DAY 1: Transfer from Nanyuki/Naro-Moru / Mountain Rock Hotel to the starting point (Gathiuru Forest Station- 2250 m) where you will meet the crew waiting. After introduction you start hiking into the Bamboo forest. Night will be spent in tent at Machengini camp (2900m) where you will be surrounded by Arudinalio Alpina (Bamboo species) it takes 6-8hrs walk.

DAY 2: After breakfast, the hike continues toward Highland Castle. After passing Aldinalio Alpina zone you will begin Bamboosa, hygenia which is the far end of the main forest. Lunch enroure. Dinner and overnight at the camp (3800m). For the 2 days pangas or choppers are necessary.

DAY 3: After an early breakfast the climb continues to Mackinder's camp where you may connect other climbers of point Lenana. The hike takes approximately 5hrs at a moderate pace. Lunch, dinner and overnight at Mackinder's camp.

DAY 4: After an early breakfast at around 4a.m the trek leads via steep screed to the Austrian hut (4790m). Here there will be a short break with tea and biscuits before the final ascend of point Lenana (4985m) via Lewis Glacier. You descend through the Northern side via Simba Col to the Minto's Hut (4200m) for lunch and continue via Chogoria route passing the Gorge valley and Lake Michaelson to the Carpot for an overnight in tents (3300m). There will be a short walk to the Nithi Waterfall before dinner.

DAY 5: After breakfast you descend to the Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas (3000m) where the vehicle will be waiting to take you to your next destination.