Tour overview

3 days Mount Kenya Climbing Trekking Package

Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon Route Down Sirimon

3 Days Mount Kenya Trek visiting Nairobi. Sirimon. Old Moses. Shiptons. Nairobi 3 days/ 2 nights

Included

  • Transport for Nairobi/ Sirimon Gate/ Nairobi.
  • Park fees and mountaineering fees on Mount Kenya.
  • Full board during the Trek ( includes breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Rescue to a private hospital ( if needed).
  • Services of Mount Kenya Guides during the trek.
  • Services of porters during the trek.
  • Bottled water during the trek.
  • Services of a cook during the trek.
  • The mentioned accommodations during the trek.

Not Included

  • Items not mentioned as included.
  • Treking equipment.

Day 1

You have the morning link up with your driver/guide either at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport or at your Nairobi Hotel for the drive to Nanyuki Town. On arrival, you have a briefing and equipment check. You are then transferred to the Sirimon Gate of the Mount Kenya National Park ( 2,600 metres) and have your packed lunches. Embark on your 4 hour trekking expedition. You will pass through forest, bamboo, rosewood and heather zones. Today you gain 740 metres. Arrival at the Old Moses Camp ( 3340 metres). Overnight at the Camp. Half board

Day 2

Breakfast. Take the trek today to test your individual fitness. You gain an elevation of 900 metres and onto the Mackinder's Valley. where you observe giant lobelia and groundsels. The trek today takes 8 hours. Trek onto the Shiptons Camp ( 4,200 metres). The Camp is situated just below the glaciers and jagged peaks of bare rock that surround the main peaks of Mount Kenya. Dinner and overnight at Shiptons Camp. Full board

Day 3

Take the 3 Am attempt on Lenana Peak ( 4,985 metres). You require a bright head torch for this. You pass through the steep screes and bare rock track, gaining an elevation of 750 metres. This section is tough going through frozen scree and requiring some scrambling on the final strech to reach the hikers summit, Lenana Peak in time for sunrise. Take some photos and begin the descent back to Shiptons Camp for lunch. Continue the descent through the Old Moses Camp to the Sirimon Gate and connect with your transport for the transfer back to Nairobi. Arrival in the evening and are dropped off either at your Nairobi Hotel or at Jomo Kenyatta Airport. Breakfast and lunch