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4 Days 3 Nights
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Kenya

Xplore Mt Kenya (Route: Sirimon X Sirimon)

Mount Kenya (5,199 metres) is the second highest mountain in Africa. It was first climbed in 1899 by Halford Mackinder. Sirimon X Sirimon route is the 2nd shortest route to Lenana Peak.

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Mount Kenya (5,199 metres) is the second highest mountain in Africa. It was first climbed in 1899 by Halford Mackinder. Sirimon X Sirimon route is the 2nd shortest route to Lenana Peak.

Depart Nairobi by 10 am driving through the central highlands to arrive in Nanyuki town by 1 pm for lunch.
After lunch and stoking up supplies depart Nanyuki for KWS Sirimon gate (2440m) then upwards to Old Moses Camp (3300m) by 4 pm.
After settling into Old Moses, you will then take a brief 2-hour acclimatization hike to the Old Moses Met Station.
From the Met station it will be back to camp for dinner and overnight spend.
Breakfast at 6.30am then depart Old Moses by 7am for a 6-7 hour hike to Shipton’s camp.
Stop midway for lunch.
Dinner and overnight spend at Shipton’s camp.

Day 2 Hike Stats

Start Point: Old Moses (3300m)
End Point: Shipton’s Camp (4200m)
Total Distance: 14 Kms
Duration: 7 Hours
The moment of glory that you’ve been waiting for, the summit push!
You will break camp at 2am for a steep 4kms 4-hour push to the summit and if you are lucky get to witness the mother of all sunrises at point Lenana.
After a few pictures at the summit and doing a happy dance, you will then start the sharp descent to Shipton’s camp where brunch awaits.
Spend the afternoon relaxing at Shipton’s Camp.
Dinner and overnight spend at Shipton’s Camp.

Day 3 Hike Stats
Start Point: Shipton’s Camp (4200m)
End Point: Shipton’s Camp (4200m)
Total Distance: 8 Kms
Duration: 10 Hours
From Shipton’s camp, rise early, have breakfast after which is a gentle 14kms descent to Old Moses. Have lunch midway at Liki river.
Get to Old Moses by 4pm and catch your transport back to Nairobi

Day 4 Hike Stats
Start Point: Shipton’s Camp (4200m)
End Point: Old Moses (3300m)
Total Distance: 14 Kms
Duration: 6 Hours

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