Day 1: Nairobi – Mt Kenya Roadhead camp(3,350m)
After pick up in Nairobi, we drive through agricultural country up to bandas. After lunch,we start our trek to Roadhead camp for distance of 7km up to the Mt Kenya Roadhead. Dinner and overnight at the Mount Kenya roadhead camp.
Day 2:Roadhead camp(3,350) – Minto`s campsite ( 4,200m).
Today you commence early for a long trek on a wide track through the forest, with occasional sightings of elephant, bushbuck, buffalo and impala. Emerging from the forest, you walk through heather before crossing the Nithi River to reach the moorlands from where you can enjoy good views of the picturesque Gorges Valley, the Temple, lakes, mushroom rocks, billiards table and the high peaks. Total walking time approx. 8 hours, picnic lunch en route.
Day 3: Minto`s ( 4,200m) – Pt Lenana ( 4,985m) Judmiere Camp (3,300m).
Predawn attempt of the summit starts at 0300hrs and you hike for about three hours up to point Lenana (4,985m), the hikers summit, arriving there for the African sunrise. Descend Shipton`s camp for breafast. After breakfast, begin a 5 hour descent via Mackinder`s valley to the Judmiere camp. ( 3,300m) The descent is gentle and it offers ample time to enjoy fascinating scenery which includes the moorlands before reaching the camp. Dinner and overnight at judmiere camp.
Day 4: Judmiere Camp – Nairobi.
After early morning breakfast, descend for 3 hours to the Sirimon Park gate to catch a vehicle for the return journey to Nairobi.
Transportation as per itinerary.(Hotel in Nairobi Cbd to Mt kenya)
Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients.
Porters, Guide & Cooks Fee
Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
All hut & camping fees
All park entry fees
Services literate English driver/guide.
National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.
Certificate of achievement
Visas and related costs.
Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary like Balloon safari, Masai Village.