8 DAYS MT KENYA

The beauty of Mt Kenya

DAY 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki

Depart Nairobi at 9:00am and drive north to Nanyuki town for lunch. Afternoon spent at leisure with a short acclimatization walk to the equator line. Stay at Sportmans Arm hotel, Fairmount Mount Kenya Safar Club, Olepang Farm, Sweetwaters Serena Camp, Le Rustique, Narumoru River Lodge, Maiyan Villas, The Great Circle Lodge or any other hotel / lodge of choice.

DAY 2:Nanyuki – Old Moses

After breakfast, transfer to Sirimon gate 2600m where the trekking starts. Hike for 3-4hrs through the rain forest to Old Moses camp (3300m) for dinner and overnight. Zebras, Buffaloes, Baboon and White and Black colubus monkeys can be seen on this trail.

Day 3:Old Moses – Likii North

After breakfast, hike for 4 hrs to Liki North hut (3903m) for lunch. Explore this scenic valley in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

DAY 4:Likii North – Shiptons

After breakfast, hike for 4hrs to Shiptons camp (4200m), enjoying the views of the moorland with different types of mountain plants and flowers complimenting the awesome hike. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

Day 5: Shiptons – Austrian Hut

After breakfast, take the summit circuit pass via hauseberg col and the Arthur’s seat down to American camp before going up to Austrian hut (4790m) for lunch. Explore the remaining glaciers in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

DAY 6:Austrian – Pt Lenana – Lake Michealson

Summit Pt. Lenana(4985m) at 5:30am. After sunrise, descend back to the camp for breakfast. Descend down Lake Michealson camp (3800m) for lunch. Explore this scenic site in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in the camp.

DAY 7: Lake Michealson – Bandas

After breakfast, hike out of the gorges valley and descend to Meru Mt Kenya lodge for lunch. After a hot shower, look out for the elephants and buffaloes grazing around the lodge. Dinner and overnight in the lodge.

DAY 8: Bandas – Nairobi

After breakfast, descend through the bamboo forest and a bit of the rain forest to 10km mark where you will meet the jeep and drive you down to Chogoria village. Drive back to Nairobi or to the next destination.