6 Days Mount Kenya Climbing-Sirimon Naromoru Route

$850.00

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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION
Nairobi
DEPARTURE TIME
Please arrive at least 1 hour before the trip.
INCLUDED
Airfare
Accommodations
Local transportation
Professional guide
NOT INCLUDED
Entrance fees
Guide gratuity

 

Day 1: Nairobi – Sirimon – Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3 – 4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent

Accommodation: Judmaier Camp

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 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}.


Day 2: Old Moses – Liki North Camp, 10km, 3hrs, 3900m

Accommodation: Liki Camp north

After climbing through the rain forest to 3993m. We will spend the night at Liki Camp north. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}


Day 3: Liki North Camp – Shipton’s Camp, 5km, 2hrs, 4000m

Accommodation: Barranco Camp

The trail proceeds to Shipton?s camp where we will rest in order to acclimatise overnight. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}


Day 4: Shipton Camp – Mackinders Camp, 7km, 3hrs, 4200m

Accommodation: shipton’s camp

From Shipton’s camp the trail leads to kami hut below the north face of Batian. Continuing southwest, the trails climbs up switchbacks in the fine snow before reaching Hausberg col at 4590m. We will descend into the upper Hausberg valley and rest at the aptly named oblong and Hausberg tarns. Ascending to the crest of a ridge known as Arthur?s seat we see the trail winding along a beautiful series of rock ledges. We will descend to shipton’s camp for the night. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}


Day 5: Mackinders Camp – Point Lenana, 7km, 4hrs | Met Station, 23km, 7hrs

Accommodation: Mackinders Camp

An early 2.00 am start for an attempt to reach point Lenana before descending to Mackinder?s camp for breakfast then on to Met Station for dinner and overnight. Meals Plan: {B, L, D}


Day 6: Met Station – Naromoru Gate, 9km, 3hrs| Nairobi

Meals: Nairobi

Descend to park gate and transfer to Nairobi. Meals Plan: {B, L}

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