5 DAYS MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING SIRIMON OUT CHOGORIA

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Mount Kenya Sirimon Route  Out Chogoria Route Africa Mount Kenya climbing safaris.

Embark on our 5 days Mount Kenya Sirimon route trek. Trekking Mt. Kenya Sirimon route, Hiking Mt. Kenya Chogoria route trips. Africa Adventure Climbing, Climbing Mount Kenya. Mt Kenya Climb, Joining safari in a group Naromoru Route Climbing. East Africa Mountain Trekking, Mount Trekking and Walking Safaris in Kenya(5 Days/4 nights). This mount kenyacombines the two most scenic routes of Mt Kenya. Ascent is on the dry side of the mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through the 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 bunkhouse facilities are the best on this side of the mountain.

Day 1

Climb Mt Kenya Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki - Old Moses

Mount Kenya Climbing 5 days up Sirimon and down Chogoria route starts from your door step pickup as early as 07:30am by one of our driver with a safari designed van, proceed to Nanyuki Town which takes like 2-3 hours. On arrival have cup of coffee at Nanyuki Nakumatt shopping Mall as we finalize with the purchase of food. There after drive for another 45min to arrive in Sirimon Park gate where the 5 days trekking starts. On arrival at the Sirimon gate you will have lunch as formalization of the entry fee process goes on as required  by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS). After the process the walking start from the gate to the camp, this normally takes 2-3 hours to get to Old Moses. Dinner and overnight in the camp

Day 2

Climb Mount Kenya Day 2: Old Moses - Shipton Camp

Wake up call at 0630hrs and you will be served with the breakfast as well as hot coffee and tea depending with your preference, after the breakfast prepare yourself and re-arrange the bag as we ascend the Sirimon Track to Likii North Valley,  in this beautiful little valley below the subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo, two ancient parasitic vents of the main peaks. {3990m}. Climb out of the North Valley and into the Mackinders Valley one of the broadest valleys on the Mountain, with many giant groundsels with good views of the main peaks and a brief stopover for picnic lunch along the valley on top of the cliff. After lunch we will have like 3 hours to ascend to Shipton Camp just bellow the main peak of Batian and Nelion this normally takes 7-8hrs to get to the Shipton Camp. On arrival you will find your cup of hot coffee or tea is ready as our crews always goes ahead to make sure the services are provided always on time. After refreshments you can either have a short walk for acclimatizing and then descend to the Camp as you wait for the dinner to be served. Dinner and overnight in Shipton Camp 4200m. The weather at this camp sometimes may go bellow 10 degrees depending with the climate

Day 3

Climb Mount Kenya Day 3: Shipton Camp - Austrian Hut

Wake up call at 0730am have your breakfast and then pack, leave at 0900am and ascend uphill to Simba col which is about 4610m, then proceed on a  gradual trail along samba tarn to join the trail that joins to Mintos Hut from Austrian Hut. Proceed on to the Austrian  Camp on time for lunch having done half circuit of the summit clockwise. The hike takes 3-4 hours. The lest of the afternoon spent in the camp relaxing as we await hitting the summit the following morning. Dinner and overnight in Austrian Hut

Day 4

Climb Mt Kenya Day 4: Austrian Hut – Lenana – Chogoria Bandas

Wake up call at 04:30am,  have a cup of Coffee or tea biscuits will also be served but keep it right to avoid constipation due to slow digestion, then we start the Alpine ascent to the highest peak Pt. Lenana {4985m} m (17,058ft) starts at 05:00hrs, taking 1 hr to reach Pt. Lenana 4985m (the hikers summit) in time to watch the sunrise.This is the most challenging bit of the Mount Kenya Trekking and will require a strong mind and the will as well as the spirit of Adventure to reach to the summit but its not challenging like Hiking Kili at Stella Point. On a clear day you can see the snow capped summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the South of Mt. Elgon to the west and the Indian Ocean to the East. We normally get to the summit around 0600.0630hrs before the sun rise, take the photos as many as you can. After your photography and viewing opportunity, surrounded by glaciers and ice rock caves, descend leisurely to Mintos hut, 2hrs, for hot breakfast. There after descend further down for about 2-3 hours to Road head for picnic lunch. At this point your body will be gaining strength as you are now going down from high altitude to normal and your mind will be calm though might be tired for the long day walk. In the next 2 hours you arrive in Chogoria Bandas where the memories of Mt. Kenya becomes real, you will be received by our crews who always walks ahead and you will have hot African Tea or Coffee while dinner and overnight will be served as early as 1900hrs

Day 5

Mt Kenya Trek Day 5: Mt Kenya Bandas - Chogoria Gate - Nairobi

The day will be calm and the breakfast will be served at around 0700am, after a leisurely breakfast, you walk about 10 kms down through the forest to meet our driver who will drive you down the rest of the track and on to Chogoria town where we normally part ways with the other crews and we head back to Nairobi and have hot lunch on the way back to Nairobi arriving late afternoon with a drop off to your respective residential places of residence.

    Included
  • 1: One senior and assistant Guide 2: Porters 3: Cook 4: All Park entrance fees 5: Accommodation based on full board while in the mountain( breakfast, Lunch and dinner) 6: Camping fees 7: Drinking water 8: Vegetarian Food 9: Transfer to and fro Nairobi - Mt Kenya - Nairobi
    Excluded
  • 1. Soft drinks 2.Tips for the cook.guide and porters. What To Bring On Trekking Mt.Kenya 1. Waterproof rucksack with day pack 2. Sleeping bag (covering at least 3 seasons) 3. Roll mats and insulation pads 4. Comfortable hiking boots, light walking trainers thongs (flip - flops) 5. Gaiters (useful when encountering snow),Wooden walking stick / ski pole,Sunglasses or snow – goggles, sun hat, balaclava or woolen hat,Warm scarf, gloves, mittens and thermal underwear 6. Sweaters / jumpers, anorak / raincoat, water and windproof pants, jackets, t-shirt, several pairs of socks 7. Long sleeved shirt with collar, small towel, toiletries and toilet paper 8. Sunscreen and lip salve 9. Flash light (head mounted preferable) and spare batteries 10. Water bottle 11. Camera with spare film and batteries
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