6 Days Mt Kenya: In Sirimon Out Chogoria
Day 01: Drive from Nairobi to Nanyuki through the central highlands and arrive at Nanyuki in the early afternoon for an acclimatization walk to the Equator line. Dinner and overnight at Simbas Lodge (budget hotel).
Day 02: After a late breakfast, drive to the Sirimon park gate (45 minutes) where the trekking starts. Walk for 9 km to Old Moses hut (3300 m). Dinner and overnight at the huts.
Day 03: Start for day at 07.00 am and walk through the Ontulili valley, Liki Valley and the Mackinders valley to Shipton's huts (4200 m), arriving in the late after noon. Dinner and overnight at the huts.
Day 04: Spend that day at Shipton hut and walk to the Hausberg col (4650 M) for acclimatization hike and then descend back to Shipton huts for dinner and overnight.
Day 05: Wake up at 02.30 am, and after a cup of tea, start the summit ascend arriving on top of point Lenana (4985 m) at around 06.15am for the sunrise. On a very clear day, one is able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro. After the photographic session, descend to Mintos for breakfast and then further down to Meru Mt.Kenya lodge bandas for dinner and overnight.
Day 06: After breakfast, descend for 15 km through the bamboo forest to where you get the 4WD vehicles waiting for you and then drive down to Chogoria town. From Chogoria town you board transport back to Nairobi where you arrive in the late afternoon.
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