4 Days, 3 Nights Mt. Kenya Climbing

Date: 28th April – 1st May 2016.
Costs: Residents Kshs 29,500,  Non Residents $550

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Day 1 Old Moses Camp
Leave Nairobi to Mt Kenya National park
gate, taking about 3 1/2hrs drive. We have lunch at gate (inside the park) . Trekking begins after
lunch to old Moses taking APPROX 3hrs ,depending with hours depending on your pace.
Dinner overnight at old Moses camp (3300m). 9″ km trek

Day 2 old mosess to (Shiptons Camp)
16km trek after breakfast, at 7am then hike up to mackiinders Valley through beautiful Moorland. Packed Lunch along the trek. trekking 7 hours.
Depending on your pace.Dinner and rest at shiptons camp 4200M

Day 3 ;(Summit-Shiptons-Old Moses Camp)
Early morning wakeup call at 3 30am we attempt point Lenana (4985M) at dawn to catch early sunrise. The trek is 21/2 to 3″hrs hours. We descend down to SHIPTONS camp for full breakfast, approx time 1,1/2hrs,
then further down to OLDMOSES lunch at old mosess camp approx time 4 hrs. Dinner and rest at Old Moses
Camp (3300m)

Day 4; Old Moses –Sirimon Gate
After breakfast descend further to SIRIMON GATE appx 2hrs END OF TREK.Then you will be picked at the gate
and transferred to Nairobi and dropped off in Nairobi town

This includes:  transport, food, accommodation, porters, guide and cook, and park fee and transport from Nbo to Mt Kenya gate and back .

– Personal hiking gear(Note we can hire these at affordable rates )pls enquire for same .
– Tips/gratitude
– Drinks of personal leisure
– Coffee, tea and chocolate served with milk

Here is a brief list of things you will need for the trek

-Back pack,Day pack, sleeping bags (we have for hire at Kshs 200 per day per person), Inflating pad ,gaiters to keep boots dry and rocks out of boots , A good pair of comfortable walking boots which are reasonably stiff,
Other shoes which have plenty of ankle support. [Sneakers at the campsite],hard shell jacket with hood breathable with front zip ,insulated down jacket with hood medium to heavy weight,synthetic soft shell jacket,synthetic pants if can be removed while wearing shoes the better , hard shell pants-water proof , soft shell pants ,Trekking pants 3 pairs ,warm woolen socks 5 pairs , Liner socks- they caution against blisters ,
A spare set of warm clothes e.g. fleece jackets , Shirts nylon material if available , 2 Water bottles , head lamp with spare batteries , balaclava ,warm wool hat light and should cover ears ,light weight synthetic gloves water proof 2 pairs , Hard shell mitts 1 pair should fit inside gloves ,
Items necessary to protect you from the sun. [Sun glasses] , Hat or cap synthetic dries quickly ,bandana shades your neck ,sun scream 2 tubes SPF 30 or above, not more than 6 months older may loose its SPF rating ,lip screen SPF 30 or above ,hiking poles ,sports drink mix-powdered electrolyte drink mix 1-2 servings per day for number of days in mountain ,water purification tablets,Hot water bottle , trash bags , trail snacks with carbohydrates for energy especially the summit, toiletry bag for keeping-wet wipes, tooth brush, hand sanitary ,personal first aid kit with small bandages, pain killers ,head lamp

Kindly note that we we will will organize a meeting in April (Date to be communicated) so the guide can brief you on whats expected of you .