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5 Days Mt Kenya Climbing: Sirimon - Chogoria Route - Big Safaris Services
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5 Days Mt Kenya Climbing: Sirimon – Chogoria Route

$900

per person

Overview:
Sirimon Route is much more scenic than Naromoru and it is on the drier side of the mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki. Access is adequate and the bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain.
Chogoria route is undeniably the most magnificent ascent route to the summit at Point Lenana Peak, 4985m. It is located on the windward side up the mountain and the walk beside the Gorges Valley truly spectacular.

Included in the price:
• Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
• Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
• Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
• Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
• Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
• All park entrance fees to include government taxes
• Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
• Treated water on the trek.
• On completion, successful climb Certificate
• Start and finish Nairobi

Excluded:
• Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
• International flights
• Visas to Kenya
• Items of personal nature
• Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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Day 1 : Nairobi/Nanyuki

Depart Nairobi in the morning at around 9/10am for Nanyuki arriving in time for lunch. The afternoon is spent in this area for acclimatization by walking along the equitor line. Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel.
2

Day 2 : Old Moses Camp

After breakfast, drive to Sirimon Park Gate. After check-in start hiking through the Rain Forest for 9 km (5/6 hours) to Old Moses camp (3300m). Dinner and overnight in the camp.
3

Day 3 : Old moses/Shipton Camp

Depart Old Moses Camp at 7:30 am via Mackinders Valley to Shipton Camp (4200m). The distance takes 8to9 hrs 15km. Dinner and overnight.
4

Day 4 : Shimpton/Point Lenana/ Chogoria

Early morning departure (3:00 am) to the summit, a walk that takes 3 hrs to point Lenana (4985m) arriving at 6:30 in the morning. After sunrise, descend to Mintos Hut for full breakfast and later proceed down through the Gorges valley to Chogoria Bandas and campsite. Dinner and overnight.
5

Day 5 : Chogoria/Nairobi

After breakfast, set on morning journey to Chogoria village(32km) if you don't want you can take a jeep you pay direct or you cost share in a group. Then after Chogoria the transport is provided