Day 1: Nairobi -Mt Kenya
Drive 181 km from Nairobi to Mountain Rock Hotel. The Hotel nestles in the heart of the indigenous Burguret forest on the softly rolling slopes of Mt. Kenya. Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Mt Kenya
After breakfast at 8.30 a.m, transfer to Sirimon park gate (2600m) where the mountain crew will be waiting. After brief introductions, the climb starts. A 3 hours walk with lunch on the way takes you to Old Moses Camp (3300m) where the night will be spent.
Day 3:Trekking Mt Kenya
You continue hiking to Shipton’s Camp (4200m). Lunch will be taken on the way. The walk takes about 6 hours. Overnight will be at Shipton’s Camp.
Day 4:Trekking Mt Kenya
Your climb continues surrounding Nellion and Batian via Hansberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn to two Tarn Hut. Two screeds up to (4600m) will have to be passed. Lunch will be at the two Tarn Hut after which the hike continues down to Mackinder’s camp at (4300m). overnight will be at the Mackinder’s camp.
After an early morning breakfat at 4.00 a.m, the trek leads via a steep screed to the Austrian Hut at 4790m. Here there will be a short break with tea and biscuits before the final ascend to point Lenana (4985m) via Lewis Glacier.You descend through the Northern side via Simba Cole to the Mintos Hut (4200m) for lunch and continue down via the Chogoria Route passing the Gorge Valley and Lake Michaelson to the carport.Overnight in the tents (3300m).
Day 6: Mt Kenya-Nairobi
After breakfast, you descend to the Meru, Mt. Kenya Bandas at 3000, where vehicles will be waiting to take you to Chogoria and then to your hotel in Nairobi.
Note: During bad weather conditions, climbers may have some distance to walk towards Chogoria and then to your hotel in Nairobi.