Kenya is 5199m high, which makes it the second-highest mountain in Africa. The mountain is eroded with snow-capped peaks which can be seen from a far-off distance. Mt Kenya has a symmetrical volcano cone with a diameter of 12 Km; it dates back to between 2 to 3 million years ago. Mt Kenya has 3 peaks namely: Lenana, Mbatian, and Nelson. The mountain has a very significant view and the forest supports a good number of animals including the zebras, giant forest hogs, rock hyrax, monkeys, antelopes, and different types of birds.
Departure from Nairobi at 0800 hrs (where you will either be picked-up from your hotel or at the airport) and driven to Nanyuki.You; we will stop shortly at the equator and then continue to Nanyuki, where you check in to your hotel. The afternoon is spent preparing for the hike. There will be a complimentary walking tour to the equator. Dinner and an overnight stay will be at the Nanyuki Simbas lodge.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Sirimon Gate and hike to Old Moses camp for to stay overnight (3300m) - 3 to 4 hrs hikes (9kms). On your way to Old Moses, you will come across different vegetation.
After breakfast, guests will hike to Shipton's camp (4200m) through Liki and Makinders valleys for an overnight stay (6 to 8 hrs hikes) - 17 kms.
This day will include a trip to Point Lenana (4985m) at 0300 hrs and then a descent directly to Old Moses (Judmair) Camp for an overnight stay.
After breakfast, we will descend to Sirimon Park Gate to catch your vehicle to your next destination.