Mount Kenya 4 Days

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Moutains are calling!As hikers & adventurers, A Great Hike is our oasis. It provides asense of fulfillment & serenity. As we trek up the greatest mountainsthe idea of becoming one with nature becomes a reality.Join the #Africaoutdoors hiking team in Kenya as we take on Mt Kenyathe highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, afterKilimanjaro measuring 4,985 metres via Sirimon RouteThe hike will take four days through Sirimon route this is the easiestroute to reach Point Lenana. The route is on dry side of the mountainso it offers magical views and affords walks through old growth forest
ItineraryDay 1: Nairobi-Old moses campStop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National ParkDepart Nairobi at 6:30am Road trip to Sirimon gate and have a picnic lunch before entry. Thehike start from the Sirimon Park gate (2660m). From the gate, trek upthro magnificent montane forest, bamboo and giant heather zone beforereaching the high altitude moorland and our first hut (Old Moses camp3,300m) for evening tea, moutain enternainment dinner and overnightstay. This is a gentle trek that takes 3-4 hrs gaining an elevation of680m. From Old Moses camp you can see the summits of Batian and NelionpeaksDuration: 20 minutesMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: HutsDay 2: Old moses-shipton campStop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National ParkAfter a heavy breakfast, Hike to Shipton’s camp (4200m ), 17kms (6 to8 hrs hike) through Likii Valley mid morning After a water break,continue on the track crossing Ontulili River before turning rightcontouring through the Moorland and crossing Likii North River andMackinders Valley, a great day of scenery and magical photo shoots.There are killer & panaromic views of the peaks from the view point. Anourishing lunch will be served by the Likii River and continue toShiptons camp at 4200m Evening tea, snacks, dinner and overnight stay.This camp is a surreal setting below the towering Duration: 20 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: HutsDay 3: shipton camp-Lenana peak-old moses campStop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National ParkKick off @ 2:00am the hike takes 3-4 hrs. The climb starts on frozenscree and continues on a rocky track with some very minor scrambling.With good Moon you barely need a torch. Without Moon, then thepollution- free sky bangs on the ground giving you a good view of thestars like nowhere else on Earth. Reach point Lenana (4985m) followedby Hoisting of the Africa Outdoors Flag & photo session on sunrise.Descend to Shipton Camp for breakfast, heading back to Old Moses camp.Lunch will be served by the Likii River on the way back to Old Mosescamp for overnight stay.Evening tea snacks & dinner will served.there after, have last night full of fun & joy in Mt Kenya.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: old moses camp(Huts)Day 4: Nanyuki-NairobiStop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National ParkThe last day on the mountain After breakfast, descend through the rainforest to Sirimon Park Gate for our transport to Nanyuki andthereafter to NairobiDuration: 20 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kenya
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kenya
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kenya
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kenya

What’s not included


Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi-Old moses camp Stop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National Park Depart Nairobi at 6:30am Road trip to Sirimon gate and have a picnic lunch before entry. The hike start from the Sirimon Park gate (2660m). From the gate, trek up thro magnificent montane forest, bamboo and giant heather zone before reaching the high altitude moorland and our first hut (Old Moses camp 3,300m) for evening tea, moutain enternainment dinner and overnight stay. This is a gentle trek that takes 3-4 hrs gaining an elevation of 680m. From Old Moses camp you can see the summits of Batian and Nelion peaks Duration: 20 minutes Meals included: • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Huts
Day 2: Old moses-shipton camp Stop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National Park After a heavy breakfast, Hike to Shipton’s camp (4200m ), 17kms (6 to 8 hrs hike) through Likii Valley mid morning After a water break, continue on the track crossing Ontulili River before turning right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Likii North River and Mackinders Valley, a great day of scenery and magical photo shoots. There are killer & panaromic views of the peaks from the view point. A nourishing lunch will be served by the Likii River and continue to Shiptons camp at 4200m Evening tea, snacks, dinner and overnight stay. This camp is a surreal setting below the towering Duration: 20 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: Huts
Day 3: shipton camp-Lenana peak-old moses camp Stop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National Park Kick off @ 2:00am the hike takes 3-4 hrs. The climb starts on frozen scree and continues on a rocky track with some very minor scrambling. With good Moon you barely need a torch. Without Moon, then the pollution- free sky bangs on the ground giving you a good view of the stars like nowhere else on Earth. Reach point Lenana (4985m) followed by Hoisting of the Africa Outdoors Flag & photo session on sunrise. Descend to Shipton Camp for breakfast, heading back to Old Moses camp. Lunch will be served by the Likii River on the way back to Old Moses camp for overnight stay. Evening tea snacks & dinner will served. there after, have last night full of fun & joy in Mt Kenya. Duration: 30 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner Accommodation included: old moses camp(Huts)
Day 4: Nanyuki-Nairobi Stop At: Mount Kenya, Mount Kenya National Park The last day on the mountain After breakfast, descend through the rain forest to Sirimon Park Gate for our transport to Nanyuki and thereafter to Nairobi Duration: 20 minutes Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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