4 DAYS MOUNT KENYA CLIMB NARO MORU – SIRIMON ROUTE
Day 1: Nairobi -Met station ( 3,050 m )
After pick up in Nairobi drive to the Naru moru park gate for lunch. From the gate, we trek up thro magnificent montane forest, bamboo and giant heather zone before reaching the high altitude moorland and our first cabins( Met Station) for dinner and overnight.
This is a gentle trek that takes 3 – 4 hrs gaining an elevation of 600m.
Day 2: Met Station – Mackinders camp (4,300m).
A short walk to the end of the forest line from where you hike across the marshy vertical bog of the lower moorlands. Picnic lunch at the Picnic Rocks before continuing further to Mackinders camp, gaining 1300m in altitude in about 5 hours. Dinner and overnight Mackinders camp (4300m). Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 3: Mackinders (4,300m) – Pt Lenana (4,985m) – Old Moses camp (685m).
Leave at 0300 hrs for predawn summit attempt, trekking for 3-4 hours across bare rock and scree slopes characteristic of the alpine region up to Pt. Lenana (4985m), the hikers summit, arriving in time to catch the African sunrise. Later descend to Shiptons camp (Sirimon route) for breakfast. After breakfast, begin a 5 hour descent via Mackinder`s valley to the Old Moses camp (3,300m). The descent is gentle and it offers ample time to enjoy fascinating scenery which includes the moorlands before reaching thecamp. Dinner and overnight at Old Moses camp.
Day 4: Old Moses (3,300m) – Nairobi
After early morning breakfast, descend for 3 hours through the rain forest to the Sirimon Park gate to catch a vehicle for the return journey to Nairobi arriving early evening.
Arrival & Departure airport transfers complementary to all our clients.
Transportation as per itinerary.
Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients.
Porters, Guide & Cooks Fee
Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner.
All hut & camping fees
All park entry fees
Services literate English driver/guide.
National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.
Certificate of achievement
Visas and related costs.
Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary like Balloon safari, Masai Village.