4 days/ 3nights trip Sirimon – Chogoria route
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4 days/ 3nights trip Sirimon – Chogoria route

Day 1: Sirimon Gate (2650m) to Old Moses (3300m)
Estimated hiking time = 3 hours

From hotel you will  proceeds Mount Kenya National Park onto the Sirimon Track with a  brief stop at Nanyuki for a photo opportunity at the Equatorial line as far as the. From here you hike 9Km up to the Old Moses Camp (3300m) for over night in hut. This 3 hours hike is essential for acclimatization and is also very interesting as you hike through four of the mountain vegetation belts - the tropical rain forest, bamboo jungle, rose wood and heather zones. These are also the areas where you are most likely to see animals.

Day2 Old Moses (3300 m) to Shiptons Camp (4200m)
Estimated hiking time = 7 hours

Your hike starts around 0730hrs going via the new Sirimon route through the beautiful and unique Alpine Moor land Zone., here the climb offer a gentle climb through fascinating vegetation with a chance of seeing the peaks, From Likii North Valley ascend for the glimpse of the peaks, proceeding to the spectacular Mackinders valley dotted with Lobelias before the climb up to Shiptons camp (4,200 m) with views of the North faces of Nelion and Batian peaks. You arrive at Shiptons Camp (4200m), late afternoon and have dinner and overnight here (in hut)

Day 3: Shipton’s Camp - point Lenana (4985 m) - Meru Mont Kenya Bandas (2950m)
Estimated hiking/descending time = 10 hours

At dawn 300 am ascend to Point Lenana (4985m) (Estimated hiking time =3 hours) You are then most likely to be successful in reaching the summit as well as having the clearest view of the majestic scenery. If the sky is clear right across the southern part of Kenya, you will be able to view the peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro above the clouds over 340 kilometers away. then  descend to Mintos hut (4200M) (descending time =(2hours)  for breakfast , Afterwards you will have gentle hike down a broad ridge enjoying magnificent views back up the valley to the snowy peaks, and down to waterfalls, tarns and lava flows in the Gorges Valley itself. Overnight at Chogoria Bandas (2950m) provided with hot showers.) (Descending time =5 hours) for overnight in hut the facility got hot showers

Day 4: Meru Mt Kenya Bandas- Chogoria - Nairobi
From Meru Bandas you will take the 4x4 transfer directly from the camp to take you to Chogoria town to meet with the awaiting transfer to Nairobi. , sometimes the road is very rough and in bad condition during wet season and may cause delayment., Alternately you can hike down in the rain forest for 2 hour and then connect with 4x4 transports in forest to Chogoria town to meet with the awaiting transfer to Nairobi or other planned destination.

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