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4 Days Mount Kenya Climbing – Sirimon Route

Kenya
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Duration

4 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English

Overview

Much more scenic than Naromoru and it is on the drier side of the mountain which offers some of the finest walkings. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sirimon | Judmier Camp | Shipton Camp | Point Lenana | Old Moses Camp | Descent

Itinerary

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Day 1, Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent

Leave Nairobi at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D

Day 2, Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 14km, 900m ascent

After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m, B,L,D

Day 3, Shipton Camp/Point Lenana/Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 9-10hrs, 21km

Leave at 3 am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30 am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Shipton Camp, 2hrs, for breakfast and further, 4hrs, down to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight, B, L, D

Day 4, Climbing Expedition End

After breakfast, walk down through the rainforest for 2 hours to connect with your transport vehicle back to Nairobi, B, L

Included/Excluded

  • Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
  • 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
  • Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes
  • Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
  • Start and finish Nairobi
  • Treated water on the trek
  • On completion, successful climb Certificate
  • All your climbing gears
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal spending money
  • Tips for guide, potter and cook.
  • Laundry, tips, sleeping bags, drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
  • International flights
  • Visas to Kenya
  • Items of personal nature
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

Durations

Multi day

Tour's Location

Kenya

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