4 days mt Kenya climbing sirimon route 2021/2022
4 days mount Kenya climbing sirimon down sirimon route 2021/2022
4 Days Mount Kenya trek 2021/2022 on Sirimon route – Hiking Sirimon Route . Old Moses . Shiptons . Old Moses . Nairobi 4 days / 3 nights
Mount Kenya Climbing Guide 2021/2022
Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest in Africa after Mt. Kilimanjaro.
For mountain climbing enthusiasts, a few things can be as rewarding as climbing Mt. Kenya; reaching the peak is extremely exhilarating.
The Mountain is located in Central Kenya, and it has three main peaks; Batian (5,199m), Nelion (5,188m) and Point Lenana (4,985m).
- 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).
- Mount Kenya trekking equipment.
- Items not mentioned as included.
Day 1: Nairobi- Sirimon-Old Moses
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: Old Moses- Shipton's
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: Shipton's- Point Lenana- Shiptpn's- Old Moses
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 for lunch. Descend to the Old Moses Camp and overnight at the Camp. Full board
Day 4: Old Moses- Sirimon-Nanyuki Town-Nairobi
Breakfast. Take the descent from the Old Moses Camp; and 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