4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon route Chogoria, down Chogoria route

4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon route Chogoria  – challenging hike to the summit following straightforward paths while making use of accommodation huts located along the way. This Mount Kenya Climb is designed for those who have a minimum amount of time and who want to reach the third highest peak Pt. Lenana. This challenging, non technical ascent can be made by any healthy person.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Transfer from JKIA/Nairobi Hotel – Mount Kenya – Judimeer Camp

– Driving distance 4 hrs Nairobi – Nanyuki
– Hiking distance 9 km
– Hiking Hours 3 – 4 hrs
– Distance above sea level 3300m

Day 2. Judimeer Camp – Shipton’s camp

– Hiking Distance 14 km
– Hiking Hours 6 – 7 hours
– Distance above Sea Level 4200m

Day 3. Shipton’s Camp – Point Lenana – Chogoria Gate Campsite

Day 4. Chogoria Campsite – transfer Nairobi.

– Hiking Distance 9kms
– Transfer distance with 4×4 21 km
– Driving hours on a Private vehicle 4hrs 30 minutes

4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon route Chogoria

Descend on a broad track after breakfast through bamboo, and virgin rain forest, meet your vehicle for transfer to Chogoria town and further to Nairobi arriving by 17:00hrs.

Safari Departures: Guaranteed departure, departs with a minimum of 1 person.

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DAY 1: Nairobi – Mount Kenya – Judimeer Camp

– Driving distance 4 hrs Nairobi – Nanyuki
– Hiking distance 9 Kms
– Hiking Hours 3 to 4 hrs
– Distance above sea level 3300m

The day starts with a Pick up from your Nairobi JKIA/Hotel, transfer to Nanyuki Route using a Private vehicle for a 4-hour drive to Nanyuki town. Meet the Mountain crew and proceed further to Sirimon gate, where you will start the Hiking up to Judimeer Campsite. The track from the gate passes through the forest of indigenous trees like Podo Trees, Douglass fire, Cinder, Pine trees, Bamboo and final Health part, Dinner and overnight at the Camp.

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DAY 2: Judimeer Camp – Shipton's camp

– Hiking Distance 14 km
– Hiking Hours 6 – 7 hours
– Distance above Sea Level 4200m

Breakfast at the camp then pack your belonging to start Hiking before 0700am, the cook will have prepared your picnic Lunches and set for the Next Camp. Together with your guide follow the track to Shipton’s Camp arriving later in the evening.

Dinner and overnight at Shipton’s Camp (B, L, D)

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DAY 3: Shipton's Camp – Point Lenana - Chogoria Gate Campsite

– Distance above sea Level 4985m Point Lenana
– Distance above sea Level 2950 Chogoria Gate Campsite.
– Hiking up 3.5kms
– Hiking down Lenana to Chogoria Gate Campsite 26kms

The day starts very early in the morning at 0200am so that we can attempt the summit right on time, have breakfast then leave Shipton’s for 3 hours 30 minutes hiking. Point Lenana is the third highest peak in Mount Kenya and the only one that can be reached by Trekking. Reach Point Lenana in time for Sunrise and have amazing views, on a clear day you will be able to see Mount Kilimanjaro on the southern side and the Indian Ocean shining like the sun is rising.

After enjoying the summit descends down to Mintos Hut for Breakfast, guide will allow you at least one hour to relax before proceeding further to Chogoria Gate Campsite for Dinner and overnight.

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DAY 4: Chogoria Campsite - transfer Nairobi

– Hiking Distance 9kms
– Transfer distance with 4×4 21 km
– Driving hours on a Private vehicle 4hrs 30 minutes

Breakfast at 0600am then leave the campsite for a 9 km walk through the dense Bamboo forest to Vailonyi where you will meet the transfer vehicle to Chogoria Town. Say bye-bye to the mountain crew, with your Guide catch the Private Transport Vehicle Back to Nairobi.

1 Person – US$ 815 per person
2 Persons booked together – US$ 675 per person
3 Persons booked together or more persons – US$ 655 per person

Price Includes:
• Guaranteed price/guaranteed trek on confirmation
• Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
• Accommodations in Camps/Huts whilst on Trek as per the itinerary
• All park entrance fees to include government taxes
• Services of an English speaking professional guide, porters, and skilled cook
• Flying Doctors emergency medical evacuation/rescue insurance cover
• Treated water on the trek
• Government Taxes, and local levies

• Starts, and finishes Nairobi

Price Excludes:
• Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/drinks
• International flights, visa fees
• Personal clothing and climbing gears
• Personal Travel Insurance
• Laundry, drinks, and tipping
• Extra activities offered at lodges or en route
• Any items of personal nature.
• Tips and gratuities for guides and porter

• Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon route Chogoria
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