Climbing Mount: 5 Days Sirimon down Chogoria Route

“Come touch the sky”... climbing to 5,199 meters, Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The scenery surrounding this designated World Heritage Site is breath-taking. It is pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forest, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals, high altitude adapted plains game and unique montane and alpine vegetation.

per adult from

$1,674

NZD

Duration

6 days

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Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Items of personal nature

  • Day 1: Nairobi - Nanyuki

    Stop At: Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality, Laikipia County, Rift Valley Province
    You will leave Nairobi in the morning and proceed to Nanyuki. Nanyuki town is your base town and it is here you will meet with the rest of mountain climbing crew. Any shopping needs will be done here too. It is also partly to acclimatize a little before embarking your trip.
    Duration: 4 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Nanyuki town

    Day 2: sirimon gate

    Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
    Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though
    The forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate
    The track veers right to Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight

    Duration: 4 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Judmier Camp

    Day 3: Shipton

    Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
    After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks.

    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Shipton camp

    Day 4: Shipton campi

    Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
    Spend the day acclimatizing. Walk to Kami Hut down to Hauseberg Lakes (Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn). Walk back to Shipton for over night.

    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Shipton camp

    Day 5: Mount Meru Bandas, Chogoria

    Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
    Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards Lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos hut, 3 hrs, for breakfast and further 3 hrs down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m.

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mount Meru Bandas

    Day 6: Chogoria - Nairobi

    Stop At: Nairobi, Nairobi
    Descend 2hr, 15km to forest clearance to catch a 4x4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where You will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The safari crew will be ready for you at your pick up location at least 30 minutes before departure time.Airports
    • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya
    • Wilson Airport, Nairobi Kenya
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 11/5/2019 - 1/3/2021
    Monday - Sunday:06:30 AM - 06:00 PM
    1/4/2021 - 1/3/2022
    Monday - Sunday:06:30 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Natural Track Kenya Safaris

Activity ID: V-213813P21

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