Mount Kenya Climbing and Mt Kilimanjaro-13 Days

DAY 1: NARO MORU

Depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed South towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at Nanyuki hotel/ Lodge in time for Lunch. Relax and Enjoy the lodge the climate of Mt kenya and scenery while sorting and organizing personal equipment for the mountain trek. A COMPLIMENTARY walking tour to the EQUATOR.Dinner and overnight at Simbas Lodge.

DAY 2:

MET. CAMP SITE Drive to Naromoru Gate and then walk to Met station roadhead at 11,000 ft. An en. Overnight Met station camp. Here we spend the night in high altitude mountain tents. 9kms 3-4 hrs walk

DAY 3: Mackinders Camp

After Break we ascend the Mackinders and spend the night camped in this beautiful little valley below subsidiary peaks of point john and diamond cooler. Overnight stay Mackinders. 15 kms 5-6 hrs walk

DAY 4: MACKINDER CAMP -Summit Pt Lenana

Climb out of the point lenana the to mintos for breakfast then down to chogoria park gate bandas for overnight. 18 kms from mintos.5-6 hrs walk DAY 5: Chogoria bandas-chogoria town Decsend from bandas to chogoria town with option of walking half way taking 4x4.walking is 7 hrs with drive 2 1/2 hrs .Drive to Nairobi.overnight at Kenya comfort inn hotel.

DAY 6: Shuttle bus Nairobi-Moshi

Board Riverside shuttle bus or Davanu shuttle bus from Nairobi at 0800 hrs and proceed to Arusha arriving at 1300hrs. Depart for Moshi at 1400hrs arriving at 1530hrs. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Moshi or (Pick up from Kilimanajaro airport and transfer to hotel in Moshi)

DAY 7 :Machame Gate (1490m) - Machame camp (2980m)

Hiking time: 7 hours. Distance: About 18 km's, Habitat: Montane forest Transfer from your hotel to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Machame. From here, you trek through the lush forest to Machame hut . Overnight stay at the camp.

DAY 8:Machame camp (2980m) - Shira camp (3840m)

Hiking time: 6 hours Distance: About 9 km's, Habitat: Moorland Leave the forest. The path follows a steep ridge passing through open moorlands crossing a large gorge to reach Shira hut. Overnight stay at the camp

DAY 9:Shira (3840m)-Lava Tower (4630m)-Barranco camp (3950m)

Hiking time: 7 hours. Distance: About 15 km's Habitat: Semi desert You turn Eastwards and continue ascending through the dry landscape before dropping again to reach Barranco hut . Overnight stay at the camp.

DAY 10:Barranco camp (3950m)- Barafu camp (4550m)

Hiking time: 7 hours Distance: About 13 km's Habitat: Alpine desert The path climbs steep out of the Barranco valley and crosses the Karanga valley, then turns North to reach Barafu Hut . Overnight stay at the camp.

DAY 11: SUMMIT ATTEMPT

Barafu camp (4550m)-Uhuru Peak (5895m)-Mweka (3100m) Hiking time: 8 hours to reach Uhuru Peak,7/8 hours to descend to Mweka. Distance: About 7 km's ascent - 23 km's descent Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit.Along day with an early start to reach the crater, ream at the Stella point in time for sunrise, then to Uhuru peak the highest point in Africa. After wards, descend to Gilman's point and down to Horombo hut. Over night, stay at the camp

DAY 12:

Descend down passing Mandara hut to the gate where you are transferred back to your hotel in Moshi for dinner and over night.

DAY 13:

After breakfast board shuttle bus from your hotel and proceed to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon (6.30 PM).





 
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