MOUNT KENYA CLIMBING – SIRIMON ROUTE DOWN CHAGORIA

Day 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent

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 Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D

 

Day 2: Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 14km, 900m ascent

After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m, B,L,D

 

Day 3: Shipton Camp

Spend the day acclimatizing. Walk to Kami Hut down to Hauseberg Lakes (Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn). Walk back to Shipton for dinner and overnight , B, L, D

 

Day 4: Shiptons/Point Lenana/Mount Meru Bandas (Chogoria Gate) 6 hrs, 14km, 785m ascent

Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos hut, 2hrs, for breakfast and further hrs down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m, for dinner and overnight, B, L, D

Day 5: Chogoria Bandas/Chogoria/Nairobi

Descend 2hr, 15km to forest clearance to catch a 4×4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi to arrive at approximately 2-3pm, B,L.

 

Trip cost per person:-

-2pax=$1,161

-3 up 5pax=$1,114

-6 up to 9pax =$1,074

-10 or more = $1,006

 

SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PRICES:-

.Guarantee price/quarantee trek on confirmation

.Transfers to and from the mountain gate

.Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.Meal plan as detailed:B=Breakfast,L=Lunch and D=Dinner

.Accommodation in camps/huts as per the itinerary

.All park entrance fees to include government taxes

.Service of an English speaking professional guide,porters and cook

.Start and finish in Nairobi

.Treated drinking water on the trek

 

SERVICES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICES:-

.Mountain climbing gears(boots,rain suit,warm trousers,warm coats/jackets,sleeping bag,warm socks,sun and wind glasses,gloves,warm hat,cotton t-shirts)

.International flight

.Other drinks

.Visas to Kenya

.Tips to the cews

.Items of personal nature

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