Mount Kenya Climbing: 6 Days: In Chogoria - Out Timau Route

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Mount Kenya Climbing: 6 Days: In Chogoria - Out Timau Route


Day 01: Drive from Nairobi and head to Chogoria town,  in a small village for dinner and overnight at Transit hotel.

Day 02: After breakfast, you will have a small village walk and later drive to the Mt. Kenya Forest for 22km. After picnic lunch, you start the 10 km hike to the Meru Mount Kenya public campsite (2980M) for dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 03: You'll start the 7 hrs hike at 07.00 am for Mintos and have lunch en route. This is a very scenic day as you'll be walking along the edge of the Gorges valley with high chances of seeing the Vivian falls and lake Michaelson on a clear day. Dinner and overnight at the Mintos Camp (4200 M), just next to the Hall tarns.

Day 04: Wake up at 02.30 am, and after a cup of tea and some biscuits, start for the summit, (POINT LENANA 4985 M) arriving on top at around0 6.15 am for the sunrise. After the Photo session, descend to Shipton camp (4200 M) for breakfast and spend the rest of the day relaxing. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Shipton campsite.

Day 05: After breakfast, start the 7 hrs walk to the Allan campsite (3700 M), having lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 06: You start the descend to the Kwa - Kimani Timau exit trail for 6hrs. From Kwa -Kimani, this is where the hike ends and you drive to Nanyuki arriving at around 4.00PM, having completed the hike. Transfer back to Nairobi by shared taxi, where you arrive at around 19:00pm.

No. Of Persons (Sleep in Tents)
Price Per Person (USD$)
02 - 04
05 - 08
09 - 12

Climb inclusive of:

* Return transfer Nairobi - Chogoria - Timau - Nairobi
* 2 transfer from Chogoria/Timau
* 3 meals per day while trekking
* 6 days Mt. Kenya trek
* 5 nights accommodation while trekking
* All government park fees at Mt Kenya National park
* English Speaking Mountain Guides and Porters
* Full board accomodation Transit Hotel
* Two Man tent.

Exclusive of:

* Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hats , Rain suits,
* Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf's, Rain Trousers.
* Price is exclusive of first and Last Night accommodation in Nairobi.

You can hire some of the equipment available at a reasonable cost.