
• Visas to Kenya
• Items of personal nature
• Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

General trekking information and recommended mountain clothing
– Warm, windproof jacket with hood
– Waterproof Jacket and over trousers
– Walking trousers, shirts and pullover
– Warm underwear
– Walking socks
– Good comfortable walking boots
– Training shoes (for evening)
– Gaiters
– Sun hat
– Warm hat or balaclava
– Scarf