Mount Kenya Trekking
Much more scenic than Naromoru and it is on the drier side of the mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki. Access is adequate and the bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain..
Depart from Nairobi at 9:30am. Drive for 4 hrs to Nanyuki. Dinner and overnight in a Base Hotel.
After breakfast, transfer to Sirimon gate where the trekking starts. Hike for 9km to Old Moses camp (3,300m) for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, hike for 12 km to Shiptons camp (4,200m) for dinner and overnight.
Attempt Point Lenana (4,985m) at 3:30am. After sunrise, descend back to Mintos hut for breakfast. Descend further down to Chogoria park gate campsite for dinner and overnight.
Leave the mountain through the rain forest to Chogoria village. After lunch, connect the transport back to Nairobi arriving by 6:30pm.