5 Days: Sirimon - Chogoria

Day 1: Nairobi to Sirimon

Leave Nairobi at 9am. 9km 3-4 hour ascent of 690m, arriving at Naro Moru town at 1pm. After lunch proceed to Mau Mau Caves for a 14km nature walk. Overnight at camp.

Day 2: Sirimon Gate to Old Moses

After breakfast leave at 8.30am for a one and a half hour drive to Sirimon Gate. Follow the track as it winds uphill through the forest and then across a small stream. On the left is Judmaier Camp at 3340m. Dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Old Moses to Shipton's Camp

Judmaier Camp to Shipton's Camp 15km, 6-7 hours to ascend 890m. After breakfast leave at 7.30am going uphill for one hour to the junction of Liki North, crossing Ontulilli River and go to the top ridge overlooking Mackinder's Valley. After mid-day picnic lunch, proceed to Shipton's Camp. 4200m. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Point Lenana

Wake at 2.30am. Have tea and biscuits and start ascending at 3am. 755m ascent towards a steep ridge of scree passing the Square Tarn until you reach Point Lenana at 4985m. You get here at around 6.30am for the sunrise. If weather is clear, Mount Kiliminjaro 's Kibo and Mawenzi peaks are visible. Descend down to Mintos Hut at 4200m for full breakfast. Thereafter to the Gorges Valley viewing Hall Tarns and Lake Michaelson , Lake Ellis and Vivien Falls . Dinner and overnight at Chogoria Bandas.

Day 5: Chogoria to Nairobi

After breakfast descend for a long walk, 32km through the bamboo forest to Chogoria town to and transport back to Nairobi.

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