5 Days Chogoria down Sirimon Route

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MT KILIMANJARO

Its often said that Kilimanjaro is the biggest free-standing mountain in the world us well is the Roof of Africa and one of the largest extinct volcanoes it stand ( 5895M) 19341 feet)

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Nairobi
DEPARTURE TIME
Please arrive at least 1 hour before the departure time.
INCLUDED
Bus-fare
Private Room Accommodations in Self-Tented Camp
Local transportation
Professional guide
Airport Transfers
Mineral Water
Park Entry Fees
NOT INCLUDED
Balloon Trip
Maasai Village

MT KENYA 

Mount Kenya is steep, craggy and with twin summit us well you can do Technical Climbing to the highest Summit,Its the kind of peak mountaineers might conjure up when they dream of serious climbing adventures,Mt Kenya is also second highest than MT Kilimanjaro (5199m)17059feet) 

MT Kenya peak are: Batian 5199m, Nelion  5186m, Lenana 4985m

N/B For both Batian and Nelion you must do the technical climbing to get at really summit

But Lenana is called tourist peak because everyone who comes forces on it. 

GOOD SEASONS FOR CLIMBING MT KILIMANJARO AND MT KENYA

There are two climbing seasons in East Africa Mid-December through Mid-March and Early June through Mid-October for even those who do Mt Kenya technical, Both of these periods are considered dry season.

THE EQUIPMENT YOU NEED TO BRING FOR TREKKING MOUNTAIN

  • Hiking boots
  • Warm clothes
  • Rain gears
  • Warm sleeping bag
  • Back pack
  • Gloves
  • Warm huts
  • Sun glass
  • Walking poles
  • Camel bag
  • Warm pair of socks
  • Head light
  • Rain cover for your back pack
  • Pair of T shirts
5 DAYS MT Kenya Chogoria Route down Sirimon

DAY 1: Nairobi- Mt Kenya Bandas (2,900m) 3hrs, 10km walk
After breakfast pick up Nairobi at your hotel at 0700hrs, driving through agricultural country up to Chogoria town for lunch. After lunch, we take 4×4 and drive up to the edge of the bamboo forest where we start our trekking through the dense bamboo forest for a distance of 10 km to the Mt Kenya Bandas for Dinner and overnight at the Meru Mount Kenya Bandas lodges (2950m)

DAY 2: Mt Kenya Bandas – Lake Ellis Campsite ( 3,600m) 4hrs, 9km
After breakfast and sorting of porter loads we set off up the mountain at a nice and easy pace . A slightly longer walk via Lake Ellis gives scenic views of Mugi, Ithanguni and the Giants Billiards Table, whilst if we follow the river near road head, upstream for about 3 km, the foreground scenery and flora is particularly beautiful. Lunch on the banks of a stream, then it’s time to cut up the left hand hillside to our camp at about 3,600m for dinner and overnight

DAY 3: Lake Ellis – Minto`s Camp. ( 4,200m) 6hrs, 12km
After breakfast leave the camp site and start to hike to Mintos hut via beaten track to follow a ridge up the mountain for about 3 hours to eventually join the tourist track on the normal Chogoria route at an altitude of about 4,100m. Breath taking views over the Gorges Valley and back over towards Ithanguni and the Northern Moorlands. Lunch is served at a small stream crossing, before continuing for a further hour to the Mintos Hut area at 4300m for dinner and overnight

DAY 4: Minto`s – Pt Lenana ( 4,985m)- Old Moses camp. 11-12 hrs 24km,
Pre breakfast and after attempt of the summit starts at 3:00hrs and you hike for about three hours up to Point Lenana (4985m), the hiker’s summit, arriving there in time for the African sunrise and view of Mt Kilimanjaro,after photos Descend to Shipton camp for breakfast your hot breakfast fast After breakfast, begin a 4 hour descent via Mackinder`s valley to the Old Moses camp (3,300m) for Dinner and overnight

DAY 5: Old Moses camp – Nairobi- 2 hrs
After breakfast leave the camp through the tropical rain forest for 2 hours to the Sirimon Park gate where you will catch your transfer to Nairobi arriving late evening.

The packages include

1.All the Transfers to the gate two ways
2. 3meals a day (breakfast,lunch and dinner)
3.Camping tents
4.Mesh tent
5.Sleeping mattress
6.All cooking and eating pots
7.Hot water (coffee,tea,chocolate)
8.Park entry fees
9.Camping fees
10.Rescue fees
11.Porters
12.Chef
13.Guides/assistants
14.Climbing permit
15.Certificate
16.Government taxes

Not included

1.Mountain gears
2.Tips for crews
3.Entry Visa

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