Embark on an exhilarating 6-day journey to conquer the majestic Mount Kenya, the second-highest peak in Africa. Your climbing adventure begins with a trek through the dense montane forest, gradually ascending through various ecological zones, each offering unique flora and fauna.
Traverse the alpine heath and moorland, where wildlife such as buffalo and colobus monkeys may be spotted. Reach the technical challenges of the high-altitude alpine desert before the final ascent to Point Lenana, the third-highest peak of Mount Kenya. Revel in breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes, including the vast expanse of the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.
This 6-day Mount Kenya climbing expedition offers not only a physical challenge but also an immersive experience in the diverse ecosystems and awe-inspiring beauty of this iconic mountain.
5nights, 6 days Mount Kenya Climbing
Day 1: Airport – Nairobi Safari Club
Arrival Nairobi aiport. Meet and transfer to Nairobi Safari Club for overnight.
Day 2: Nairobi Safari Club – Mountain Rock Campsite
Leave Nairobi in the Morning and transfer to Mountain rock campsite for lunch. Afternoon at leisure or walk to Maumau Caves. Dinner and overnight at campsite.
Day 3: Mountain Rock Campsite – Sirimon Track
A short drive in the morning to the Sirimon track. A climatization walk (5 hours), to Old Moses Camp. Night at old Moses Camp (3,400m).
Day 4: Sirimon Track – Old Moses Camp
Via Mackinders Valley walk from Old Moses Camp to Shinton’s camp (5 to 8 hours walk). Night at Shipton’s Camp (4,200m).
Day 5: Shipton’s Camp – Point Lenana
Early in the morning climb Point Lenana (4,985m). On a very clear day, From the top, walk down to the Meteorological Station Bandas.
Day 6: Meteorological Station Bandas – Naro Moru Park Gate – Nairobi Safari Club
We descend early in the morning to Naro Moru Park gate and take transfer truck to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon and drop off at Nairobi Safari Club.