Nairobi: 4 Days Mt Kenya Climbing Safari – Sirimon Route

Daily Tour 5 day Availability: 2019-01-01
Mount Kenya, Kenya Kenya

Sirimon Gate- Old Moses – Shiptons Camp- Point Lenana Route Mt Kenya 4 Days Trekking Safari

Book 4 days Mt Kenya climb safari from Nairobi. This 4-day climbing safari includes accomodations in camps or dommitory beds, all meals, transport and park fees. Mt kenya four-days hike is the shortest time it takes to climb Mt Kenya to the peaks.

Climbing the Mt Kenya National park on a 4-days safari from Nairobi. The hiking safari includes accommodation in camps and tents with beds and hot showers. Safari game views and all 4 days meals are also included in this package. You will summit on day 3 and descend to point Lenana.

4-Days Mt Kenya Climbing /Hiking Sirimon Route Highlights

Day 1: Nairobi – Sirimon Gate – Old Moses (3300m) (Ascent Day)

Day 2: Old Moses – Shipton’s Camp (4200m)

Day 3: Shipton’s Camp – Point Lenana- Old Moses (Summit Day)

Day 4: Old Moses – Sirimon Gate – Nairobi

Hike 4 days Mt Kenya climbing safaris or hiking 5 day mt Kenya climbing on Sirimon route takes place on the easiest route on Mt Kenya national park. Climbing mt Kenya in 3 nights 4 days to reach point Lenana at 4985m asl. Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest mountain in Africa.

4 Days Mt Kenya Climbing ( or 5 day climb)

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Here are 3 facts on 4 days mt Kenya climbing tour or a 5 day mount Kenya climb to help you plan your trekking expedition in Kenya.

1. Physical Features of Mt Kenya Climbing Safaris

Mt Kenya vegetation, scenery, forest, picture, animals, camping experience

Climbing to 5,199 meters, Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The scenery surrounding this designated World Heritage Site is breath-taking. It is pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forest, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals, high altitude adapted plains game and unique montane and alpine vegetation. Visitors can enjoy mountain climbing, camping and caving with the mountain’s rugged glacier-clad peaks providing the perfect backdrop.

2. Why go for a 4 days Mt Kenya Climbing Safaris

Mt Kenya peaks, height, altitude, views, highlights

Mountains are calling! As hikers & adventurers, A Great Hike is our oasis. It provides a sense of fulfillment & serenity. As we trek up the greatest mountains the idea of becoming one with nature becomes a reality. Join the Sojourn safaris hiking team in Kenya as we take on Mt Kenya the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro measuring 4,985 metres via Sirimon Route. The hike will take four days through Sirimon route this is the easiest route to reach Point Lenana. The route is on dry side of the mountain so it offers magical views and affords walks through old growth forest. Getting to any of the three peaks is the highlight of any mt kenya climbing safaris.

3. 4-days Mt Kenya Climbing safari

The 4 days Mt Kenya Climb peaks Batian, lenana, nelion, height 

Your 4 days mt Kenya climbing safari reaches point Lenana on day 3 before descending through Sirimon gate. The 4-day mt Kenya national park climbing safari is meant for people who have a shorter time to climb the mountain. Mt. Kenya is the country’s highest mountain and rises abruptly from the Central Highlands to a summit of 5199m (17,058 ft). It is also the second highest mountain in Africa after Mt. Kilimanjaro. The mountain has three peaks, Batian, which is the highest, Nelion  and Lenana.  Batian and Nelion have been summited and they are for technical climbers.  Lenana.  The highest peak that can be ascended without rock climbing is point Lenana at 4985m (16,355 ft).  Batian  5199m, Nelion 5188m can only be ascended by technical climbers.

4. Climbing Routes on Mt Kenya

Climbing Mt Kenya routes Sirimon, Chogoria, Naro moru 

The three main climbing routes up to the main peaks, are Sirimon, Chogoria and Naromoru.

We endeavor to ensure that you have a wonderful and memorable experience as you climb Mt. Kenya and have a view of the fertile central Highlands as they rise to a summit of 5199m (17,058 ft).

We are taking our 4 day mt Kenya climbing safaris through the Sirimon Route.

5. What to Carry for 4 Days Mt Kenya Climbing Safaris

Things to carry, needed, clothes, pants, sleeping bag, hiking boots etc

Things that you need to carry for you 4 days mt kenya climbing safaris include; Sleeping bag, Water proof jacket and pants(trousers), Hiking boots, Hand glooves, Warm clothing, t-shirts at least 5, Extra sport shoes, Warm fleece, Hat, Thermal suit, Getter, Wet wipes and Hiking stick.

Climbing the Mt Kenya National park on a 4-days safari from Nairobi. The safari includes accommodation in camps and tents with beds and hot showers. Safari game views and all 4 days meals are also included in this package.

4 Days Mt Kenya Trekking Sirimon Route

Day 1:  Nairobi- Sirimon Gate- Old Moses Camp (3300m)

Our driver will pick you up from your Nairobi hotel at 7.00 a.m and we drive on the Thika Nairobi highway towards central Kenya up to Nanyuki, and then drive up to Sirimon Gate at Mt. Kenya National park where we shall have our lunch.  After lunch we ascend up to Old Moses Camp, at 3,300m which will take about 3 hours.  You are likely to view wildlife as we go through Mr. Kenya National Park forest, where you can take snapshots of the animals.  We get to the camp late in the afternoon for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 2: Old Moses – Shipton’s Camp (4200m)

We take early breakfast and walk to the west, and follow the Mackinders Valley to reach Shipton’s Camp at 4,200m for dinner and overnight stay. The trek takes about  7-8 hrs from Old Moses Camp, and you will have a breathtaking view of the distinct vegetation zones.  Lunch is enroute.

Day 3: Shipton’s Camp -Point Lenana (4985m)- Old Moses

Early morning rise by 2.30 a.m. as we have hot tea and snacks to enable us leave by 3.00 a.m. to the summit which normally takes about 3 hours.  It is good to note that this area is rocky and frozen and one should therefore take extra care.  We continue walking until we get to Point Lenana at 4985m by about 6.30 a.m. to catch the awesome sunrise.  We then descend to Shipton’s Camp for breakfast after which we trek down to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4: Old Moses – Sirimon Gate -Nairobi

We enjoy early morning breakfast after which we continue with our descent through the bamboo and indigenous forest to reach Sirimon Gate where we link up with our transport back to Nairobi.


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