FIVE DAYS - MT. KENYA CLIMB (L) SIRIMON ROUTE RESERVE

DAY 1

Leave Nairobi by public means accompanied by our mountain guide for lunch. Spend the remaining part of the day acclimatizing due to the sudden change of altitude. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Nanyuki.

DAY 2

Transfer from your Nanyuki hotel after breakfast to the Sirimon gate where the climbing starts. Walk through the rain forest for 9 kms (5 hours walk) to the first hut - Old Moses (35000m) for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 3

After breakfast in Old Moses hut, continue climbing through Mackinder's Valley to the second hut, Shipton hut (4200m) for dinner and overnight stay.

DAY 4

Early in the morning, we climb to point Lenana 4985m (17,058ft). On a very clear day, we should be able to see Mount Kilimanjaro in the south, Mount Elgon to the west and India Ocean to the east. We descend to Shipton camp for main breakfast and soon after, descend to Old Moses for the night.

DAY 5

After breakfast, transfer from Old Moses to catch transport to Nairobi where the tour ends.