Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon Route 5 Days

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon Route 5 Days

Day 1 : Nairobi – Nanyuki

Depart Nairobi in the morning at around 9/10am for Nanyuki arriving in time for lunch. The afternoon is spent in this area for acclimatization by walking along the equitor line. Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel.

Day 2 : Old Moses Camp

After breakfast, drive to Sirimon Park Gate. After check-in start hiking through the Rain Forest for 9 km (5/6 hours) to Old Moses camp (3300m). Dinner and overnight in the camp.

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon Route 5 Days

Day 3 : Old moses – Shipton Camp

Depart Old Moses Camp at 7:30 am via Mackinders Valley to Shipton Camp (4200m). The distance takes 8to9 hrs 15km. Dinner and overnight.

Day 4 : Shimpton – Point Lenana – Chogoria

Early morning departure (3:00 am) to the summit, a walk that takes 3 hrs to point Lenana (4985m) arriving at 6:30 in the morning. After sunrise, descend to Mintos Hut for full breakfast and later proceed down through the Gorges valley to Chogoria Bandas and campsite. Dinner and overnight.

Day 5 : Chogoria – Nairobi

After breakfast, set on morning journey to Chogoria village(32km) if you don’t want you can take a jeep you pay direct or you cost share in a group. Then after Chogoria the transport is provided back to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon.

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon Route 5 Days

General trekking information and recommended mountain clothing:
-Warm, windproof jacket with hood
-Waterproof Jacket and over trousers
-Walking trousers, shirts and pullover
-Warm underwear
-Walking socks
-Good comfortable walking heavy boots
-Training shoes (for evening)
-Gaiters, sun hat, warm hat or balaclava
-Scarf, gloves, sun glasses
-Sleeping bag
-You can hire some of the equipment available at a reasonable cost

Included in the price:
-Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
-Return transfer Nairobi -Nanyuki/Chogoria-Nairobi
-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
-Accommodation in camps/huts as per the itinerary
-Accommodation at Nanyuki hotel on B/B
-Two Man tent
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
-4×4 transport on Sirimon route
-Start and finish Nairobi
-Treated water on the trek

Excluded in the price:
-All personal travel insurances
-All personal expenses including; telephones, tips, alcoholic drinks, laundry, etc.
-International and Domestic flights
-All Airport Taxes and Visas
-Accommodation in Nairobi before and after the trek – can be arranged on request
-Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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