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CRA-K 042: 4 Nights 5 Days Mt Kenya Hiking Expedition IN SIRIMON OUT SIRIMON ROUTE to point LENANA Alt 4985m peaks

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Climbing Options: We are at your service to customize any of our itineraries to suit your needs. You are at liberty to reduce or add a number of night(s), change a hotel (upgrade / downgrade) or change a given routing etc. Feel free to talk to our experienced consultants for your preferred trekking routing. Sirimon Route: Total hiking distance: Approximately 54 kms excluding acclimatization hikes

Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki – Old Moses

Departs: Any day

Hiking time: 4hrs

Distance: Approximately 9kms

Habitat: Montane forest

Transfer from Nairobi to the Sirimon Park gate (alt.2700m). After enjoying our picnic lunch, we begin an acclimatization hike in the tropical forests of Mt. Kenya to arrive at the Old Moses camp (alt.3200m) in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the camp

Cloudy Mt. Kenya photo

Day 2: Old Moses – Shiptons

Hiking time: 7hrs

Distance: Approximately 14kms

Habitat: Moorland

After breakfast, start the hike up the moorland vegetation, enjoying the amazing scenery of the Sirimon and Mackinders valleys. Picnic lunches will be served on the way arriving at the Shiptons camp (alt.4200m) in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the camp

Day 3: Shiptons – Simba Col – Oblong Tan

Spend the whole day at the Shiptons with an acclimatization visit to the Simba Col and a possible circuit to Oblong Tan. Dinner and overnight at Shiptons camp

Day 4: Shiptons – Summit – Old Moses

Hiking time: 4hrs to Point Lenana Peak, 6hrs to Old Moses

Distance: Approximately 5kms ascent, 19kms descent

Habitat: Stone scree, ice-capped summit and Moorland

Start the attempt at 03h00 of the screech scree to the summit - point Lenana (alt.4985m) which is the highlight of our trip! After taking photos with the sunrise, descend slowly to the Shiptons where we will have breakfast, a short rest and then start the trek down to Old Moses hut for dinner and overnight.

Racers Champions on top of Mt Kenya Lenana Peak 4,895
Ascend to Mt Kenya Point Lenana on a snowy day - 4985m ASL

Day 5: Old Moses – Sirimon Gate – Nairobi

After breakfast and feeling like achievers and we surely are, it is easy going down enjoying the cool mountain weather. We depart the camp to connect with the transfer vehicle to our onward destination.

Charges per person

No of Pax East Africa Citizens Kenyan Residents (Expatriates) Non Residents
1 KES 36,200 KES 43,800 USD 1,090
2 - 4 KES 34,500 KES 40,400 USD 990
5 - 7 KES 32,900 KES 38,000 USD 910
8 - 14 KES 31,800 KES 35,900 USD 830
15 & above  KES 29,900 KES 33,500 USD 750

Any extra day will cost from KES 4,500 & USD 130 per person for citizen / resident and non resident respectively

Children & Students Rate Policy:

Children between 13 – 17 years, 80% of adult rate

Children aged 18 years and above, adult rate applies

NB: The above rates are subject to change without notice should necessitating factors dictate. These may be influenced by changes in government policies, intermittent exchange rates among other factors.

Package inclusive of:

  • Return transport to Nanyuki
  • Meals and picnic lunch while on the trek and as reflected in the itinerary
  • Park entry fees
  • Professional services of our English speaking guides/ cooks and porters
  • Accommodation in mountain bunk hostels, bed and a mattress will be provided
  • Uhf Radio communication / advanced Mountain first Aid Kit

Package exclusive of:

  • Hiking equipment and climbing gear
  • Bottled water
  • Beddings, hire of sleeping bag (charges at KES 350 per bag per night)
  • Any item of personal nature.
  • Medical cover & personal insurance
  • Tips and gratuities for the mountain crew
  • Any other item not mentioned in the inclusive list

*Booking Terms and conditions apply* Please refer to our comprehensive copy of the terms on our website http://www.crocodileracers.com/bookingtermsandconditions

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