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MT KENYA CLIMB SIRIMON

05 DAYS MT KENYA CLIMB SIRIMON–CHOGORIA ROUTE DIRECT:

Depart to Nanyuki  for  lunch later proceed  to the  Sirimon Park  Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill through 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,

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,

Spend the day acclimatizing. Walk to Kami Hut down to Hauseberg Lakes (Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn). Walk back to  Austrian hut for dinner and overnight ( your guide will provide with updates on the situations up)

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 Mintos hut, 2hrs, for breakfast and further hrs down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m, for dinner and overnight – put up tent.


Descend  2 hrs walk - 15km to forest clearance to catch a 4x4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your shared  transfer vehicle back to Nairobi. END

Where to Sleep :

Shiptons Camp

The Shiptons Camp is located just below the main peaks of Mount Kenya. Here you can also sleep in bunkers within the mountain hut. The camp is located at an elevation of 4200m. and is used by most hikers on their final day before summiting Pt. Lenana.

Mount Meru Bandas

Just above the Chogoria township on the eastern slopes of Mount Kenya,within Mount Kenya National Park, is the Meru Mount Kenya Lodge.This is one of the most ideal bases for those adventurous people who wish to hike Mount Kenya.Accommodation is set out in a series of bandas, nestling just in the area where the dense forest and bamboo belt of the lower slopes end, and the high moorlands begin.

WHATS INCLUDED

List of the Included items for your package:

  • * 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 camp at meru bandas and huts as per the itinerary – tents will be provided.
  • * All park entrance fees to include government taxes
  • * Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
  • * Treated water on the trek.
  • * On completion, successful climb Certificate

Whats Not Included:

List of Not Included items for your package:

  • * Laundry, sleeping bags (available for hire at $ 20 each for entire climb period), beverages & drinks, climbing gears  and tip to your guide ,porter & cook