6 Days Sirimon Route - Mount Kenya Climbing Safaris

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Distance: 60km | Difficulty: Demanding  | Start/Finish: Nairobi

 

Day 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmaier 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 Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D

 

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

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

 

Day 3: Liki North Camp | Shipton's Camp, 5km, 2hrs, 4000m

 The trail proceeds to Shipton’s camp where we will rest in order to acclimatise overnight,B,L,D.

 

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

From Shipton’s camp the trail leads to kami hut below the north face of Batian. Continuing west – 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,B,L,D

 

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

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,  B,L,D

 

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

Descend to park gate and transfer to Nairobi,B,L

 

Rates include

  • Transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.
  • Services of a professional English/French speaking driver/guide
  • Full board accommodation in the lodge/tented camp as mentioned
  • Bottled water for use during the safari
  • Park entrance fees

Rates exclude

  • International flights
  • Cultural visits
  • Expenses of personal nature such as visas, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.

PLEASE CONTACT US FOR COMPETITIVE RATES AS COST VARIES WITH SEASONS.

01 Jan-31st march & Jul-31-Oct               High Season

01 April-31st May                                     Low Season

01 June-30th June & Nov – Dec                 Mid-Season