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  3. 6 DAYS 5 Nights MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING SAFARI
Mar 2021
1 Monday
Mar 2021
6 Saturday
Travel Package

6 DAYS 5 Nights MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING SAFARI

Trip Begins Mar 01
Group Destinations
Trip Begins
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Trip Ends
Trip Ends Mar 06
Group Language
English
Min / Max Group Size
4 - 25 people
Min Group Size by
Sep 23, 2020
Travel Distance
Local
Recommended Ages
18 +
Trip Duration
6 days, 5 nights
Mar 2021
1 Monday
Mar 2021
6 Saturday
Land Package Cost
1505 USD
Accommodations
Included in Price
Flights
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About Group

Sirimon - Naro Moru with peak circuit route

6 Days

Distance: 60km | Difficulty: Demanding  | Start/Finish: Nairobi

Group Creator

Martin Ngugi

Hi Everybody, My name is Martin Ngugi, and I live in Nairobi in Kenya. I speak English, Kikuyu, Gikuyu and Swahili, Kiswahili. I'm interested to visit New Zealand, Vietnam, Venezuela, Mongolia, Maldives, and would like to meet people who join JIZO groups based on our similar likes. Thanks!

Hi Everybody, My name is Martin Ngugi, and I live in Nairobi in Kenya. I speak English, Kikuyu, Gikuyu and Swahili, Kiswahili. I'm interested to visit New Zealand, Vietnam, Venezuela, Mongolia, Maldives, and would like to meet people who join JIZO groups based on our similar likes. Thanks!

Group Members

1 participant from 1 country

Martin Ngugi

Nairobi, Kenya
Hiking, Cooking, swimming, Travel Adventure
Group
completed

Travel Map

Trip Begins Mar 01
DAY 1
Mon, Mar 01, 2021
1
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya, Kenya
Mount Kenya, Kenya

Day 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent
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
Tue, Mar 02, 2021
2
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya, Kenya
Mount Kenya, Kenya

Day 2: Old Moses | Liki North Camp, 10km, 3hrs, 3900m
After climbing through the rain forest to 3993m. We will spend the night at Liki Camp north,B,L,D.
DAY 3
Wed, Mar 03, 2021
3
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya, Kenya
Mount Kenya, Kenya

Day 3: Liki North Camp | Shipton's Camp, 5km, 2hrs, 4000m
The trail proceeds to Shipton’s camp where we will rest in order to acclimatise overnight,B,L,D.
DAY 4
Thu, Mar 04, 2021
4
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya, Kenya
Mount Kenya, Kenya

Day 4: Shipton Camp | Mackinders Camp, 7km, 3hrs, 4200m
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
Fri, Mar 05, 2021
5
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya, Kenya
Mount Kenya, Kenya

Day 5: Mackinders Camp | Point Lenana, 7km, 4hrs | Met Station, 23km, 7hrs
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
Sat, Mar 06, 2021
6
Mount Kenya Forest, KE
Mount Kenya, Kenya
Mount Kenya, Kenya

Day 6: Met Station | Naromoru Gate, 9km, 3hrs| Nairobi
Descend to park gate and transfer to Nairobi,B,L

Trip Ends Mar 06