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Mount Kenya Sirimon Route

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Destination(s): Kenya  
Specialty Categories: Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 150 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 200 US Dollar (USD)

Mt Kenya National Park, opened in December 1949 is located about 175 km from Nairobi city. It covering an extensive area of 715 sq km at an altitude of between 11,000 and 17,058 ft. Mt Kenya, Africa's second highest most mountain, rises to 5199m. The 3200m mark upwards forms part of the national park. Surrounding the park is Mt Kenya National Reserve covering an area of approximately 2095 sq km. This park is unique for its diverse habitats. The lower slopes of the mountain consist mainly of dry upland forest.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart from Nairobi at 09:00 hrs and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at your hotel in Nanyuki in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery around.

Day 2: Morning spent sorting and organizing personal equipment for the mountain trek. After lunch we drive to the road head of the Naro Moru Track, to the Meteorological station. This is a very good day for acclimatization, for we will be sleeping at an altitude of 10,000 ft. A short hike will be taken in the afternoon to help acclimatization.

Day 3: Hike up into the Teleki valley to Mackinders Camp where there is a spectacular view of the main peaks. Walking time approximately 4-6 hours. Overnight Teleki Valley,(14,000 ft.)

Day 4: A pre- dawn start is made to ensure a successful summit bid and to try to reach the summit in time for a clear view of the majestic scenery. After climbing Point Lenana we return to our base camp and then proceed down the gate and onward to Nanyuki for overnight.

Day 5: After breakfast you leisurely drive back to Nairobi, arriving at around mid-day.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Supplier Information
Location: Kenya
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2008
Client Request Served: 1

Our mission is the provision of quality services to our clients while conserving the rich flora and fauna so abundantly found in our region. We have a team of highly qualified and competed staff with great and divergent wealth of experience in management and operations which combines to give our clients expected...

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