In Sirimon - Out Sirimon - Climbing Mount Kenya - 4 days trek

Short Overview
The Sirimon Track is one of the finest approaches to the peak areas and offers some of the best views of the main peaks with a gradual climb which can be done leisurely. This challenging non technical ascent can be made by any healthy person and is designed for those with a minimum amount of time and want to reach the 3rd highest peak, Point Lenana.
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Details of In Sirimon - Out Sirimon - Climbing Mount Kenya - 4 days trek

Day 1

We depart from Nairobi at 0600hrs ( latest) by road and arrive in Nanyuki at 1030am where we have lunch. At 11.30hrs we shall depart from the Sirimon Park Gate. After a few formalities at the gate, the easy afternoon trek starts to help in acclimatization. We overnight at the Old Moses (3300m) in the high altitude mountain cabins. By end of the day we will have done 5hrs of walking.

Day 2

Starts at 0700Hrs Ascend the Sirimon Track to Likii North Valley, in this beautiful valley below the subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo, two ancient parasitic vents of the main peaks.(3990m). Climb out of the North Valley and into Mackinders Valley, one of the broadest valleys on the mountain with many giant groundsels. We camp at Shiptons Cabins of the Mackinder’s Valley, just below the main peaks of Batian and Nelion (4,300m) By end of this day we shall have done 8hrs of walking (leisurely) .This will be a true taste of patience, endurance and determination.

Day 3

Starts at 0200Hrs. The early start enables us to reach the Peak at Sunrise. Alpine ascent to the highest peak, Point Lenana (4985m) en route up the north face little used by tourists. Four hours of stiff walking to the summit. This will be the most challenging bit of the mountain trek and will require a strong mind to reach the summit. At around 0730h we start to descend back to Shiptons Camp. The rest of the day shall be spent resting at the camp having conquered Mt Kenya (Point Lenana)

Day 4

Starts at 0800Hrs We shall leave Shiptons Camp and start our 4 hours walk out of the Park. We shall have a stop over at Old Moses where we shall have lunch. We shall be met by our van at the gate and head back home with a stop over in Nanyuki. We shall leave Nanyuki at 1300hrs for Nairobi and drop at your hotel.

Info

Info

SKU
  • CLC2-4D-01
Destination
  • Kenya
When to visit?
  • All year round
Tour style
  • Climbing tour
Tour duration
  • 4 DAY
Included in the price
  • All meals on the safari.
  • All Park entrance fees.
  • All prices are quoted in US Dollars.
  • Camping equipment if applicable (tents
  • mattresses
  • sleeping bags
  • pillows
  • table and chairs)
  • Flying Doctors rescue insurance for the time of the tour with Shadows of Africa.
Excluded from the price
  • Any sightseeing
  • excursions and optional activities other than those specified
  • Entry visas
  • International flights
  • Laundry
  • Please
  • read our Terms and Conditions
  • Tips and gratuities to safari crew - recommended: 15-20 USD per day to safari driver
  • 10 – 15 USD per day to safari cook
  • Travel insurance
Itinerary Note
  • Note that for transfer from Nairobi Airport we use Impala Shuttle Service with departures daily at 0800 and 1400 or we can arrange private shuttle or a flight from NBO to JRO

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Itinerary in Brief


  • DAY 1 - Depart from Nairobi at 06:00

  • DAY 2 - Ascend the Sirimon Track to Likii North Valley B, L, D

  • DAY 3 - Reach the Peak at Sunrise B, L, D

  • DAY 4 - Leave Shiptons Camp B, L, D

B - Breakfast; L - Lunch; D - Dinner

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