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6 Days Nature tour itinerary for kenya: Trek To Summit Circuit Of Kenya's Highest Mountain

Meru, Nairobi, Nanyuki, Mount Kenya

Mountaineering
Mountaineering Tour
Nature
Nature Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour
Trek to Summit Circuit of Kenya

View of the mountain

Mount Kenya-Kenya

Climb Mount Kenya, the second-highest mountain in Africa after Kilimanjaro. Roughly circular, the ancient volcanic mountain attracts throngs of trekkers round the year who come here to reach the heights and also take in the beauty of fascinating high-altitude alpine vegetation, wide range of fauna, and local tribes.

DAY 01

Arrival and Nairobi to Nanyuki

  • Departure from Nairobi at 07:00hrs.

  • Drive to Nanyuki will take three and half {3 ½} hours. Here we meet the crew for the hike. We also replenish our supplies before driving to Sirimon park gate altitude 2,650m a.s.l.

  • Picnic lunch is served while payments and formalities are finalized. We hike for nine km to Old Moses camp 3,300mt a.s.l. for dinner and overnight. Accommodation in the bunk houses in form of dormitories.

DAY 02

Shipton`s Camp

  • After early breakfast, hike to Shipton`s camp through Mackinder`s valley. 

  • Lunch served en route. Elevation attained one thousand {1,000m} to 4,300m a.s.l. 

  • Dinner and overnight in the bunk house.

DAY 03

Acclimatization Day

  • It is an acclimatization day in preparation for the summit ascent. We explore the adjacent cols & ridges neighbouring the camp.

  • The drill is as always to climb high and sleep low.

DAY 04

Point Lenana

  • After a light breakfast at 02:00hrs ascend to our main trekker's Point Lenana for sunrise at 06:30hrs. Short photo session marking the climax.

  • Descend via western side to School hut {Top hut} alt 4,500m a.s.l.

  • Proceed to Two tarn, Oblong tarn to finish the circuit, and then return to Shipton`s camp.

DAY 05

Simba - Bandas

  • After breakfast, ascend Simba col and descend to Halls tarn {Mintos Hut} having a glimpse at the temple.

  • Lunch will be served en route. Proceed to the trail enjoying panoramic view to road head alt 3,300m a.s.l. Final stretch for the day to the Bandas where hot shower awaits you.

  • Dinner and overnight at the camp.

DAY 06

Chogoria Market

  • After breakfast, hike downwards through the rain forest, half way we meet Land rovers to transfer us to Chogoria market. Here we bid farewell to the crew as we embark on our travel to Nairobi.

  • End of trip.

  • 1100 USD Per Adult
  • Transport to & from Nairobi/Mountain.

  • Park fees.

  • Accommodation in the mountain.

  • Three meals a day during the tour.

  • Crew (Guides, Porters & Cooks).

  • Airport transfers.

  • Accommodation in Nairobi.

Meru, Nairobi, Nanyuki, Mount Kenya

Mountaineering
Mountaineering Tour
Nature
Nature Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour
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Stellah Njeri

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