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4 Days Sirimon Route - Mount Kenya Climbing

Distance: 53 km | Difficulty: Moderate | Start/Finish: Nairobi

Summary


Much more scenic than Naromoru and it is on the dry side of the mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki. Access is adequate and the bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain.

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 3 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 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, B,L,D

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 to arrive at approximately 2-3pm,B,L

The above price inclusive of:


Guarantee price/guarantee safari on confirmation

All ground transport whilst on safari in a comfortable safari van fitted with pop up roof for ease of game viewing and photography

Transfer to and from the base of the mountain

1 night accommodation in Nairobi on bed and breakfast

Full board accommodation whilst on safari and on the mountain with meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner

Accommodation in double/twin/triple sharing on safari and in Nairobi

All park entrance fees to include government taxes

Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide

All game drives as detailed in the itinerary

Arrival and departure transfers

Bottled mineral water whilst on safari

Specialised services all through

Treated water on the trek.

Shared accommodations in camps/huts on the mountain as per the itinerary

Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook

Excluded:


Tips, laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks and climbing gears

Medical evacuation (if you need this, US$ 25/person value exclusive of hospitalization and treatment bills)

Drinks

International flights

Passport and visa

Items of personal nature

Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary
 
   
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