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Chogoria/ Chogoria – 6 days

Day 1: Nairobi – Chogoria
Transfer from Nairobi to Chogoria to our base hotel. Rest and acclimatize for the remainder of the day. You can walk around and see crops like tea, coffee, bananas and other subsistence crops.

Day 2: Chogoria – Park Gate
Transfer to park gate dinner and overnight at the gate.

Day 3: Park Gate – Mintos
We ascend to Minto’s hut, 4,300 meters,  that is situated on a plateau overlooking Lake Michaelson. There are spectacular views of the summits from here.

Day 4: Mintos – Austrian Hut
The trail continues to Austrian hut via tooth cool, which is situated between several rock towers.  We will overnight at the Austrian hut or you can go straight to Lenana, via Samba Tarn, then descend down to Austrian hut at 4,790 meters.

Day 5: Austrian Hut – Lenana descend to Chogoria park gate
An early morning start to attempt the summit of point Lenana, which is about one hour from Austrian hut. We will descend to Chogoria park gate for the night.

Day 6: Leave for Nairobi
After breakfast we walk for about 15 kilometers through the rain forests and bamboo zones to our vehicle to transfer to Nairobi.

Cost:

$900.00  per person (Group of 4 minimum)

$825.00 per person (More than 4 persons)

Chogoria/Sirimon (6 days)

Day 1:  We meet at Jomo Kenyatta Airport and travel to the hotel to get booked and prepare our gear.

Day 2: After breakfast, around 0800 hours, we meet and drive to Chogoria where we eat lunch.  We then take a four-wheel drive vehicle through the rough roads to Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas for dinner and overnight. (We arrive at Bandas at around 1500 hours.

Day 3:  We trek to Lake Ellis, this is a 2 hour walk and visit Nithi falls.

Day 4: Ascend to Mintos or hut tarns at 4,300 meters.  This will take 5 to 6 hours.  We may also visit Lake Michelson.

Day 5: From Mintos we wake up at around 0200 hours, prepare for the day and hot the trail by 0300 hours. From here we strive for the summit, Point Lenana at  4,985 meters.   From here we head down to Shipton camp for breakfast and proceed down to old Moses camp for dinner and our overnight stay at 4,200 meters.

Day 6: On the last day, we walk down to Sirimon gate where the van meets us and we drive back to Nairobi.

Cost:

$ 900.00 per person (Group of 4 minimum)

$ 825.00 per person (Group of more than 4)

Chogoria/Sirimon Route Round the peaks (7 days)

Day 1: We pick you up from the airport take you to the hotel and on a city tour.

Day 2:  We drive to Chogoria for lunch then take four wheel drive vehicles to Mt. Kenya Bandas, 3,000 meters,  where we stay overnight.

Day 3:  We walk to the Nithi gates, 3,300 meters and visits Nithi Falls and Maumau Cave.

Day 4:  We will ascend to Hall tarn, 4,300 meters.  This will take 5 to 6 hours with lunch en-route.

Day 5:  We leave the camp for sunrise at Point Lenana and proceed to camp at Two Tarns, 4,550 meters, via top hut, 4,790 meters.  We then hike down the Teleki Vand pass through the American Camp.

Day 6:  We leave the camp after breakfast Via Nanyuki tarn, Oblong and Hausburg tarns to Shipton Camp, where we continue down to Old Moses, 4,200 meters, for dinner and stay overnight. Lunch is taken en-route.

Day 7: After breakfast we descend to Sirimon gate and meet our vehicle ready to drive to Nairobi where you spend your night.

Cost:

$1,050.00 per person (Group of 4 minimum)

$1,025.00 per person (Group of more than 4)

Chogoria/Naromoru (6 days)

Day 1:  We meet you at the airport take you to the hotel and for a tour of the city.

Day 2: Drive to Chogoria then proceed to Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas.

Day 3: From Bandas we trek to Lake Ellis and camp after lunch.  We also visit Mugi Hill.

Day 4: Leave the camp at 0800 hours and ascend to Lake Michelson and camp by the lake.

Day 5: After breakfast ascend to point Lenana, 4,985 meters and go down to camp at Mackinders Camp, 4,300 meters.

Day 6: Leave the camp and descend to Met station via the Naromoru Route and then back to Nairobi.

Cost:

$ 900.00 per person (Group of 4 minimum)

$ 825.00 per person (Group of more than 4)

Sirimon /Chogoria Route (6 days)

Day 1:  We pick you at Jomo Kenyatta airport, transfer you to the hotel and depart on a tour of the city.

Day 2:  We leave from the hotel around 0800 hours and drive to Nanyuki for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 3:  We leave the hotel after breakfast and drive to Sirimon gate where you start your trekking to Old Moses camp, 3,300 meterswhere we have dinner and stay overnight.

Day 4:  We start trekking after breakfast and travel to Shipton Camp, located at 4,200 meters.

Day 5:  We leave for Point Lenana at 0300 hours, to try and make the sunrise and then head down to Mintos Hut for breakfast and rest.  We then and continue down to Chogoria Bandas, 3,000 meters to camp.

Day 6:  We leave the camp after breakfast and head down to Chogoria where we meet our vehicleand head back to Nairobi.

Cost:

$ 900.00 per person (Group of 4 minimum)

$ 825.00 per person (Group of more than 4)

Chogoria/Naromoru (6 days)

Day 1:  We meet you at the airport, take you to the hotel andon a tour of the city.

Day 2:  We drive to Chogoria, then proceed to Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas where we spend the night.

Day 3: From Bandas, we trek to Lake Ellis and camp after lunch visiting Mugi hill.

Day 4:  We leave camp around 0800 hours, ascend to Lake Michelson and camp by the Lake.

Day 5:  After breakfast, we ascend to Point Lenana, 4985 meters and go down to camp at Mackinders Camp at 4,300 meters.
Day 6: Leave the camp and descend to Met station via the Naromoru Route and back to Nairobi.

Cost:

$ 900.00 per person (Group of 4 minimum)

$ 825.00 per person (Group of more than 4)

The above prices includes:

*Transport from Nairobi and back after the trip
*3 well cooked meals per day while trekking
*Accommodations while trekking
*All government park fees at Mt Kenya National Park
*English Speaking Mountain Guides and Porters

Does not include:

Gloves, sun glasses, sleeping bag, hats,rRain suits, warm Jacket, heavy boots, scarf’s, rain Trousers, tips and other personal items.

Price is exclusive of first and last Night accommodation in Nairobi.

 

Notes:

The above itineraries are planned up to point Lenana (4,985M). For those interested in technical climbing we can accomodate a trip up to Batian.

The Ministry of Tourism in Kenya intends to raise park fees soon.  It has not been communicated officially yet, but we will keep in contact with the government and continue to provide the best services at the best prices.  If the park fees are raised, we will communicate this to you as soon as possible.

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October 23, 2014