Four Days Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon - Narumoro Route
Day 1: Nairobi - Nanyuki - Old Moses Camp
Depart Nairobi at seven o'clock and drive to Nanyuki town arriving in time for lunch. As you have lunch the cook will be shopping for your food for the next four days. After lunch proceed to Sirimon park gate and after formalities start trekking following the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heather land after about three hours arriving Oldmoses Camp for dinner and overnight.
2650 - 3300m, 3-4 hours hiking time, 9km, 750m ascent
Day 2: Old Moses - Shipton Camp
Todays hike will take about six to seven hours crossing Liki and Mackinders valleys, there is a great view of Tereri and Sendeo peaks. And also a great view of Nanyuki town and beautiful terrain. Shipton's camp has also an excellent setting with the north faces of Nelion peak and Batian peak visible from the camp.
3300m - 4200m, 6-7 hours, 14km, 900m ascent
Day 3: Shiptons Camp - Point Lenana - Met Station
Wake up very early at 2:30am and have a light breakfast; coffee or tea with some bicuits, depart camp with the aim of summiting point lenana. Hike your way to piont lenana arriving in good time for a magnificent sun rise; after a photo session and scenery viewing begin descending to Mackinder's Camp for breakfast before descending further down to the Meteorological Station Lodge for your last overnight on the mountain. Dinner and over night at Met Station.
4300m - 4985m - 3050m
Day 4: Met Station - Nairob
After breakfast, descend down to Narumoro park gate; after formalities transfer back to Nairobi lunch en route arriving in the afternoon.
3050m - 1950m
End of services
Transport to and from the base of the mountain
Fullboard Accommodation on the mountain
services of an english speaking guide, porters and a cook
Rescue fee in case of an emergency
H.F Radio Communication
International air transportation to and from Nairobi
Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance,laundry, beverages, tips etc
Required Hiking Equipments
- Sleeping Bag 15°C [4 seasons]
- Rain Trouser
- Rain Jacket [Poncho]
- Balaclava [Hat Woolen]
- Warm Clothes down jacket
- Thermal underwear
- Fleece Jacket
- Hiking Boots
- Walking Sticks
- Head Torch
- Ruck Suck 65L [Carried by porters]
- Day Pack 35 [For your personal effects]
NB:// - Mosquito nets are not required
- You only require bottled water on the 1st day. The rest of the days we usually boil or purify the water with purifing tablets and you just re fill your drinking bottles.
- Proper equipments are vital to safe and enjoyable trek.