MOUNT KENYA

Description

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands.

At the centre of the massif,the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), two peaks Batian 5199m and Nelion 5188 being only for experience technical climbers. only point Lenana 4985m can be reached by any fit trekkers hike to point lenana is doable in 4 days / 3nights, 5 days/4 nights , 6 days/ 5 nights and so on depending on individual fitness and time.



Suggested itineraries


SIRIMON - SIRIMON ROUTE
4 DAYS/ 3 NIGHTS

All the best parts of Mt Kenya, stunning views of the peaks, tarns and fantastic endemic flora...

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SIRIMON - CHOGORIA ROUTE
5 DAYS/ 4 NIGHTS

All the best parts of Mt Kenya, stunning views of the peaks, tarns and fantastic endemic flora...

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CHOGORIA - SIRIMON ROUTE
6 DAYS/ 5 NIGHTS

All the best parts of Mt Kenya, stunning views of the peaks, tarns and fantastic endemic flora...

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