6 Days Mt Kenya Up Sirimon Down Sirimon
DAY 1: NAIROBI – NANYUKI
Leave Nairobi at 9:00 in the morning for 4hours drive to Nanyuki town arriving in time for lunch. This is the best place for first day acclimatization. Spend the whole after noon by walking around Equator and open air markets that are around this beautiful town. Dinner and overnight at Nanyuki Simbas Castel Hotel.
DAY 2: NANYUKI – SIRIMON GATE 2650m – OLDMOSES Hut 3300m
At 10:15am after breakfast at simbas lodge, leave Nanyuki together with mountain crews to Sirimon gate where you will start your hiking to Mt Kenya after lunch. 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.
DAY3: 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.
DAY4: SHIPTONS HUT
After break fast at 8:30 in the morning, leave Shiptons for short distance acclimatization to Shiptons col 4650m and the return to Shiptons camp for Lunch. This is a very important day for preparations of the next day summit attempt. Dinner and over night at Shiptons Hut.
DAY5: SHIPTONS HUT – LENANA SUMMIT 4985m – OLDMOSES Hut
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 Shiptons Hut for full breakfast. Here the guide will give you 2 hour to relax before you proceed further to Old Moses campsite for lunch, Dinner and overnight.
DAY6: OLDMOSES Hut – NAIROBI
After breakfast at 7:30, you will walk down to Sirimon gate where you will meet a transfer vehicle to Nanyuki town or if you are too much exhausted, a guide can organize for you a 4x4 wheel drive vehicle but with an extra cost of 10000 ksh/120 us$ that will drive you down from Old Moses Hut to Nanyuki 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.
All inclusive except
1.Tips for potter,guide&driver
2.Beverages like Sodas,Beer e.t.c
3.All Mountain gears