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4 Days Mount Kenya  Climbing, Trekking or Hiking Safari using the Sirimoni Route

Brief insight into the 4 Days Mount Kenya  Climbing, Trekking or Hiking Safari using the Sirimoni Route
Safari Destinations Mount Kenya National Park - Kenya
Attraction in this safari: At 5199m high, it is Africa's second highest mountain, with gleaming and eroded snow-capped peaks, which can be seen for miles. It is a broad, large symmetrical volcano cone whose diameter at the base is about 12 km, dating between 2 to 3 million years ago. There are three peaks; Mbatian, , Nelion and point Lenana. The magnificent views over the surrounding country from point Lenana and other high points around the main peaks and trekking on this mountain is a priority among tourists. The forest surrounding the mountain support a large variety of wildlife such as elephant, buffalo, monkey, antelope, lion, zebra, eland, rock hyrax, giant forest hogs, leopard and various species of birds such as eagle, vulture, and sunbird among others.
Who can be participate: This 4 Days Mount Kenya  Climbing, Trekking or Hiking Safari using the Sirimoni Route is for one and all as long as you are physically fight and have the spirit to conquer mount Kenya
Safari Begins from: Nairobi and ends in Nairobi

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. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest (the forest features the Mau-Mau caves, the former hideouts for Kenya's pre-independence guerrilla fighters who fought against the British colonial masters. The escort naturalist guide for the trek talks about their history and the flora and fauna of the forest.) which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3 hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight.

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

After breakfast, follow the track uphill hiking through montane forest, bamboo and rosewood. 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.

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

Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, 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.

Day 4: Judamaier Camp - Sirimon - Nairobi 2-3hrs, 9km

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

 
Tour/Safari Cost: Cost will be provide on request and may go down depending on number of participants
Safari Cost will includes

 

  • 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
  • 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
Safari Cost will not Include
  • Laundry,
  • Sleeping bags
  • Accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
  • Items and services of a personal nature
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Bottled Drinks

 

 

 
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