Mount Kenya Climb
4 Days Sirimon, Naromoru

04 Days
Climbing Route: Sirimon, Out Naromoru
  • Route Overview

    A 4 Days /3nights Mount Kenya trek route which is more scenic than Naromoru and it is on the dry side of mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through 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 bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain

  • Day 1: Nairobi – Sirimon gate - Old Moses Camp

    After an early breakfast we commence a 7-8 hours trek to Shipton's camp (4,236m). Today's trek is long and interesting but also a good test on individual fitness. You’ll ascent close to 900m going up the surreal Mackinder Valley with its strange vegetation of giant lobelia and groundsel, unique to equatorial African mountains. Here we stay at Shipton's hut (4236m), just below the glaciers and jagged peaks of bare rock that surround the main summits. {B, L, D}

  • Day 2: Old Moses Camp - Shipton’s Camp

    After an early breakfast we commence a 7-8 hours trek to Shipton's camp (4,236m). Today's trek is long and interesting but also a good test on individual fitness. You’ll ascent close to 900m going up the surreal Mackinder Valley with its strange vegetation of giant lobelia and groundsel, unique to equatorial African mountains. Here we stay at Shipton's hut (4236m), just below the glaciers and jagged peaks of bare rock that surround the main summits. {B, L, D}

  • Day 3: Shipton's Camp – Point Lenana Peak – Mackinder's Camp - Met Station

    Predawn attempt of the summit starts 3 a.m and you hike for about 3 hours up screes and a bare rocky track to reach the hikers summit, Pt Lenana at 4,985m in time to witness the African Sun rise as it reflect its golden glow on the Majestic peaks of Batian and Nelion over the equator at 6.30am – to add to the exhilaration, Kilimanjaro is usually visible 340kms to the south on a clear day. Then 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. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}

  • Day 4: Met Station– Naromoru Park Gate – Nairobi

    After an early breakfast, begin a 3-4 hour descent to Met Station (3030mts) through 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 transfer you to Naro Moru hotel for lunch and the back to Nairobi. {B, L}.

  • Tour includes

    • Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
    • Full board accommodation whilst on the trek
    • Transfer to/from base of the mountain gates
    • Start and finish Nairobi
    • Accommodations in camps as per the itinerary
    • All park entrance fees to include government taxes, camping fees and park rescue fees
    • Park certified guides (ratio of 1:4) and assistant guides/company reps
    • Porters and cooks, plus equipment for t
    • All group camping equipment including sleeping tents
    • Meals plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
    • Treated water on the trek
    • On completion, successful climb Certificate
    • Start and finish Nairobi
    Tour Excludes
    • International flights
    • International flights )
    • Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
    • Vaccinations and malaria tablets
    • Personal expenses
    • Items of personal nature
    • Travel insurance
    • Upgrade to Mountain Hut accommodation
    • Upgrade to Mountain Hut accommodation
    • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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