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Sirimon-Sirimon Route(4 Days)

Moutains are calling!
As hikers & adventurers, A Great Hike is our oasis. It provides a
sense of fulfillment & serenity. As we trek up the greatest mountains
the idea of becoming one with nature becomes a reality.
Join the #kilimanjarobackpackers hiking team in Kenya as we take on Mt Kenya
the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after
Kilimanjaro measuring 4,985 metres via Sirimon Route
The hike will take four days through Sirimon route this is the easiest
route to reach Point Lenana. The route is on dry side of the mountain
so it offers magical views and affords walks through old growth forest

What to Expect

Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi-Old moses camp

Stop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National Park
Depart Nairobi at 6:30am
Road trip to Sirimon gate and have a picnic lunch before entry. The
hike start from the Sirimon Park gate (2660m). From the gate, trek up
thro magnificent montane forest, bamboo and giant heather zone before
reaching the high altitude moorland and our first hut (Old Moses camp
3,300m) for evening tea, moutain enternainment dinner and overnight
stay. This is a gentle trek that takes 3-4 hrs gaining an elevation of
680m. From Old Moses camp you can see the summits of Batian and Nelion
peaks

Duration

4 HOURS TREK

Meals included:• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Huts

Day 2: Old moses-shipton camp

Stop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National Park
After a heavy breakfast, Hike to Shipton’s camp (4200m ), 17kms (6 to
8 hrs hike) through Likii Valley mid morning After a water break,
continue on the track crossing Ontulili River before turning right
contouring through the Moorland and crossing Likii North River and
Mackinders Valley, a great day of scenery and magical photo shoots.
There are killer & panaromic views of the peaks from the view point. A
nourishing lunch will be served by the Likii River and continue to
Shiptons camp at 4200m Evening tea, snacks, dinner and overnight stay.
This camp is a surreal setting below the towering

Duration

9 hours trek

Meals included:• Breakfast

• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Huts

Day 3: shipton camp-Lenana peak-old moses camp

Stop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National Park
Kick off @ 2:00am the hike takes 3-4 hrs. The climb starts on frozen
scree and continues on a rocky track with some very minor scrambling.
With good Moon you barely need a torch. Without Moon, then the
pollution- free sky bangs on the ground giving you a good view of the
stars like nowhere else on Earth. Reach point Lenana (4985m) followed
by Hoisting of the kilimanjaro backpackers Flag & photo session on sunrise.
Descend to Shipton Camp for breakfast, heading back to Old Moses camp.
Lunch will be served by the Likii River on the way back to Old Moses
camp for overnight stay.
Evening tea snacks & dinner will served.
there after, have last night full of fun & joy in Mt Kenya.

Duration

12-14 hours trek

Meals included:• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: old moses camp(Huts)

Day 4: Nanyuki-Nairobi

Stop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National Park
The last day on the mountain After breakfast, descend through the rain
forest to Sirimon Park Gate for our transport to Nanyuki and
thereafter to Nairobi

Duration

2 hours trek

Meals included:• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Included in the price:
• Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
• 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 camps/huts as per the itinerary
• All park entrance fees to include government taxes
• Service of an English-speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
• Start and finish Nairobi
• Treated water on the trek and evacuation insurance

 

Excluded:
• Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
• International flights
• Visas to Kenya
• Items of personal nature
• Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

 

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible its a challenging hike You are advised to carry good hiking gears This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Meeting location:Hilton hotel Pick up Time:6:30am

Duration

4 days

This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers

RATES PER PERSON 1-2 3-5 6-20
KENYANS 450$ 360$ 320$
RESIDENTS 550$ 500$ 420$
NON RESIDENTS 780$ 680$ 620$

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