mt kenya trek sirimon-chogoria 4 day

4 day mount kenya peak circuit climbing sirimon down chogoria route

4 day mount kenya peak circuit- climbing sirimon down chogoria route

Day 1: Nairobi/ Sirimon/ Judmaier Camp [Old Moses Camp] 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent
4 day mount kenya peak circuit climbing sirimon down chogoria route

4 days mount kenya climbing sirimon down chogoria route

Leave Nairobi at 7.30am to Nanyuki town for lunch, through the fertile land in kenya 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 Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight

Day 2: Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 17km, 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: Shiptons/Point Lenana/Mount Meru Bandas (Chogoria Gate) 11-12hrs, 32km, 785m ascent

Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving Mount Kenya point Lenana (6km from Shipton Camp) at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs.After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos hut (6km), 2hrs, for breakfast and 20km, 4-5hrs further down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m, for dinner and overnight on Mount Kenya camps/ bandas

Day 4: Chogoria Bandas/Chogoria/Nairobi

Descend 2hr, 15km to Chogoria through a tropical rain forest.Clearance to catch a 4×4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi.Next destination

4 day mount kenya peak circuit climbing sirimon down chogoria route

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