Day 1: Mt Kenya/Old Moses
Old Moses Camp
Depart your hotel after breakfast and drive to Nanyuki. From here it is around 15km to the Sirimon park gate (2700m). Picnic lunch will be served at the gate. After signing in with the park officials we will start an acclimatization hike which will see us walking in the tropical forest, occasionally enjoying the sighting of a monkey, a buffalo or even an elephant. Arrival at the Old Moses (Judmaier) camp (3200 m) late evening.
Day 2: Mt Kenya/Liki North
Likki North Camp
After breakfast, we start the hike of the moorland vegetation walking through the picturesque views of the Sirimon and the Mackinders valleys. Arrival at the Likki North Hut in the early afternoon. Lunch at this camp and later take an acclimatization walk around the camp.
Day 3: Mt Kenya/Shiptons
Start the hike of the steep slope towards the Shiptons camp (4200m) arriving in time for lunch. The giant groundsels occurring along this route are some of the spectacular views on the Mt.Kenya. Afternoon walk to the Kami Hut and later get back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Mt Kenya/Austrian Hut
Austrian Hut Camp
Depart the Shipton’s after breakfast and make peak-circuit navigation to the Austrian hut (4790m). On the way, enjoy the views of the Simba col and the Lewis glacier. Arrival at the Top hut in time for a hot lunch. Afternoon at leisure, dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 5: Mt Kenya/Mt Kenya Lodge
Mt Kenya Lodge
At 4:30 in the morning, wake up and have some tea and biscuits. Start the attempt of the summit peak (The point Lenana, alt 4985m) which is the highlight of our trip! Take photos with the African sunrise and its also possible to see the Mt Kilimanjaro to the West if the weather is clear. Descend down to the Mintos camp (4100m), where we will have some breakfast. Descend further down to the Meru Mt.Kenya Lodge (2700m) where we will spend the night.
Day 6: Mt Kenya/ End
Depart the lodge after breakfast and walk through the spectacular bamboo forest to connect with the 4×4 vehicle to Chogoria town and on to Nairobi.