The Sirimon out Chogoria route has
the most gradual ascent to Point Lenana - one of the
peaks of Mount Kenya - the highest mountain in the
Day 1: Nairobi - Nanyuki
Transfer from Nairobi is at 09:00 hrs
to Nanyuki .A COMPLIMENTARY walking tour to the EQUATOR.
dinner and overnight at Simbas lodge.
Day 2: Sirimon gate - Judmaier
After Breakfast drive to Sirimon Park
gate and trek for 3 - 4 hours to Old Moses Camp (Judmeier)
through a beautiful forest with East African Pencil
Cedar trees, Poducarpus trees and the giant Hygenia
trees. From Judmeier camp you can see the summits of
Batian and Nelion peaks.
Day 3 : Old Moses (Judmaier)
camp - Shiptons camp
This is about a 6 - 8 hour hike
crossing Liki and Mackinders valleys, there is a great
view of Tereri and Sendeo peaks. And also a great view
of Nanyuki town and beautiful terrain. Shipton's camp
has also an excellent setting with the north faces of
Nelion peak and Batian peak. 13kms
Day 4: Shipton's camp - Point
Lenana and then descend to Mintos Camp (Halls Tarns
This hike is about 4 and half hours
hike through some of the most spectacular sceneries like
Gorges valley the Halls Tarns and the Lake Elies at a
far distance. Overnight at Mintos Campisite.
Day 5: Mintos (Halls tarns
camp) to Meru Mt.Kenya Lodge (Bandas)
This hike is anywhere between 4 - 6
hours. This area has spectacular views down into the
Gorges valley with Lake Michaelson and Vivienne falls,
and across on the other side you can see Ithanguni peak,
Rotundu peaks and the Giant Flat -- top Kilingo hill
Day 6: Chogoria gate to
About 6 - 8 hours, on dirt roads
through a thick bamboo forest and tropical forest. The
forest is really beautiful with chances of seeing
wildlife and Columbus monkeys. Transfer to Nairobi
arriving late afternoon.