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Mount Kenya Sirimon-Naromoru (5 Days)

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The Sirimon Route is an accessible and enjoyable hiking route on Mount Kenya and well within the capabilities of fit hill walkers, offering a varied trek from the cultivated lowlands, through unique glacier-sculpted alpine heath and up to jagged volcanic peaks and glistening glaciers near the peak of Point Lenana.

The itinerary is based on starting and finishing the journey in Naro Moru but we can provide transfer from anywhere in Kenya and any accommodation in Nairobi.

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  1. Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation.
  2. Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
  3. Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
  4. Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
  5. Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
  6. All park entrance fees to include government taxes
  7. Services of a professional guide, porters and skilled cook
  8. Treated water on the trek.
  9. Start and finish Nairobi
  • Training cost and purchase of mountain gear.
  • Emergency evacuation cover USD. 24.00 from Amref
  • Meals outside the mountain
  • Other Items not mentioned above
  • Accommodation before/after the trek
  • Trekking gears
  • Tips
  • Items of personal nature
  • Personal clothing and equipment (see equipment list)

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Outdoor Seating
Reservations
Smoking Allowed

Tour Plan

At 0600hrs you will be picked up from your Nairobi hotel (or Nanyuki) and transferred to the Sirimon Park gate (alt.2700m). After a picnic lunch; you start an acclimatization hike in the tropical woodland occasionally enjoying the sighting of a monkey, a buffalo or even an elephant arriving at Old Moses camp (alt.3200m) in the early evening.
After breakfast, we start the hike of the moorland vegetation walking through the picturesque views of the Sirimon and the Mackinders valleys arriving at Likki North Hut in the early afternoon. Lunch at this camp and later take an acclimatization walk around the camp.
Start the hike of the steep slope towards Shipton’s camp (4200m) arriving in time for lunch. The giant groundsels occurring along this route are some of the spectacular views on Mt Kenya. Afternoon walk to the Kami Hut and later get back to the camp for dinner and overnight.
At 0230hrs you are woken up by the camp crew and have some tea and biscuits. Start the attempt of the scree and rock to the summit- point Lenana (alt.4985m), which is the highlight of our trip! After taking photos with the sunrise, descend slowly down to Mackinder’s Camp for breakfast. Then continue down the vertical bog to the Met Station (alt.3050m). Afternoon at leisure, dinner and overnight at Met Station.
At 0800hrs depart the camp and walk through the bamboo forest to connect with your transfer vehicle at the Naro Moru gate. From here you head to Nairobi for a well-deserved shower!

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