SIRIMON/SIRIMON: SIRIMON/SIRIMON 5 DAYS


Day 1- Mountain Rock Lodge
Morning transfer from Nairobi, arriving at Mountain Rock Lodge for lunch. In the afternoon is a nature walk (3-4 hours) through the forest to the Mau Mau caves, the former hideouts for Kenya’s pre-independence guerrilla fighters who fought against the British colonial masters. The escort naturalist guide  for the trek talks about their history and the flora and fauna of the forest. Dinner and overnight at Mountain Rock Lodge.

Day 2- Old Moses Camp
At 1000hrs transfer to Sirimon Park gate. From here, hike through montane forest, bamboo and rosewood up to the Old Moses Hut, gaining an elevation range of 700m in 3-4 hours. Dinner and Overnight at OldMoses Hut (3300m)

Day 3- Shiptons hut
Depart early in the morning, traversing the expansive moorlands carpeted with tussock grasses and dotted with the unique Giant lobelia and Senecio plants, crossing streams and valleys. This days’ trek is largely through the Mackinder Valley, with good views of the main peaks and a brief stopover for picnic lunch. Total walking time is approx. 7 hours gaining 900m in altitude.  Dinner and Overnight at Shipton’s Hut (4200m)

Day 4- Shiptons Camp
Pre-dawn attempt of the summit starts at 0300hrs, taking 3-4 hours to reach Point Lenana 4985m (the hikers summit) in time to watch the sunrise. On a clear day you can see the snow capped summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro miles away to the south. Descend back to Shipton’s camp for breakfast. The rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Shiptons Camp

Day 5- depart
Descend to Sirimon gate, pick up and transfer back to Nairobi.

Price US$ 625

Price includes:

  •     Park fees, camping fees, rescue fees
  •     Guide, assistant guides, cooks and porters
  •     Three meals daily
  •     Water: Day 1, we provide 1.5 liters of Bottled Mineral Water; Day 2 until the end of the climb, we provide Katalyn filtered water
  •     Fair wages for porters and guides

Not Included:

  •     Alcohol
  •     Tips
  •     Items of a personal nature
  •     Airport transfer
  •     Gamov Bag is extra
  •     Portable oxygen tank is extra
  •     Portable manual flush toilet is extra