Day 1: Arrival Nairobi
Upon arrival in Nairobi, you will clear with immigration and customs desk and exit to the arrival hall where you will meet your Advantage Holidays representative for transfer to your Hotel.
Overnight at Tamarind Tree Hotel or similar – BB
Day 2: Sirimon to the Bandas
After a short briefing check out and drive to to Mount Kenya area via Nanyuki town 4 to 5hours.
Pick your porters and guide and start the climb via Sirimon route on the North West of the mountain, drop off by the car at the forest edge, and make a walk of 2 to 3 hours (8 kilometers) with picnic lunch to Sirimon Park gate, arrive at the Park gate Bandas and after a cup of coffee, the group can acclimatize with a forest walk and return for overnight at Sirimon Park Gate Bandas.
Overnight at Sirimon Park Gate Bandas- LDB
Day 3: Sirimon Park Gate Bandas to Old Moses and Acclimatize to Likiii North
After breakfast, start a 3 hour hike to Old Moses Camp 3300meters. After lunch hike for 3 hours up to Likii North for afternoon acclimatization and later return to Old Moses for the night.
Day 4: Old Moses 3300Meters To Shiptons Camp 4200Meters
Early morning breakfast and thereafter start the walk to Shipton’s camp. The walk takes 5 hours with a scenic view of the peak Nelion and Batian through Mackinder’s Valley with picnic lunch on the way. Arrive Shipton’s camp 4200m in the early afternoon for a short rest followed by dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Attempt Point Lenana and Descent to Meru Bandas
Early morning at 2.00 am wake up and attempt point Lenana , the walk to Point Lenana 4985m takes 3-4 hours depending on individuals pace. Later on descend for 2 hours to Mintos/Hall Tarn area for breakfast and then descend ( 5hours) through Chogoria route to Meru Bandas with picnic lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight at Meru Bandas.
Day 6: Meru Bandas –Descend
A relaxed morning and after breakfast, descend through the forest and meet with the car half way, drive to Nairobi via Chogoria and Embu Town with lunch on the way and arrive in the afternoon.
Drop off at JKIA for your flight back home.
Safari Cost Includes:
- All Transportation and transfers.
- Park entrance fees , Camping fees and hut fees.
- All meals while on the Mountain with picnic lunches, hot breakfasts and dinner.
- Services of our porters and guides.
- Visa fees.
- Personal Insurance or Emergency medical evacuation cover ( the flying doctor service can be obtained at extra cost of US$50 per person).
- Bottled Water or any other drinks except Coffee and tea on the Mountain and Safari.
- Sleeping Bag.
- Personal climbing gears/Clothing.
- Tipping of the porters/Mountain.
- Anything of personal Nature.