The Sirimon Naromoru route offers the best summit success rate for beginners.Cut across the dense forest, moorland and witness unique wildlife and vegetation.
Mt Kenya Sirimon Naromoru route itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi – Sirimon Park gate -Old Moses camp (3,300m)
We drive to the Sirimon Park gate from Nairobi. after clearance at the gate we commence our Mount Kenya hike through forest, bamboo and wide spread heather zone after which we get to Old Moses camp at 3,300m on a moorland for dinner and overnight stay. The climb is gentle gaining a 680m ascent
Day 2: Old Moses – Shipton camp (4,200m).
We further ascend uphill after breakfast, branching left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the path brings us to Ontulili River flowing with fresh water from Mt kenya glaciers. We rest briefly to drink and refill our water bottles. Continue our hike through the Moorland and crossing Liki North up to Mackinder’s Valley; all three peaks; point Lenana, Batian and Nelion are visible from the valley. Hyrax, monkeys and different bird species can be seen on this route as well. We settle for dinner and night rest at the Shipton Camp (4200m.)
Day 3: Shipton – Point Lenana (4,985m) – Met Station (on Naromoru route)
At 3am new leave the camp onto the rocky path that leads to point Lenana. We get there at 6:30am after 3hrs, to enjoy the sunrise. The soft lighting of the sun at dawn is picture perfect. It will leave you awestruck as it ignites everything else leaving new life along its path. Descend down to Mackinder’s campthe second camp on Naromoru route to rest and have breakfast .We continue to descend through the vertical bog unique to the Naromoru route to Met station for lunch. Later have diner and spend the night at the Met station cabins.
Day 4: Met station (3,000m) – Nairobi.
After breakfast we descend Naromoru Park gate, a journey that takes 3 hours. There is a vehicle ready to drive us back to Nairobi arriving early in evening.
The package includes;
Guarantee trek on confirmation
Transfer to and from the base of the mount Kenya
Full board accommodation and Meals on the mt Kenya
All park entrance fees including government taxes
Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
Transport from and to Nairobi/airport
Treated water on the trek.
The package Excludes;
Laundry, climbing gears, sleeping bags,
Visas to Kenya
Drinks and accommodation before the trek
NB: Gears available for hire
Mt Kenya Sirimon Naromoru 4 days charges Upon Request