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DAY 1: Nairobi/Nanyuki.


Leave Nairobi early in the morning accompanied by our mountain guide. Arrive in Nanyuki time for lunch. Spend the afternoon acclimatizing with a walk to the Equator crossing. Dinner and overnight at a hostel in Nanyuki.


DAY 2: Nanyuki/Old Moses Camp.


Transfer from your Nanyuki hostel after breakfast to the park gate where the climbing starts. Walk through the rain forest for 9kms (5 hours walk) to the first mountain hut-Old Moses (3,300m) for dinner and overnight.


DAY 3: Old Moses/Shipton Camp.


After breakfast in Old Moses, continue climbing through Mackinder’s Valley to the second hut, Shipton Hut (4,200m) for dinner and overnight.


DAY 4: Shipton Hut/Old Moses Camp.


Early in the morning, we climb to point Lenana 4,985m (17,058ft). On a very clear day, we should be able to see Mount Kilimanjaro in the south, Mount Elgon to West and Indian Ocean to the east. We descend to Shimpton camp for breakfast and soon after, descend to old Moses for the night.


DAY 5: Old Moses/ Nairobi.


After breakfast, transfer from Old Moses to catch transport to Nairobi where the tour ends.

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