Tour overview

4 days mt kenya climbing sirimon route 2021

4 days mount kenya climbing sirimon down sirimon route

4 Days Mount Kenya trek on Sirimon route – Hiking  Sirimon Route . Old Moses . Shiptons . Old Moses . Nairobi 4 days / 3 nights

Included

  • The mentioned transfers in Nairobi.
  • The transfers for Nairobi/ Sirimon/ Nairobi.
  • Services of a Mount Kenya trekking guide.
  • Services of porters during the trek.
  • Services of a cook during the trek.
  • Mentioned accommodations during the trek.
  • Rescue to a private hospital ( if needed).
  • Bottled water during the trek.
  • Mount Kenya mountaineering and park entrance fees.
  • Full board during the trek ( includes breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Not Included

  • Mount Kenya trekking equipment.
  • Items not mentioned as included.

Day 1

You have the morning link up with your courteous and knowledgeable driver/guide either at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport, Nairobi or at your Nairobi Hotel. Take the 4 hour drive to the Sirimon Gate of Mount Kenya National Park via Nanyuki Town; where you pick up the mountain trekking crew. Continue to the Sirimon Gate ( 2,600 metres) and commence the trek.

Take the 5 hour trek; passing through the forest, rosewood, bamboo and heather zones gaining an elevation of 0f 740 metres. You may encounter some elephants, buffalos, bushbucks and huge variety of birds on the way. Arrival at the Old Moses Camp ( 3,340 metres). Overnight at the Camp. Half board

Day 2

Breakfast. Take the 8 hour hike today and gain an elevation of 900 metres to reach the Moorland zone. Today, you have a test of patience, endurance and determination as you trek via the Sirimon Track to the Likii North Valley; below the subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo; two ancient parasitic vents of the main peaks. Trek onto the Mackinder's Valley, one of the broadest valleys on the mountain with many giant loberias and groundsels. Arrival at the Shiptons Camp ( 4,200 metres); just below the main peaks of Batian and Nelion. Overnight at Shiptons Camp. Full board

Day 3

0300 hours: Take the alpine ascent on the trekkers summit; Point Lenana ( 4,985 metres). You have 4 hours of stiff walking to reach Point Lenana by sunrIse. This is the most challenging day of the whole trek. Take your photos. Commence the descent back to Shiptons Camp and spend the rest of the day here on leisure. Overnight at the Camp. Full board

Day 4

Breakfast. Take the 4 hour descent via the Old Moses Camp; where you have lunch. Trek onto the Sirimon Gate and connect onto your transport back to Nairobi; where you arrive in the evening and are dropped off. Breakfast and lunch