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Sirimon – Naro Moru Route
days on Mt Kenya
those that want to do Mt Kenya in a relatively short time
and still enjoy a great route then this is a great choice.
As this trip uses huts rather than camping it is also a good
choice for those wanting a lower priced hike.
5 day trip starting at Sirimon and ending at Naro Moru. This
trip uses HUTS on Mt Kenya. As with all Summits Africa trips,
great guides and crew come as standard.
Kilimanjaro: afromontane forest, bamboo zone,
glacial valleys and alpine desert, views of Mt Kenya, ascent
of Lenana and views of the Lewis glaciers and others. Possible
sighting of wildlife.
||Start Nairobi. Mt Kenya
– Old Moses
||Mt Kenya – Shiptons
||Mt Kenya – Mackinders
||Mt Kenya – Met Station
||Mt Kenya – End
(note all bookings include an in depth information pack)
MT KENYA / OLD MOSES
At 0800hrs you will be picked up from your Nairobi hotel
(or Nanyuki) and transferred to the Sirimon Park gate (alt.2700m).
After a picnic lunch; you start an acclimatization hike in
the tropical woodland occasionally enjoying the sighting of
a monkey, a buffalo or even an elephant arriving at Old Moses
camp (alt.3200m) in the early evening. Dinner and overnight
at the Old Moses camp.
MT KENYA / SHIPTON’S
Depart the camp after breakfast and set off for the Shiptons
camp(alt.4200m).On the way enjoy the picturesque views of
the Mackinders valley and the Shiptons caves besides the amazing
mountain vegetation constituting of the lobelias and the giant
groundsels. Arrive at Shipton’s in the late afternoon,
dinner and overnight at the Shipton’s Camp.
MT KENYA / MACKINDER’S
At 0300hrs wake up and have some tea and biscuits. Start
the attempt of the scree to the summit, point Lenana (alt.4985m),
which is the highlight of our trip! After taking photos with
the sunrise, descend slowly to the Mackinder’s Camp(alt.4300m)
where we will have some breakfast .Afternoon at leisure with
an optional visit to the Two tarns, dinner and overnight at
MT KENYA / MET STATION
Depart the camp after breakfast and walk leisurely down the
vertical bog arriving at the Met station(alt.3050m) in time
for lunch. Dinner and overnight at the met station.
MT KENYA / END
At 0800hrs depart the camp and walk through the bamboo forest
to connect with your transfer vehicle at the Naromoru gate
and transfer back to Nairobi (or Nanyuki / Nanyuki airstrip).
End of Services
Prices on application
weekly on Monday from Nairobi or select custom dates
- Trained Mt Kenya guides (1 guide
to 2 clients)
- All relevant Kilimanjaro Park fees
& rescue fees
- Emergency medical evacuation
- all accommodation as described in
- Transfers as described in the itinerary
- Drinks on the hike (potable water,
tea, coffee & hot chocolate)
- International flights
- Entry visas
- Items of a personal nature
- Alterations to this itinerary (i.e.
if different accommodations and services are provided
then the price will most likely vary up or down)
- Airport departure taxes (unless
- Beverages in hotels (except those
in your personal safari vehicle)
- Hospital bills and international
evacuation in the event of an emergency
note: in the event the listed accommodation is not available,
alternative accommodation of a similar standard will
for all trips
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