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7 Day Rock Climbing


7 Day Rock Climbing Mt. Kenya

Route: Chogoria –Sirimon

Season: July to September

Duration: 7 Days

Difficulty: Medium

Scenery: Excellent

Traffic: Low

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Package Includes:

  • Transport
  • Food (3 Meals a Day)
  • Experienced Porter
  • Accommodation
  • Certified technical climbing guide
  • Experienced and Professional trekking guide
  • Experienced and Professional tour chef
  • All Park entry fees
  • Government taxes


  • Tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses.


DAY 1:  Chogoria Gate. (2950m)

Leave Chogoria town and drive for 10km to forest boundary and continue for another 12km from where you will then hike for 10km through the forest to Chogoria gate for the 1st night.


DAY 2: Chogoria Gate- Chogoria Roadhead. (3300M)

Start from Chogoria gate towards the road head branching at the Lake Elli s junction for a brief visit to the lake. You will return to the Chogoria road head in time for lunch and later visit the Nithi falls in late afternoon.


DAY 3: Chogoria Roadhead – Mintos Hut. (4297m)

This is a steep hike to mintos hut though its incomparable to the reward of the panoramic view of the horizon behind and the spectacular landscape in the gorges valley along the way.


DAY 4: Mintos Hut – Shiptons Hut (42OOM) VIA PT. LENANA. (4985m)

For a chance to catch the spectacular sunrise from the mountain`s 3rd highest peak, you will wake up and be ready by 0300hrs for the hike.

After the summit, the descent is to Shipton`s hut on the northern side of the mountain. This will be in time for breakfast and later have a chance to prepare the climbing equipment for Batian peak.


DAY 5: Shipton`S Hut – Batian. (5199m)

Leave Shipton`s camp early in the morning to the north face climbing base ready to conquer Batian and stand on the Kenyan roof. This may take an average of 15hrs up and back to shipton`s camp for the night.


DAY 6: Shipton`S Hut – Oldmoses Hut. (3300m)

Leave Shipton`s hut for a descent along the Mackinder`s valley to Oldmoses camp for the final night.


DAY 7: Oldmoses Hut – Sirimon Gate. (2650m)

Hike for 9km to Sirimon gate for transport to Nanyuki town.