4-Day Mount Kenya Sirimon Route | East Africa Travel Company

£ 562

  • USD: 739$


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 4-Day Mount Kenya Sirimon Route the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro measuring 4,985 meters via Sirimon Route The hike will take four days through Sirimon route this is the easiest route to reach Point Lenana. The route is on the dry side of the mountain so it offers magical views.

4-Day Mount Kenya Sirimon Route4-Day Mount Kenya Sirimon Route

4-Day Mount Kenya Sirimon Route

  • A transfer from the airport can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Nairobi to Nanyuki

Depart Nairobi at 6:30 am
Road trip to Sirimon gate and have a picnic lunch before entry. The hike starts from the Sirimon Park gate (2660m). From the gate, trek up through magnificent montane forest, bamboo and giant heather zone before reaching the high altitude moorland and our first hut (Old Moses camp(3,300m) for evening tea, mountain entertainment dinner and overnight
stay. This is a gentle trek that takes 3-4 hrs gaining an elevation of 680m. From Old Moses camp you can see the summits of Batian and Nelion peaks. At the camp, you can see the summits of Batian and Nelion peaks.

Main Destination:
 Mount Kenya
Accommodation:
 Old Moses Mountain Camp

  • Budget mountain hut located in or near Mt Kenya
Day 2
Old Moses to Shipton Camp

After a heavy breakfast, Hike to Shipton’s camp (4200m ), 17kms (6 to 8 hrs hike) through Likii Valley mid-morning After a water break, continue on the track crossing Ontulili River before turning right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Likii North River and Mackinders Valley, a great day of scenery and magical photo shoots. There are killer panoramic views of the peaks from the viewpoint. A nourishing lunch will be served by the Likii River and continue to Shipton’s camp at 4200m Evening tea, snacks, dinner, and overnight stay. This camp is a surreal setting below the towering peaks and glaciers.
The resident population is of Rock hyrax and sunbirds.

Main Destination:
 Mount Kenya
Accommodation:
 Mara Springs Safari Camp

  • Budget tented camp located just outside Masai Mara NR
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Day 3
Shipton camp-Lenana peak-Old Moses camp

Kick-off at 2:00 am the hike takes 3-4 hrs. The climb starts on frozen scree and continues on a rocky track with some very minor scrambling With good Moon you barely need a torch. Without Moon, then the pollution-free sky bangs on the ground giving you a good view of the stars like nowhere else on Earth. Reach point Lenana (4985m) followed by Hoisting of the Africa Outdoors Flag & photo session on sunrise. Descend to Shipton Camp for breakfast, heading back to Old Moses camp.
Lunch will be served by the Likii River on the way back to Old Moses camp for overnight stay. Evening tea snacks & dinner will be served thereafter, have last night full of fun & joy in Mt Kenya.

Main Destination:
 Point Lenana (Mt Kenya)
Accommodation:
 Old Moses Mountain Camp

  • Budget mountain hut located in or near Mt Kenya
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 4

Old Moses camp-Nairobi

The last day on the mountain After breakfast, descend through the rainforest to Sirimon Park Gate for our transport to Nanyuki and thereafter to Nairobi.

Main Destination:
Nairobi
Accommodation:
 No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

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