Day 1
Leave Nairobi at 6.00 am to Nanyuki, which normally takes 4hrs drive, arriving at 1.00, then proceed to Mt Kenya National Park Sirimon gate, picnic lunch will be provided. After lunch, follow the track uphill for 10 kms forking left at the junction to reach Old Moses camp which is situated at 3,300m.  The ascent from Sirimon gate to Old Moses is 690m.  Dinner/overnight.

Day 2
After breakfast, leave at 8.00 am, follow the directions for the direct route, until you reach the fork after one hour. The track becomes a path, and swings right and south round the head of a large valley, crossing several small streams to reach the crest of the ridge between the  Otulili and Liki North Valleys.  A walk of 3 to 4 hours to Liki North hut at 3,993m.  Dinner/overnight.

Day 3
After breakfast, ascend the west side of the Valley, over a ridge, then down into the Mackinders Valley to meet the direct route, taking one to two hours. From here, follow the  Mackinders Valley to reach Shiptons camp, a total of 4 hours from Liki to Shiptons camp at 4,250m.Dinner/overnight.

Day 4

Wake up at 2.00 a.m., have tea and biscuits, then  leave at 3.00 a.m. for the Lenana summit.  This section is a long, hard slog, and the path is indistinct  in places. Continue walking across a tough scree, until you come across HarrisTarn. From Harris Tarn, continue up the North face of Point Lenana 4,985m, reaching the summit after approx., 45 minutes for the sunrise   at 6.30 a.m.
After enjoying the views and taking your pictures, descend  down to Mintos  hut 4,250m for your overnight.

Day 5
After breakfast continue descending down to Meru Mount Kenya  Bandas above Chogoria, following the Gorges Valley. It will take 5 hours to reach the bandas, Dinner/overnight.

Day 6

 After morning breakfast, continue walking down through the bamboo and indigenous forest to reach Bairunyi to meet up with your transport back to Nairobi.

 

 

COST

2 Pax – $1300 per person

3 Pax – $1250 per person

4+ Pax – $1200 per person

 Includes:
– Transport from and back to Nairobi.

– Park & camp fees/porters/guide-cook/full board on climb

– Sharing accommodation in two-person tents, Mess Tents, chairs and Tables.

Excludes:
– Tips for guides and porters

– Personal effects.

– Accommodation in Nairobi

– Climbing equipment.


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