Hiking-Tours
       Mount Kenya
       Mount Meru
       Kilimanjaro
       Maasai Trekking
     
    Safaris
       Loita Hills
       Safaris in Tanzania
       Safaris in Kenya
   
    Individual Services
    Our prices
    Contact
 
Polish team "On the way to the highest peaks of Africa"
  Mount Kenya TREKKING (Sirimon-chogoria route)
 

 

Day1
Meet upon arrive at Airport pick up and drive to Meridian court for over night.  

Day 2
Vehicle transfer to the mountain soon after breakfast together with the guide and porters. The drive to Sirimon Park gate (2600m) takes less than 2 hours. En route to the mountain you could have a brief stopover at the equator crossing. After completion of park entry formalities and lunch, you begin a 3-4 hour hike through montane forest, bamboo, and rosewood and heather zones to Old Moses camp (3300m). The forest and bamboo are home to hundreds of buffaloes, elephants, bushbucks and a plethora of bird species.

Dinner and overnight at Old Moses Camp (3300m)

Day 3
After an early breakfast at 0700hrs, commence a 6-7 hours trek through the sprawling moorlands d up to the Shipton's hut (4200m). The hike provides opportunities for fascinating views of unique  moorland plants and scenery but is also a test on your individual endurance.You gain good acclimatization as you cover an altitude. Range of 900m. Lunch stop is at a vantage point on the Mackinder valley. Dinner and overnight at Shipton's Camp (4200m)

Day 4
Start predawn summit attempt at 0300 hrs, hiking for three hours up to Pt. c (4,985m), the hikers summit, arriving there in time to see the African sunrise. From Pt. Lenana you have good views of Pt. Nelion (5188m), Pt. Batian (5199m) and other surrounding peaks, and on a clear day the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro can be seen protruding from the sky over 340km to the south. From the summit descend to Mintos/Hall tarn campsite (4,300m) for breakfast then relax for the rest of the day.

 Interested persons can explore the Gorge's valley. Dinner and overnight at Mintos campsite

Day5
After breakfast, begin a 5-6 hour descent to Meru Mount Kenya cabins situated at the Chogoria Park gate (3,000m).

The descent is gentle and it offers ample time to enjoy the gorgeous landmarks on the lower gorges valley including Vivienne falls, Nithi falls, mushroom rocks and an array of interesting mountain plants. Today you have a chance to clean up and relax at the Meru Mt. Kenya Lodge. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

 

Day 6
After breakfast gradually descend through the Chogoria Forest to meet up with our vehicle for the return journey to Nairobi arriving by1700hrs

 

Picnic lunch is served en route


Additional and very important include:
I do off routs in mt kenya wich are not used by many clients and so scenic, many animals can be found in this routes too eg elephant, zebra, antelops, monkeys and many more. these routs are, TIMAU ROUTE. THE BURGURET , AND THE KAMWITI ROUTES. the other and the most scenic is the chogoria route the wisky route..
We also do the rock climbing in mt kenya, we offer climbing guides, and the equipment hire.

 

JEFF TREKS AND SAFARIS  address - p.o box 195 chogoria, meru south kenya, city nairobi kenya.
phone number: +054 (country kenya) +254722323399
email: mutembei2010@gmail.com  Internet-Address: WWW.EAFRICATREKTOURS.COM

All the photos published on our website was taken by Robert Gondek - our Polish friend. Here is a link to his website: Strona Gerbera