4 Days Naromoru Sirimon Route

Kenya Safaris

4 Days Naro Moru / Sirimon Route- Mount Kenya Climbing Safari – This is the most popular of all routes that can lead you to the peak of the Mount Kenya, Point Lenana on 4985m. The trek is the steepest and fastest way to reach the top and ascends the mountain from the west, while enjoying the natural beauty around you. The route offers some of the best tourist accommodations, as the cabins on this side of Mount Kenya are in a good quality

Day 1: Nairobi-Met station(3,050m)3-4hrs,10km,400m ascent.

After pick up in Nairobi drive to the naru moru park gate. From the gate, we trek up thro magnificent montane forest, bamboo and giant heather zone before reaching the high altitude moorland and our first cabins( Met Station) for dinner and overnight.

This is a gentle trek that takes 3 – 4 hrs gaining an elevation of 600m.

Day 2: Met Station–Mackinders  camp(4,300m).5-6hrs,11km,1,200mascent.

A short walk to the end of the forest line from where you hike across the
marshy vertical bog of the lower moorlands. Picnic lunch at the Picnic
Rocks before continuing further to Mackinders camp, gaining 1300m in
altitude in about 5 hours. Dinner and overnight – Mackinders camp (4300m)

Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 3: Mackinders–Pt. Lenana(4,985m)–Old Moses camp.11hrs, 685mascent,1,685descent.

Leave at 0300 hrs for predawn summit attempt, trekking for 3-4 hours across
bare rock and scree slopes characteristic of the alpine region up to Pt.
Lenana (4985m), the hikers summit, arriving in time to catch the African
sunrise. Later descend to Shiptons camp (Sirimon route) for breakfast. After breakfast, begin a 5 hour descent via Mackinder`s valley to the Old
Moses camp (3,300m). The descent is gentle and it offers ample time to
enjoy fascinating scenery which includes the moorlands before reaching the
camp.

Dinner and overnight at Old Moses camp.

Day 4: Old Moses(3,300m)–Nairobi. 2hrs

After early morning breakfast, descend for 3 hours through the rain forest to the Sirimon Park gate to catch a vehicle for the return journey to Nairobi arriving early evening.

Climbing Highlights

  • Traverse the mountain from East to North via the Chogoria and Sirimon routes.
  • Climb Point Lenana, the highest trekking peak on Mount Kenya
  • Point Lenana on a high of 5199m

Tour Cost : USD 1,190 Per Person 

Package Includes:
– All transport
– Accommodation in the mountain huts
– All meals while on the climb
– Park entry fees
– Services of a qualified and experienced Mountain Guide
– Services of experienced porters and cook
– Government taxes

Package Excludes:
– Extras –tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses

Mount KenyaClimbingGear-What to bring:

– Waterproof hiking boots
– Rain suit, sleeping bags
– Flashlights
– Sunglasses balaclava
– Hand gloves
– Night shoes
– Large plastic bags -essential for wetness in case of rain

Attention to You and Your SafetyEach assignment is a project in its own right – your team, our team and the mountain. The size of our team is directly related to the number on your team. That way we ensure the correct level of attention to you and your safety.

Total: $1,190.00 From $1,190.00 /person

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