5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS SAFARI TO MT. KENYA
Designed for those who have a minimum amount of time and who want to reach the third highest peak Pt. Lenana. This challenging, non-technical ascent can be made by any healthy person.
5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS SIRIMON TREK (Sirimon In –Sirimon Out)
The Sirimon Track is one of the finest approaches to the peak area. It offers some of the best views of the main peaks, with a gradual climb, which can be done leisurely. We traverse the mountain by ascending the Sirimon Track.
We depart from Nairobi at 6am (latest) for a road transfer. We arrive in Nanyuki at 1030am where we shall have lunch.
At 1130 hrs we shall depart for the Sirimon Park gate.
Our Mountain trek starts from this point after a few formalities at the Gate, an easy trek in the afternoon to help acclimatization. Overnight will be at Old mosses (3300m) in the high altitude mountain cabins. By the end of the day we will have done 5 hours of walking.
The day starts at 00700 Hrs
By the end of this day we shall have done about 8 hrs of walking (Leisurely). This will be a true taste of patience, endurance & determination.
Ascend the Sirimon Track to Likii North Valley, in this beautiful little valley below the subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo, two ancient parasitic vents of the main peaks. (3990m).Climb out of the North Valley and into the Mackinders Valley, one of the broadest valleys on the mountain, with many giant groundsels. Camp at Shimptons Cabins the of the Mackinder's Valley, just below the main peaks of Batian and Nelion (4,300m).
This day shall be spent relaxing at the base camp as we acclimatize. You shall explore the other lower peaks.
The day starts at 00200 Hrs
We start early so that we can reach the Peak at Sunrise
Alpine ascent to the highest peak, Pt. Lenana (4985m). En route up the north face little used by tourists. Four hours of stiff walking to the summit. This will be the most challenging bit of the Mt Trek and will require a strong mind to reach the summit. At about 0730 Hrs we shall start the descend back to shimptons camp. The rest of the day shall be spent resting at he camp having conquered Mt Kenya (Pt Lenana ).
The day starts at 00800 Hrs
We shall leave Shimptons camp and start our 4 Hrs walk out of the Park. We shall have a stop over at Old Moses where we shall have lunch. We shall be met by our van at the gate and head back home with a stop over at Nanyuki.
We shall leave Nanyuki at 1300 hrs for Nairobi
Included within your safari:
Accommodation whilst on safari (no need of tents, just your sleeping bags)
All transfers and as mentioned above (to & from Nanyuki )
Park entry fees at the park (Mt Kenya)
All park entry and conservation fees
Services of Porters ( 1 Porter per guest ) you will only carry your back pack.
Services of a chef
Services of professional guide
Meals whilst climbing
Excluded from your safari:
Beverages and other extras in Nanyuki
All activities not mentioned above
Items of a personal nature
Personal insurance covers (including emergency evacuation cover)
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