5 days Mt. Kenya Hike Sirimon – Chogoria Route

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Daily Tour 5 days
Kenya Kenya

Mount Kenya Chogoria route Climb is the highly recommended and arguably the most magnificent ascent route to trek Mount Kenya to the summit area. It is the driest route up the mountain and the walk beside the Gorges Valley truly spectacular. The descent by the Sirimon route takes one through some beautiful forest tracks and completes the traverse of the mountain.

Inclusions


  • All Transfers
  • Transport from Nairobi to Siromon gate and Back
  • 4 nights Accommodation in the huts as stated in the itinerary
  • All meals and hot drinks for the days in the trek
  • Services of a professional Tour leader/ guide
  • Porters to carry your luggage
  • All Park Fees
  • Personalized service

Exclusions


  • Tips and gratitude to guides.
BringPrice Information & Seasons

 

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A.hiking gear:

  1. Sleeping bags
  2. Hiking boots
  3. Waterproof jackets and pants(trousers)
  4. Hand gloves
  5. Warm clothing
  6. At least 5 t –shirts
  7. Extra Sport shoes or sandals
  8. Warm fleece
  9. Hat
  10. Thermal suit
  11. Getter
  12. Hiking stick
  13. Insurance

Please note:
* Number 1 can be hired at Ksh 500 per day
* Number 2-5 can be hired at Ksh 200 per day
* Number 5 to 9 – you can carry them with you

B. Personal effects
c. Lunch on last day

This Tour Price is Based on a Per Person Sharing, in a Pop Up Safari Van and in a Double/ Twin Room/ Tent.

Display Rates In USD EUR GBP
High Season
July 01- October 31 | Dec 23 – Jan 2
Mid Season
Jan 02- March 31 | April 18- Apri 21
Jun 16- June 31 | Nov 01- Dec 22
Low Season
April 01- June 15
2 peopleUS$ 725US$ 705US$ 685
4 people
6 people
From

US$685.00

per person sharing
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4 x 4 Land Cruiser/ Jeep Supplement


Display Rates In USD EUR GBP
2 people in private jeepUS$ 180.00 Per Person
4 people in private jeepUS$ 90.00 Per Person
6 people in private jeepUS$ 60.00 Per Person
   All rates are in US Dollars  per person
  Children between 12 – 18 years will pay 75% of the adult rates
  Children between 3 – 12 years will pay 50% of the adult rate
  Children Below 3 years is FREE
  Kindly request rates for 1 person, in own room or travelling alone!

Day 1 Nairobi – Nanyuki – Old Moses (9km – 3 to 4 hrs)

An early morning Pick up from your respective place at 07:30 hrs, then we proceed to Nanyuki Town which takes like 3-4 hours. On arrival we have a stop over in Nanyuki shopping mall Nakumatt as well as a cup of Kenyan tea as we finalize with the purchase of food. There after we proceed to the Sirimon Gate, this normally takes not more than 1 hour, on arrival at the gate we will have hot lunch at the gate as we formalize the entry process and payments of the fees as required by the Kenya Wildlife Service Park Authority. After the process the walking start from the gate to the camp, this normally takes 2-3 hours to get to Old Moses which is about 3300m. Dinner and overnight in the camp

  • Accommodation: Old Moses Bandas
  • Meals & drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 2 Old Moses – Shipton Camp (13.5 km – 7 to 8 hrs)

Wake up call at 0630 hrs and you will be served with the breakfast as well as hot coffee and tea depending with your preference, after the breakfast prepare yourself and re-arrange the bag as we 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. {3990 m}. Climb out of the North Valley and into the Mackinders Valley one of the broadest valleys on the Mountain, with many giant groundsels with good views of the main peaks and a brief stopover for picnic lunch along the valley on top of the cliff. After lunch we will have like 3 hours to ascend to Shipton Camp just bellow the main peak of Batian and Nelion this normally takes 7-8 hrs to get to the Shipton Camp. On arrival you will find your cup of hot coffee or tea is ready as our crews always goes ahead to make sure the services are provided always on time. After refreshments you can either have a short walk for acclimatizing and then descend to the Camp as you wait for the dinner to be served. Dinner and overnight in Shipton Camp 4200 m. The weather at this camp sometimes may go bellow 10 degrees depending with the climate.

  • Accommodation: Shipton Camp
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 3 Shipton Camp – Austrian Hut (4800 m)

Wake up call at 0730 am have your breakfast and then pack, leave at 0900 am and ascend uphill to Simba col which is about 4610 m, then proceed on a gradual trail along samba tarn to join the trail that joins to Mintos Hut from Austrian Hut. Proceed on to the Austrian Camp on time for lunch having done half circuit of the summit clockwise. The hike takes 3-4 hours. The lest of the afternoon spent in the camp relaxing as we await hitting the summit the following morning. Dinner and overnight in Austrian Hut

  • Accommodation: Austrian Hut
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 4 Austrian Hut – Lenana – Chogoria Bandas (3000m)

Wake up call at 04:30 am, have a cup of Coffee or tea biscuits will also be served but keep it right to avoid constipation due to slow digestion, then we start the Alpine ascent to the highest peak Pt. Lenana {4985 m} m (17,058 ft) starts at 05:00 hrs, taking 1 hr to reach Pt. Lenana 4985 m (the hikers summit) in time to watch the sunrise.This is the most challenging bit of the Mount Kenya Trekking and will require a strong mind and the will as well as the spirit of Adventure to reach to the summit but its not challenging like Hiking Kili at Stella Point. On a clear day you can see the snow capped summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in the South of Mt. Elgon to the west and the Indian Ocean to the East. We normally get to the summit around 0600 – 0630 hrs before the sun rise, take the photos as many as you can. After your photography and viewing opportunity, surrounded by glaciers and ice rock caves, descend leisurely to Mintos hut, 2 hrs, for hot breakfast. There after descend further down for about 2-3 hours to Road head for picnic lunch. At this point your body will be gaining strength as you are now going down from high altitude to normal and your mind will be calm though might be tired for the long day walk. In the next 2 hours you arrive in Chogoria Bandas where the memories of Mt. Kenya becomes real, you will be received by our crews who always walks ahead and you will have hot African Tea or Coffee while dinner and overnight will be served as early as 1900 hrs.

  • Accommodation: Chogoria Bandas
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Day 5 Mt Kenya Bandas – Chogoria Gate – Nairobi (10 km – about 4 hrs)

The day will be calm and the breakfast will be served at around 0700 am, after a leisurely breakfast, you walk about 10 km down through the forest to meet our driver who will drive you down the rest of the track and on to Chogoria town where we normally part ways with the other crews and we head back to Nairobi and have hot lunch on the way back to Nairobi arriving late afternoon with a drop off to your respective residential places of residence.

  • Accommodation: End of Tour
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast &Lunch
  • Drinking water (Other drinks not included)
Total: $685 From $685 /person
× $685 = $685

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