Day 1: Arrive Nairobi Airport. Pick the clients and drop them in the Hotel.(1700m)
Day 2: Leave the hotel after breakfast driving towards central Kenya enjoying the countryside to Nanyuki. Stop at the equitor (2200m)for a tropical breath. Bed and Breakfast in Simbas Lodge.
Day 3: After breakfast take a 1hr drive towards the Sirimon Gate (2650m). Register into the mount Kenya park and walk through the rain forest taking 4 hours to arrive Old Moses Camp(3300m). Bed&Breakfast in camp.
Day 4: Start the walk at 07:30hrs following the direction across the Ontulili Valley, down into Likii North Valley. Finally continue a long Mackider Valley through the Afro-alpine vegetation arriving Shipton camp (4250M) for an overnight stay. Lunch is enroute at picnic site.
Day 5: This is another day of acclimatisation whereby we will take a day trip for a half cirquit. Walk up a steep range to the Hausberg col (4560M). Continue up and down to the western side of the mountain enjoying the views of several lakes, to the site of Hut Turn overlooking the the Tereki Valley (4450m). After a picnic lunch follow the way back to the Shipton camp (4250 m) for another overnight stay.
Day 6: This is the day when we attempt the summit point Leanna (4985meters)! Wake up at 0300hrs for coffee and cookies. Scrumble up a steep Ridge leading to the Harris Tarn (4650m) Continue upwards through the pointed pile of loose rocks to arrive at point Lenana (4985m). After a timely observation of the sunrise and photographing walk down to chogoria routes on the Eastern side stopping at the Halls Tarns for a full breakfast. Continue downwards to the road-heads for a picnic Lunch and then arrive at meru mt Kenya Lodges( 2950m) for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Being the last day, we are about 32km to the Chogoria town.We walk a half distance 15km, through a thick rain forest to connect a 4wh jeep to Chogoria town for lunch. A waiting vehicle take us back to Nairobi in 4 hours having finished the expedition successfully!
The following equipments are necessary:
- Warm sleeping bags(-9 degrees)
- Warm jackets, gloves
- Sun glasses
- Light water proof boots
- Enough pairs of socks en T-shirts
- Inner thermos pants
- A fleece Jacket, and rain gears
- And other personal requirements.
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Africa Kenya Outdoor: Land Rambler Hiking & Trekking Mountain/Rock Climbing
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