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Sirimon – Chogoria Route. Mount Kenya Climbing Trek

Mount Kenya Peaks - Sirimon Chogoria Climb

PRICES IN UNITED STATES DOLLAR – USD: Price based on a minimum 2 persons sharing the safari vehicle

2020 – 2021 SAFARI SEASONPer Person SharingSingle Room Supplement
PEAK SEASON:
23 Dec to 02 January
01 Feb to 28 February
01 July to 31 October
2275N/A
   
HIGH SEASON:
01 Nov to 22 December
03 Jan to 31 January
01 March to 09 April
01 June to 30 June
2175N/A
   
LOW SEASON:
10 April to 31 May
1799N/A

(Prices subject to change without notice please inquire here to get the current accurate price).Price based on a minimum of 2 persons sharing the safari vehicle

Sirimon Route – Chogoria Route 6 Nights and 7 Days

Mt Kenya Climb – 7days/6night
Park : Mt Kenya National Park
Grade : B- moderate. Up to 6.5 hours / 15 miles per day.
ApproximateTrekking Distance: 60 KMS
Starts : Nairobi/ Ends : Nairobi
Departure Day: Any Day
Accomodation: Standard Lodge and Tent While trekking
participants MINIMUM : 2 participants
Activities : Hiking and trekking, Plants naming, bird watch, wildlife encounter, photography

Day 01 : Nairobi
On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta Airport, met by our representative and later transferred to PARKSIDE HOTEL where you will relax. Parkside Hotel is comfortable which our company considers as the best option for the budgeters. Here you booked on bed and breakfast basis but you can upgrade the hotel status at an extra cost. Overnight at PARKSIDE HOTEL.

Day 02 : Nairobi – Old Moses Hut
Picked from Nairobi and drive North straight Mt. Kenya to Sirimon Park Gate where the hiking start. You will hike to Old Moses Camp 10kms which is 4hrs walk. Dinner and overnight at Old Moses Hut (3300m).

Day 03 : Old Moses Hut – Shimpton Camp
After an early breakfast you will ascend to Shipton Camp via Makinders Valley with picnic lunch en-route arriving Shipton Camp late afternoon (16kms which is 7-8hrs hiking duration). Dinner and overnight at Shimpton Camp (4,200m).

Day 04 : Shimpton Camp – Austrian Hut
After breakfast we will hike around the peak through Hausberg valley to Two Turns Huts via western terminal to Austrian Hut with lunch en-route at Tereki Valley arriving early in the evening for dinner and overnight at Austrian Hut (4,750m)

Day 05 : Austrian Hut – Hall Turn (Mintos Hut)
Early climb to point Lenana 4,985m – On clear day you will be able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro on the south, Mt. Elgon to the west and Indian Ocean to the east. Descend to Hall Turns for full breakfast and after rest you will explore the Gorges valley. Dinner and overnight at the camp (4,300m).

Day 06 : Hall Turn (Mintos Hut) – Meru Mt. Kenya
Soon after breakfast you further descend to Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas via Vivian Fall and Nithi Fall with en-route lunch at Road Head Dinner and overnight at Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas (2,800m).

Day 07 : Meru Mt. Kenya – Nairobi
You will have a leisure taken breakfast and later you hike down through Chogoria rainfall and where you will be picked and transferred to Chogoria for a lunch. After lunch you will be driven back to Nairobi arriving late afternoon.

Included in the above quotation

  • Transfers Nairobi – Sirimon Gate
  • Transfer Chogoria – Nairobi
  • Tranfer Chogoria Rain forest to Chogoria village
  • Full accommodation at Mountain Huts while hiking
  • Cost all bandas and huts
  • Tents while hiking where necessary
  • All park entrance fees
  • Experience Mt. Guide
  • 1 porter per client
  • Complimentary soft drinks and mineral water while hiking
  • Our surprise token at the end of your hiking

Not inclusive:
Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hats , Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf’s, Rain Trousers

Equipment check list

Torch
Walking pole(s)
Sleeping Bag,
Gaiters: To keep mud, rocks, and snow out of your boots.
Water purification: This is essential as water for drinking is taken directly from mountain streams.
Hiking Boots: This is the most important item on the list. You’ll need a comfortable/waterproof pair of hiking boots which offer plenty of support. Make sure they are broken in before you get to Kilimanjaro/Mt. Kenya!

Other Check list (limit yourself)
1 set of thermal underwear (top & bottom)
1 sleeping bag (rating 0 C or four seasons)
1 warm jersey/sweater (wool)
1 sleeping pad/mat
1 pair of track suit top & bottom
1 light towel
1 polar fleece/down vest
1 pair of light loose fitting cotton trousers
1 waterproof jacket (with a hood) & pants
1 to 2 long sleeves shirts (cotton/wool)
4 pairs of thermal hiking socks
2 to 3 T-shirts/shirts
2 pairs of thermal socks liner
2 to 3 pairs of shorts (with pockets)
1 pair of hiking boots
1 wide brimmed hat / baseball cap
1 pair of sneakers/trainers/takkies
1 pair of warm heavy weight gloves/mittens
1 pair of gaiters
1 pair of light weight gloves (inner gloves)
1 bandana
1 pair of sunglasses/mountaineering glasses
1 balaclava
1 wool hat
1 warm scarf
NB: Make sure that your boots are waterproof