6 Days Mount Kenya Hiking/Trekking/Climbing – Up Sirimoni Route, Down Naro Moru Route
Day 1: Nairobi – Sirimoni – Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp)
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 Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D
Day 2: Old Moses – Liki North Camp
After climbing through the rain forest to 3993m. We will spend the night at liki camp north,B,L,D.
Day 3: Liki North Camp- Shipton’s Camp
The trail proceeds to Shipton’s camp where we will rest in order to acclimatise overnight,B,L,D
Day 4: Shipton Camp – Mackinders Camp
From Shipton’s camp the trail leads to kami hut below the north face of Batian. Continuing west – southwest the trails climbs up switchbacks in the fine snow before reaching Hausberg col at 4590m. We will descend into the upper Hausberg valley and rest at the aptly named oblong and Hausberg tarns. Ascending to the crest of a ridge known as Arthur’s seat we see the trail winding along a beautiful series of rock ledges. We will descend to shipton’s camp for the night,B,L,D.
Day 5: Mackinders Camp | Point Lenana
An early 2.00 am start for an attempt to reach point Lenana before descending to Mackinder’s camp for breakfast then on to Met Station for dinner and overnight, B,L,D
Day 6: Met Station | Naromoru Gate, 9km, 3hrs| Nairobi
Descend to park gate and transfer to Nairobi,B,L