Mount kenya climbing route Sirimon out Chogoria route,Climbing Mt. Kenya to Africa second Highest peak. Mt. Kenya one of the East Africa Mountains that passes along the equator
This is the easiest route trekking to Point lenana Mt Kenya Sirimon Route – Guide To Trekking Mt Kenya Sirimon Trek.this route has more spectacular scenery, greater flexibility and a gentler rate of ascent; although it is still easy to climb too fast
Much more scenic than Naromoru and it is on the drier side of the mountain which offers some of Mount Kenya Trekking: Sirimon Route- Mt Kenya Climbing Old Moses campthe 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.
Though Mount Kenya summit can be reached in 4 days as per the below itinerary, we strongly recommend an overnight acclimatization at the base in Nanyuki Town. This can be arranged for at an extra fee of $50 per person. Mount Kenya Trekking: Sirimon Route.
Why book this Sirimon route? Sirimon route is easier,scenic and shorter with 95% summit success rate.Four -day expedition up Mt Kenya’s Sirimon Route mixes life-enhancing exercise with some of the purest air and best views on earth.unforgettable early morning start to catch a sunrise over the African equator.
Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hats , Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf’s, Rain Trousers.Price is exclusive of first and last Night accommodation in Nairobi.
You can hire some of the equipment available at a reasonable cost.
Leave Nairobi at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. 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 3? hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D
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. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m, B,L,D
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 Shipton Camp, 2hrs, for breakfast and further, 4hrs, down to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight, B,L,D
After breakfast, walk down through the rainforest for 2 hours to connect with your transport vehicle back to Nairobi, B,L.
NB: We ensure clients get enough and plenty of well cooked food.
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