7 Day Mount Kenya Conquest - 7 Days

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Day 1
Day 1: Arrival day, Naro Moro River Lodge.

Today you will be meet and greet at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on arrival. You will be transferred to the Naro Moro River Lodge where you will receive a detailed briefing by your climb manager as well as checking your equipment.

Accommodation: Naro Moro River Lodge..

Included Meals: None.

Included Drinks: None.

Included Highlights:

  • Meet and Greet on arrival at Jomo kenyatta Airport.
  • Transfer to the .
  • Pre-departure Briefing.

Day 2
Day 2: Nairobi – Sirimon gate- Old Moses camp. ( 3,300m) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 680 ascent.

After pick up in Nairobi,drive to Nanyuki town for lunch crossing the equator en route to the Sirimon Park gate (2660m). From the gate, we trek up thro magnificent montane forest, bamboo and giant heather zone before reaching the high altitude moorland and our first hut (Old Moses camp 3,300m) for dinner and overnight.This is a gentle trek that takes 3 – 4 hrs gaining an elevation of 680m.

Accommodation:

Included Meals: All meals during the climb.

Included Drinks: Drinks on the hike (potable water, tea, coffee & hot chocolate).

Included Highlights:

  • Breakfast at Naro Moro River Lodge..
  • Transfer to Mount Kenya.

Day 3
Day 3: Old Moses – Shipton camp (4200m). 7 hrs, 14km, 900m ascent

After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking right at the junction. After a water break, you continue on the track crossing Ontulili River before turning right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North River and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the Shipton Camp.This camp is a surreal setting below the towering peaks and glacier. Resident population is of Rock hyrax and sun birds.

Accommodation:

Included Meals: All meals during the climb.

Included Drinks: Drinks on the hike (potable water, tea, coffee & hot chocolate).

Day 4
Day 4: Shipton Camp – Acclimatisation Day

For better acclimatization you can take a rest day at t Shipton camp. Short walks / day hikes are possible on the summit climb to Oblong and Hausberg tarns gain an elevation of 370m before returning to the camp for lunch. Afternoon is at leisure.

N.B: Climbing high and sleeping low is excellent for acclimatization – but you can do that almost as well touching in the sun watching the eagles!,

Accommodation:

Included Meals: All meals during the climb.

Included Drinks: Drinks on the hike (potable water, tea, coffee & hot chocolate).

Day 5
Day 5: Shipton – Point Lenana(4,985m)- Mt Kenya Bandas (2,900m) 11-12 hrs, 785 ascent, 2,085 descent.

Kick off at 3 am and reach point Lenana in time for the African Sunrise.

The climb starts on frozen scree and continues on a rocky track with some very minor scrambling. with a good moon you barely need a torch. Without a Moon then the pollution-free sky bangs on the ground giving you as going a view of the Stars as almost anywhere on Earth.

The climb takes 3-4 hours and to add to the exhilaration, Mt Kilimanjaro is also visible from the horizon.

Descend to Minto`s hut for full breakfast. After a short rest descend further to Mt Kenya Bandas along the Gorges valley where you can enjoy good views of the Temple, Lake Michaelson, Mushroom rocks and Giant billiards table Mountain.

Dinner and overnight at the Mt Kenya Bandas. Here can enjoy log fires, hot showers and bed at the Bandas.

Accommodation:

Included Meals: All meals during the climb.

Included Drinks: Drinks on the hike (potable water, tea, coffee & hot chocolate).

Day 6
Day 5: Meru Bandas- Chogoria town. 2 hrs, 10km - Nairobi.

After breakfast, descend on a broad track through bamboo and virgin rainforest to meet vehicle for transfer to Chogoria town and further to Nairobi arriving by 17:00 hrs.

Accommodation: Swiss International Lenana Mount Nairobi.

Included Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

Included Drinks: None.

Included Highlights:

  • Transfer to the Swiss International Lenana Mount Nairobi.

Day 7
Day 7: Airport transfer - End of Tour.

After breakfast at the Jacaranda Hotel you will be transferred to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your onward journey to your next destination.

Accommodation: None.

Included Meals: Breakfast.

Included Drinks: None.

Included Highlights:

  • Breakfast at Swiss International Lenana Mount Nairobi.
  • Transfer to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
  • End of Tour.

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Price From USD $ 3,400/person sharing
3,400
Total $ 3,400 USD

Trip Facts

  • Trekking Expedition
  • 7 Day Mount Kenya Conquest
  • 7 Days/6 Nights
  • Nairobi
  • Nairobi
  • Lodge & Camp
  • Transfers, Hiking
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