Kenya Climbing Safari Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Old Moses Camp
Transfer from Nairobi to a hotel near Mt Kenya for lunch. Afterwards cross the equator en-route, to the Sirimon Park Gate, then trek through forest, bamboo, and rosewood and heather zones to our Old Moses Mountain Hut/Camp.
Day 2: Shiptons Camp
Trek to Ship ton’s camp. The hike is awesome but a good test on individual endurance. The exciting trek up takes you across hills and valleys through the entire stretch of the sprawling moorlands where you see several unique and interesting plants and animals including the giant groundsels, lobelias and the mountain rock hyrax.
Day 3: Summit Pt. Lenana
Predawn start (3am) for the summit attempt. Up steep screes and a bare rocky track to reach the hikers summit, Pt Lenana in time for sunrise - Kilimanjaro is usually visible 340kms to the south. The climb is on frozen scree going through the Harris tarn and requiring some scrambling on final stretch to reach the summit at 6.30am.Descent via Naromoru route on the opposite end of the peaks to reach Mackinder's camp for breakfast. Later, after a short rest, we embark on the journey to Met station camp via the Teleki Valley getting to the camp early evening.
Day 4: Nairobi
Have early breakfast before your descend to Naro Moru park gate in 2hours, from where you connect the vehicle for transfer back to a hotel on the slopes for a hot shower and lunch then return to Nairobi. Arrival in Nairobi is by late afternoon.