Day 01: Nairobi – Nanyuki. Transfer from Nairobi is at 09:00am to Nanyuki. Dinner and overnight at Simbas lodge.
Day 02: Sirimon gate to Judmaier camp
After breakfast drive to Sirimon park gate and trek for 3 – 4 hours to Old Moses Camp (Judmaier) through a beautiful forest with East African Pencil Cedar trees, Poducarpus trees and the giant Hygenia trees. From Judmaier camp you can see the summits of Batian and Nelion peaks: 9kms
Day 03: Old Moses (Judmaier) camp to Shiptons camp
This is about a 6 – 8 hour hike crossing Liki and Mackinders valleys, there is a great view of Tereri and Sendeyo peaks. And also a great view of Nanyuki town and beautiful terrain. Shipton’s camp has also an excellent setting with the north faces of Nelion peak and Batian peak. 13kms
Day 04: Shipton’s Camp to the Base of North Face (Standard route)
Depart Shipton’s camp to the base of North Face (Standard route) to start your technical climb that takes you to the top of Batian Peak. This takes approximately 6 -8 hours to Batian Peak and descend to Shipton’s camp through the South East Ridge.
Day 05: Shipton’s Camp to Old Moses Camp (Judmaier)
After breakfast leave Shipton’s camp and descend to Old Moses(Judmaier) camp with lunch enroute. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 06: Old Moses Camp (Judmaier) to Park Gate
After breakfast leave the camp and descend to Sirimon park gate to catch your transport to Nairobi or safari to Samburu game reserve.
Transport from Nairobi, to as high as possible on the mountain and return to Nairobi.
- Quality fresh food but with some prepared (client to advise any particular likes / dislikes or dietary considerations).
- Porters for all food and tentage, plus up to 15kg. of the clients personal equipment.
- All tents, sleeping mats, eating and cooking utensils etc.
- Services of the Technical guide
- Park entrance and camping fees.
EXCLUSIVES: All gear and equipment; i.e. Helmet and harness, 2 x 9mm ropes, we use double rope system, Slings, karabinas and other protection devices. First and last night accommodation in Nairobi, Tips to porters and guide, Foot wear and sleeping bag.