The 4 days mount kenya trekking sirimon down Naromoru is the short and best itinerary for trekking up mount kenya, In this route we use sirimon gate and come out through Naromoru gate.At the end of trekking you will have covered the summit " point Lenana" which would be amazing to see on sunset day.
4 Days Mount Kenya trekking up Sirimon Down Naromoru Route
DAY 1: NAIROBI – NANYUKI- NANYUKI – SIRIMON GATE 2650m:
Leave Nairobi at 0800hrs in the morning for 4hours drive to Nanyuki town arriving in time for lunch. This is the best place for first day acclimatization. Stopping at Equator for photograph taking .proceed to sirimon gate Trek from Sirimon gate to Old Moses camp a distance of 9km that take a bout 3-4 hours trekking, pass through forest of indigenous trees like Podo trees, Douglass fire, Cinder, pine e.t.c and then to Bamboo and finally to Heath part. Dinner and over night at Old Moses Camp.
DAY2: OLD MOSES – SHIPTONS Hut 4200m
Wake up at 6:00am in the morning and pack your belongings and then have after breakfast at 6:30am. Leave Old Moses camp with a picnic lunch exactly at 7:00 am to shiptons camp a distance of 14 km a journey that takes 6-7 hours. Shiptons camp is located at the base of the highest peaks in Mt Kenya. Dinner and overnight at Shiptons Hut.
DAY 3: SHIPTONS HUT – LENANA SUMMIT 4985m – METSTATION CAMPSITE
Wake up very early in the morning exactly at 2:00 am to prepare your self and the take pre breakfast at 2:30 am. Leave Shiptons at 3:00 am to attempt the summit a journey that takes 3 ½ hours to reach the summit. Point Lenana is the 3rd highest peak in Mt Kenya and the only one that can be reached by trekking. On a clear sky day you can see Mt Kilimanjaro on southern side and Indian Ocean shining as the sun is rising. After enjoying the summit, descend down to back to descend down to Mackinder’s camp for full breakfast. Here the guide will give you 1 hour to relax before you proceed to Met station campsite for lunch, Dinner and overnight.
DAY4: METSTATION – NAIROBI
After breakfast at 7:30, you will walk down to Naromoru gate where you will meet a transfer vehicle to Naromoru town or if you are too much exhausted in walking, a guide can organize for you a 4x4 wheel drive vehicle but with an extra cost of ksh 9000 /100 us$ that will drive you down from Met station camp to Naromoru town where you will have a short break to say Kwaheri(good bye) to your potters and cook as you connect with Another vehicle back to Nairobi where your tour ends.
Enjoy your stay..
Theabove price inclusive of:
Guarantee price/guarantee safari on confirmation
All ground transport from Nairobi to mount Kenya and back Nairobi.
Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
Full board accommodation whilst on safari and on the mountain with meal plan as described, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
All park entrance fees to include government taxes
Service of an English speaking professional driver/guide
All game drives as detailed in the itinerary
Arrival and departure transfers
Bottled mineral water whilst on safari
Specialized services all through
Treated water on the trek.
Shared accommodations in camps/Tents on the mountain as per the itinerary
Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
Tips, laundry, beverages/Drinks and climbing gears
Accommodation in Nairobi on bed and breakfast sandtone hotel double US$70 and single US$50 B/B
sleeping bag & climbing gears can be obtained local at $ 5 per day.
Passport and visaU$50 p/p
Items of personal nature
Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.
Optional 4x4 wheel drive vehicle transfer from Met station to Naromouru gate US$100
Optional carnivore restaurant dinner US$25 p/p
Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.