Day 1: Nairobi – Met Station (3,050m) – 3/4 hrs
Day 2: Met Station – Mackinders Camp (4,300m) – 5/6 hrs
Day 3: Mackinders Camp – Pt Lenana (4,985m) – Old Moses Camp (3,300m) – 11 hrs
Day 4: Old Moses Camp – Nairobi – 2 hrs
After pick up in Nairobi drive to the naru moru park gate. From the gate, we trek up thro magnificent montane forest, bamboo and giant heather zone before reaching the high altitude moorland and our first cabins( Met Station) for dinner and overnight.
This is a gentle trek that takes 3 – 4 hrs gaining an elevation of 600m.
A short walk to the end of the forest line from where you hike across the
marshy vertical bog of the lower moorlands. Picnic lunch at the Picnic
Rocks before continuing further to Mackinders camp, gaining 1300m in
altitude in about 5 hours. Dinner and overnight – Mackinders camp (4300m)
Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Leave at 0300 hrs for predawn summit attempt, trekking for 3-4 hours across
bare rock and scree slopes characteristic of the alpine region up to Pt.
Lenana (4985m), the hikers summit, arriving in time to catch the African
sunrise. Later descend to Shiptons camp (Sirimon route) for breakfast. After breakfast, begin a 5 hour descent via Mackinder`s valley to the Old
Moses camp (3,300m). The descent is gentle and it offers ample time to
enjoy fascinating scenery which includes the moorlands before reaching the
Dinner and overnight at Old Moses camp.
After early morning breakfast, descend for 3 hours through the rain forest to the Sirimon Park gate to catch a vehicle for the return journey to Nairobi arriving early evening.
> Traverse the mountain from East to North via the Chogoria and Sirimon routes.
> Climb Point Lenana, the highest trekking peak on Mount Kenya.
> Point Lenana on a high of 5199m
– Extras –tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses
Each assignment is a project in its own right – your team, our team and the mountain. The size of our team is directly related to the number on your team. That way we ensure the correct level of attention to you and your safety.