5 Days Mount Kenya Hiking Climbing Adventure Sirimon up down Narumoru is a creative climb which joins two of the most scenic routes up Mount Kenya, Sirimon and Chogoria, producing a remarkably diverse and spectacular trek. Sirimon coming off the west of Mount Kenya passes through the dry side of the mountain with its giant trees and rocky terrain, and the descent onto the Chogoria path is exactly different with its lush bamboo and highland forests. The final night time ascent of Point Lenana can be as difficult as any ascent in East Africa, but the rest of the trek is generally considered easier than either Kilimanjaro or the Ruwenzori’s, and this is the most likely climb for actually seeing big game.

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands. At the centre of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), only point Lenana can be reached by trekkers and the other two being only for technical climbers.

5 Days Mount Kenya Hiking Climbing Adventure – Sirimon up down Narumoru

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or from the Hotel
DEPARTURE TIME Please be ready by 7:30 AM for a prompt departure at 8:00 AM.
RETURN TIME Approximately 5:30 PM.
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Professional instructor Meals
1 hour of free time Transportation in mini-coach
Instructor gratuity

5 Days Mount Kenya Hiking Climbing Adventure – Sirimon up down Narumoru

5 Days Mount Kenya Hiking Climbing Adventure Sirimon up down Narumoru Cross-over is a moderate mountain hike rated as easy among the short trip options. 5-Day Mount Kenya Climbing Adventure Sirimon up down Narumoru is quite a popular itinerary with persons attempting to hike at an altitude exceeding 4000m for the first time. It is designed in such a way that both the pace of ascend and descend are comfortable to allow the hikers to enjoy their time while on the Mountain.

Mount Kenya Hiking Climbing Adventure Package Includes:

1: Round trip transportation
2: Professional Mountain Safari Guide/
5: Twin/Double bedded rooms with private bath or shower.
6: Guaranteed departures for two or more passengers booking this safari.
7: 3 meals a day while on safari.
8: All Game Park fees.

Mount Kenya Hiking Climbing Adventure Not included:

  • International airfares.
  • Hotel accommodation in Nairobi
  • Drinks
  • Tipping
  • Personal effects
  • Kenya Visas

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5 Days Mount Kenya Hiking Climbing Adventure – Sirimon up down Narumoru

Day 1: Arrival in Kenya

Depending on the flight; some arrive today while others arrive tomorrow morning. If you arrive today, You will be met by our staff on arrival at Nairobi Airport. Mostly it will be at night and you will have had dinner in the flight. You will be transferred to the reserved hotel for overnight stay, which is booked on Bed and Breakfast and it is at extra cost. The airport is approximately 35 – 45 minutes’ drive to Most of the hotels.
Over Night at Rock Guest House.

  • Main Destination: Nairobi (Kenya)
  • Accommodation: Rock Guest House
  • Meals: booked on Bed and Breakfast
  • Drinks not included

Day 2: Nairobi – Mount Kenya – Old Moses hut

Depart from Nairobi by 07.00hrs headed for Nanyuki. The drive will take you approximately 3 hrs and pass through agricultural country. You will arrive in time for lunch at mountain Rock lodge. Mountain Rock Lodge is an old country hotel at the base of the forest on the western slopes of Mt Kenya at an altitude 2,000m. After lunch is a full briefing and equipment check before we begin the transfer to the mountain. It takes about one hour to get to the Sirimon Park Gate (2600m) crossing the equator en-route. Sirimon gate marks the start of the Sirimon route.

From here is an interesting 2-3 hours walk through Forest, bamboo, rosewood and heather zones to Old Moses camp (3340m). Accommodation today will be at the Old Moses mountain hut (3340m).
Dinner & Over Night at Old Moses Mountain Camp.

  • Main Destination: Mount Kenya National Park (Kenya)
  • Accommodation: Old Moses Hut
  • Meals: All meals included
  • Drinks not included

Day 3: Old Moses – Shipton’s Hut

Leaving after breakfast. Today is a long 6 – 7 hours hike to Shipton’s mountain hut (4200 mts). Leaving early, we traverse the expansive moorlands carpeted with tussock grasses and dotted with the unique Giant lobelia and Senecio plants, crossing streams and valleys. Today’ trek is largely through the Mackinder Valley, with good views of the main peaks and a brief stopover for picnic lunch. Dinner & Over Night at Old Moses Mountain Camp.

Day 4: Shipton’s – Point Lenana Peak – Mackinder’s Hut

Predawn attempt of the summit starts at 03.00 or 04.00hrs and you hike for about three hours up steep scree slopes and across rugged rocks to Point Lenana summit – 4985mts. It is planned that you arrive in time to witness the African Sun rise as it reflects its golden glow on the Majestic peaks of Batian and Nelion over the equator. On a clear day you can see the snowcapped summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro miles away to the south. After celebrating the achievement descend down through Lewis Glacier up to the Austrian hut to join to the Naromoru track and descend for 2 hours to Mackinder’s camp for breakfast then relax the rest of the day. Dinner and overnight at Mackinder’s Camp (4300m). Dinner & Over Night at Mackinder Hut.

Day 5: Mackinder’s – Naromoru gate – Nairobi

After an early breakfast, begin a 3-4 hour descent to Met Station (3030mts). The descent is gentle and it offers ample time to enjoy fascinating scenery which includes the moorlands, Heather and the lower vertical bog. From Met Station is another 2 hours walk down on a wide dirt road leading to the Naromoru Park gate (2600m) where we meet the vehicle that will take us via a hotel at the base of Mount Kenya for a quick shower to freshen up before driving back to Nairobi. After the refreshing break we proceed on to Nairobi arriving in the late afternoon. You will be dropped at Nairobi airport to connect with your flight back home.

5 Days Mount Kenya Hiking Climbing Adventure
5 Days Mount Kenya Hiking Climbing Adventure Sirimon up down Narumoru

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