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5 Days PEAK CIRCUMNAVIGATION via Sirimon - "An acclimatization booster" - Highly recommended to both experienced and inexperienced high altitude trekkers as it offers maximum chances of acclimatization, virtually guaranteeing successful ascent to the summit
 

 

 

 

 

5 Days Mount Kenya Round the Peaks via Sirimon - "An acclimatization booster" - Highly recommended to both experienced and inexperienced high altitude trekkers as it offers maximum chances of acclimatization, virtually guaranteeing successful ascent to the summit

Tour 580 US$ per person min 2 pax

 

5 Days PEAK CIRCUIT via Sirimon
"An acclimatization booster"
(This itinerary is adjustable to 6 or 7 days)

Day Itinerary Summary
Day 1 Nairobi - Sirimon Park Gate to Old Moses
Day 2 Old Moses to Shiptons Camp
Day 3 Shiptons -Peak Circuit to Mackinders Camp
Day 4 Mackinders Camp - Point Lenana - Shipton's
Day 5 Day 5:Shiptons Camp to Nairobi

At A Glance
From Shiptons, you skirt the high peaks to the east in the counter clockwise direction, bypassing Kami and Two-tarn huts as you marvel at the splendid view of the rocky towers, tarns and suspended glaciers of the west face of Batian peak to attempt the summit from Mackinders camp in the Teleki valley and eventually returning back on the Sirimon route once again. Camping on this itinerary is unnecessary unless preferred.

Detailed itinerary

Day 1:Nairobi - Sirimon Park Gate to Old Moses
Depart from your hotel or airport and be transferred to Sirimon Park gate and hike through montane forest, bamboo and rosewood up to the OldMoses Hut, gaining an elevation range of 700m in 3-4 hours.
Dinner and Overnight-OldMoses Hut (3300m)

Day 2: Old Moses to Shiptons Camp
Leaving early, traverse the expansive moorlands carpeted with tussock grasses and dotted with the unique Giant lobelia and Senecio plants, crossing streams and valleys. 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 to arrive at the Shiptons Hut.
Dinner and Overnight-Shiptons Hut (4200m)

Day 3:Shiptons -Peak Circuit to Mackinders Camp
Depart at 0800hrs and ascend up to the Hausberg col (4700m) on the Summit Circuit Path then descend steeply to Hausberg valley and Oblong tarns before making a further steep ascent, crossing huge boulders on the way to Mackinders camp (4,300m) in the Teleki Valley. Hiking time about 6 hours.
Dinner and overnight-Mackinder's Camp (4300m)

Day 4: Mackinders Camp - Point Lenana - Shipton's
Leave the camp at 0300hrs and hike up the steep scree slopes and across rocks up to Point Lenana (4985m), the hikers‚ summit, gaining 685m in altitude in 3-4 hours. Later descend back to Shipton‚s camp (4200m) for breakfast then relax for the rest of the day.
Dinner and overnight--Shipton's Camp (4200m)

Day 5:Shiptons Camp to Sirimon Gate
Early breakfast then descend up to the Sirimon Gate (3000m) to connect with our vehicle for transfer back to Nairobi for your next destination.

Price of 580 US$ per person

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
• 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

NOT INCLUDED

  • Mount Kenya Park Entry Fees
  • 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

Kenya Wildlife Service Park Fees
4 Days entry Fee package 255 USD
5 Days entry fee package 315 USD,
6 Days entry Fee Package 380 USD

 

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