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.Contact Owner For More Information »
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Box 2351 00100 Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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Travel by road from Naiorbi to the base of Mount Kenya
We leave Nairobi at 6am (latest)
We arrive at Nanyuki at 10 am where we have lunch.At 11.30 am 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 00800 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 Shiptons Cabins the of the Mackinder's Valley, just below the main peaks of Batian and Nelion (4,300m).
We shall spend this day acclamaitising at the base of the 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 Mintos Hut where we shall have break fast. Latter on we shall then descend to the Mt Kenya Meru Banda’s.
The day starts at 00800 Hrs
We shall leave Mt Kenya Meru Banda’s and start our 4 Hrs walk out of the Park via Chogoria
Age range, type of group
All age groups but must be physically fit for the treks.
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Nairobi based outfitter providing tours and travel management services in East Africa. Contact us for your travel arrangements in Kenya & Tanzania. We offer tailor made Safaris and Tours; Car Hire Services, Mountain Climbing, Mombasa & Zanzibar Beach Holidays. We take pride in quality service to our clients; qualified, experienced and caring guides and staff.
Eutychus MbuthiaClimbing Mount Kenya
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Box 2351 00100 Nairobi
Nairobi, Kenya 100Contact Owner For More Information »
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