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Mt Kenya Expedition: Sirimon-Chogoria Route

May 18 @ 5:00 am - May 21 @ 8:00 pm

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Mt Kenya is the ultimate hiking and climbing destination in Kenya. On this expedition to summit point Lenana, we ascend via Sirimon and exit via Chogoria route which is voted to be the most scenic. This is a four day adventure that offers the most natural experience on Kenyas magnificent spectacle.
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CHARGES
Citizens Ksh32,000/=
Residents. $450
Non-Res. $600
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INCLUSIVE OF-:
-Roundtrip transport from Nairobi
-Park entry fees
-Shiptons banda fee
-Camping fees
-Guiding fees
-Porters fee
-All meals while in the mountain
-Snacks( Juices/biscuits)
-Paramedic services (First aid services)
-Professional photography
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EXCLUSIVE OF-:
– Breakfast on day 1
– Bandas boarding fees
-Tips and gratuities
-Emergency evacuation cover
-Camping tents and gear
-Everything else not mentioned in the INCLUSIVE section
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WHAT TO CARRY/REQUIREMENTS
-Identification documents
-Physical and medical fitness
-Camping Gear or arrange to rent from us
-Sturdy Waterproof hiking shoes
-Warm clothing
-Backpack (preferably waterproof)
-Warm socks
-Snacks
-Rain coat/ waterproof jacket
-Mittens, scuff, woolen cap
– A Reusable Water bottle
-A change of clothes
-Toiletries
-Binoculars, camera, sunglasses (Optional)
-Torch/Headlight
– Power bank
-Medication if any
-A positive Outdoor Attitude 🙂
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PAYMENT MODE
1Payments to be made via MPESA till no258667.Mpesa>>Lipa na mpesa>>Buy goods and services>>Enter till no>
2- Kcb Account no- 1199959278
Account name – Active Motion

PICKUP POINT
The pickup point is at Kencom bustop opposite Hilton hotel at exactly 5:30 am.

For more info you can reach us through-:
Joe-0700777419, Ben-0722342386
EMAIL theactivemotion@gmail.com
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TRIP ITINERARY
DAY 1
NAIROBI – SIRIMON(2660Mtrs) – OLD MOSES (3300)Mtrs
– Hiking distance (9km/ 3-4hrs)
Elevation 680mtrs
5:30am – Nairobi pickup
6:00am- Departure from Nairobi
8:00am- Breakfast at Karatina.
12:30pm- Check in at sirimon gate and introduction to the support team of porters and caterers.
1:00 – Light lunch before start of hike.
2:00pm- Start the 9km trek to old Moses. The road is tarmacked and you will be trekking through montane and bamboo forest vegetation.(3-4hrs trek)
5:00pm- Arrive at old moses camp, relax and pitch tent.
7:00pm- Dinner is served with an inventory of the day plus a briefing of the next day program.
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DAY 2- OLD MOSES(3300m)-SHIPTON(4200m)
Hiking distance -14kms/7-8hrs
Elevation- 900m
7: 00 – Breakfast is served
8:00- Start the days hike towards Shipton camp. You will be hiking through moorland vegetation. Proceeding further the vegetation is dotted with giant lobelia plants amongst other beautiful plant life. You will also cross three different rivers starting with ontulili, liki north river and liki river.
1:00- lunch is served on perfect location overlooking the mackinders valleys. From here onwards the highpeaks are visible adorned with the white glacier.
5:00- Arrive at Shiptons base camp.
7:30- Dinner is served and an early retirement is recommended to ensure you have enough sleep and rest before the early summit next day.
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DAY 3 SHIPTON(4200m)- LENANA PEAK(4985m)- (3hrs)- MINTOS HUT(2-3hrs)-
LAKE MICHAELSON.
2:30am – Breakfast is served
3:00am – Start the ascent to Lenana peak, a rocky mountain terrain with no vegetation. The incline is steep but still very manageable.
6:00am- Summit lenana point in time for the sunrise. ( Mt Kilimanjaro can also be sighted on a clear day)
– Take some time to savor the moment and take pictures.
7:00am- Start the descent towards Mintos hut.
10:00am- Breakfast at Mintos hut and thereafter a power nap until lunch time.
1:00am- Lunch is served.
1:30pm- Tour to Lake Michaelson,
5:00pm- Return to Mintos hat
7:30pm- Dinner is served
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Day 4: MINTOS HUT – CHOGORIA – NAIROBI
7:00am- Breakfast is served
8:00am – Start the days trek to chogoria gate.
1:00pm- Arrive at chogoria gate, check out and a farewell to the support crew.
1:30pm- Pickup for the return drive to Nairobi
6:30pm- Arrive in Nairobi.
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May 18 @ 5:00 am
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May 21 @ 8:00 pm
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