Safari Overview

5 DAYS  4 NIGHTS

The 5-days Sirimon – Chogoria Route is much more scenic than Naro Moru route. It is on the dry side of mountain (Mount Kenya National Park) which offers some of the finest walking experiences. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. This 5-days Climbing Mt Kenya route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki at Sirimon Park Gate. Access is adequate and the bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain.  

What’s Included

Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
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.
On completion, successful climb certificate

Plan your safari with confidence. Refundable deposits and flexible rebooking terms standard on your African safari.

Excluded

  • Laundry, tips, sleeping bags, drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
  • International flights
  • Visas to Kenya
  • Items of personal nature
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

From USD 1180

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Itinerary

Day 1:

Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp), 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent

Leave Nairobi at 7.30am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate (Sirimon Park 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, L, D

Day 2:

Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp, 6-7hrs, 17km, 900m ascent

After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. Following one hour trekking from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North. Continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks (Nelion, Batian and Lenana). Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m, B,L,D

Day 3:

Shipton Camp – acclimatization day

Spend the day acclimatizing with guided hikes. You will spend the day trekking to Kami Hut and down to Hauseberg Lakes (Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn). Walk back to Shipton for an early dinner and overnight in readiness for the next day’s summit attempt, B,L,D.

Day 4:

Shiptons/Point Lenana/Mount Meru Bandas (Chogoria Gate), 11-12hrs, 32km, 785m ascent

You are awake early in the morning for some. We now leave the camp at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns. The journey lasts about 3 hours arriving Mount Kenya Point Lenana (6km from Shipton Camp) at 6:30am. Trekking to Lenana Peak at 4985m taking about 3hrs or so. Enjoy photographic session and sightseeing from the summit. After the African sunrise, descend down to Mintos hut (6km), 2hrs, for breakfast. Proceed with the adventure hiking for 20km, 4-5hrs further down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m (Mt Kenya Bandas). Dinner and overnight at Mount Kenya Bandas, B,L,D

Day 5:

Chogoria Bandas/Chogoria/Nairobi, 2hrs, 15km

After enjoying your last breakfast, you will walk down by trekking for 2hrs, 15km to forest clearance. The remaining part distance of approximately 16km is by 4x4WD vehicle. Catch a 4×4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi, B,L.

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BUDGET MIDRANGE LUXURY
SAMBURU Samburu Simba

Sentrim Samburu

Samburu sopa

Ashnil Samburu

Saruni Samburu

Saasab Camp

Larsens Tented Camp

MASAI MARA Miti Mingi Camp

Lenchada Camp

Enchoro Camp

Mara Goshen

Mara Jambo

Mara Chui Resort

Mara Sopa

Sekenani

Mara Sweet Acacia

AA Mara Lodge

Ashnil Mara

Serena Mara

Mara Rianta

Entim Camp

Fairmont Mara Safari Club

Sand River Mara

Mara Explorer

OL PEJETA Esiansiki Resort

Regency Mount Kenya Hotel

Comfort Gardens Nanyuki Swwetwaters Serena

Jambo Mutara

Kicheche Camp

ABERDARE  White Rhino Hotel Rhino Watch Safari Lodge

Sangare Gardens

Aberdare Country Club

The Ark

LAKE NAKURU Lanet Matfam

Kivu Resort

Eagle Palace Hotel

Ziwa Bush Lodge

Sarova Woodlands

Nakuru Sopa

Nakuru Flamingo Resort

Nakuru Lodge

Sarova Lionhill Game lodge

The Cliff

LAKE NAIVASHA Taphe Guest Resort

Peppercorn Resort

Panorama Park Hotel

Kongoni Lodge

Sawela Lodge

Lake Naivasha Resort

L.Naivasha Country Club

Enashipai Resort

Kiboko Luxury Camp

AMBOSELI NATIONAL PARK Kimana Camp

Maasai Simba Camp

Amboseli Eco Camp

AA Amboseli

Amboseli Sentrim

Little Amanya

Amboseli Sopa

Ol Tukai Lodge

Amboseli Kibo

Kilima

Amboseli Serena

Tortilis

Elephant Gorge

Tawi Lodge

TSAVO EAST Lake Jipe Sentrim Tsavo

Voi Wildlife Lodge

Ashnil Aruba
TSAVO WEST Kimana Omega Safari Lodge Ngulia Safari Lodge

Salt lick

Kilaguni Serena

Severin Safari Lodge

MERU Ikweta country inn Ikweta safari lodge Elsa Kopje

Kifaru House

DIANI BEACH Pendo Villas

Paradise Villas

Villa Mandhari

Diani Reef

Kaskazi Beach

Lantana Galu Beach

Neptune Village

Neptune Paradise

Baobab Beach

Southern Palms

Diani Sea Lodge

Chale Island

Neptune Palm

Diamonds Lisure Lodge

Afro chic

MOMBASA NORTH COAST Ziwa Beach Resort

Neptune Beach

Travellers Beach Hotel

Pride inn hotel

Bahari Beach

English Point Marina

Pride Inn Paradise Beach Resort

The Reef

Pride inn Flamingo

Voyager Beach

Serena Beach

Sarova Whitesands

MALINDI Saffron Garden Malindi Ocean Beach Resort

African House Resort

Malindi Dream Garden

Sandies Tropical Village

Diamonds Dream of Africa

WATAMU Sea Whispers

Nyumbani Tembo

The one

Lily Palm

Mida Creek

Blue Bay Village

Hemingways

Turtle Bay

Medina Palms

LAMU Shella White House

Lamu Palace Hotel

Msafini Hotel

Peponi Hotel

Kizingo Beach EcoLodge

Shella Bahari

Manda Bay

The Majlis

Kizingo Beach Eco Lodge