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Combines the two most scenic routes of Mt Kenya. Ascent is on the dry side of the mountain which offers some of the finest walkings. Climb up through the forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki. Access is adequate and the bunkhouse facilities are the best on this side of the mountain. The above prices should be used as a guide only. Real pricing will be based on family group size and itinerary desires DAY 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent Leave Nairobi at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill through the forest which becomes heathland after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D DAY 2: Old Moses | Liki North Camp, 10km, 3hrs, 3900m After climbing through the rain forest to 3993m. We will spend the night at Liki Camp north, B, L, D. DAY 3: Liki North Camp | Shipton’s Camp, 5km, 2hrs, 4000m The trail proceeds to Shipton’s camp where we will rest in order to acclimatize overnight, B, L, D. DAY 4: Shipton Camp | Mackinders Camp, 7km, 3hrs, 4200m From Shipton’s camp, the trail leads to kami hut below the north face of Batian. Continuing west – southwest the trails climb up switchbacks in the fine snow before reaching Hausberg Col at 4590m. We will descend into the upper Hausberg valley and rest at the aptly named oblong and Hausberg tarns. Ascending to the crest of a ridge known as Arthur’s seat we see the trail winding along a beautiful series of rock ledges. We will descend to Shipton’s camp for the night, B, L, D. DAY 5: Mackinders Camp | Point Lenana, 7km, 4hrs | Met Station, 23km, 7hrs An early 2.00 am a start for an attempt to reach point Lenana before descending to Mackinder’s camp for breakfast then on to Met Station for dinner and overnight, B, L, D DAY 6: Met Station | Naromoru Gate, 9km, 3hrs| Nairobi Descend to park gate and transfer to Nairobi, B, L MT. KENYA INCLUDES: • Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation • Transfer to and from the base of the mountain • Full board accommodation whilst on the trek. Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, and D=Dinner • Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary • All park entrance fees to include government taxes • Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook • Start and finish Nairobi • Treated water on the trek EXCLUDED: • Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears • International flights • Visas to Kenya • Items of personal nature • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary