08 Days Mt Kenya Technical

Day One

Depart Nairobi at 8.00 am and drive to Mount Kenya area via Nanyuki town. After picking up the porters and your guide proceed to Sirimon gate on the North West of the mountain. Picnic lunch will be provided and there after make a 3 hours walk to Old Moses Hut 3300m for dinner and overnight.

Day Two

Early morning breakfast and there after start the walk to Shipton camp. The walk takes 6-7 hours with a scenic view of the peak Nelion and Batian through Mackinders Valley. Arrive Shiptons camp 4200m in the early afternoon for a short rest followed by dinner and overnight. Picnic lunch will be served enroute.

Day Three

After breakfast, make an anti-clockwise summit circuit of the peaks via Kami Hut at Hausburg col to Mackinder’s camp 4200m. The walk takes 4-5 hours. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Mackinder’s camp.

Day Four

Hike to Austrian Hut 4700m for 2 hours and spend the afternoon scouting the area and pre-paring for the summit of Nelion and Batian. If you wish you can hike up to Point Lenana.

Day Five

Early morning at 5 a.m start the walk to the stem of the peaks and start the rock climb to Nelion and Batian and might be spend the night at Howell Hut

Day Six

This day you descend to Austrian Hut for the night. Other wise the day if reserved incase the weather is bad and you have to delay by day.

Day Seven

Descend to Met Station 3300m via Mackinder’s camp for the night.

Day Eight

Descend further to Naro Moru Park gate to meet with vehicle transfer to Nairobi.