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7 Days Mt Kenya Climb Sirimon Route Out chogoria Route Day 1: Nairobi On day one of your Kenya safari and Kenya mountain climbing trek, you will be personally met and taken to the Norfolk Hotel. Those arriving early enough have a wide variety of sightseeing available, including Giraffe Manor, the Karen Blixen homestead and national museum. Day 2: Nanyuki After breakfast, you begin the 5-hour drive to the Mount Kenya Safari Club near the town of Nanyuki. An interesting stop can be made on the way at Kenya's largest open-air market, Karatina, as well at the benevolent women's organization, the Nanyuki Weavers. Arrive the Safari Club for lunch, and a free afternoon to help acclimatize. A wide variety of Kenya safari activities are available at this famous resort. Day 3: Old Moses The day's hike from the Sirimon Gate is a short 9 kilometres (5 miles) and ends at Old Moses Camp (3300 metres). This is lovely walk through lush highland rainforest, featuring the magnificent giant Cedar and Podocarpus trees. Large mammals can be seen on any day, but this is the most likely, with Elephant and Buffalo generally encountered by about half the climbers. Day 4: Shipton's Camp Considerable altitude is gained today, and most trekkers can do it in 5-6 hours. Part of this is up a steep ridge before descending into the Mackinders valley. There are some beautiful views as you leave the vegetation zone and enter tundra, with many lobelias. Overnight at Shipton's Camp (4200 metres). Day 5: Shipton's Camp An important day of acclimatization, today, with a sojourn to the spectacular Kami Hut at 4350 metres, with many lovely alpine lakes and pools, and jutting rock formations. Return to Shipton's Camp for overnight. (4200 metres). Day 6: Summit at Point Lenana A middle-of-the-night ascent to arrive Point Lenana (4985 metres) before sunrise on your Kenya vacation. Most climbers make the summit just before sunrise at 6:30am following a 3-hour ascent. On a clear day, one can see Mount Kilimanjaro to the south, Mount Elgon to the west and the Indian Ocean to the East. Before the wind begins shortly after sunrise, the descent begins to Minos Hut for breakfast, and then to the Chogoria Bandas for dinner and overnight. Day 7: Nairobi Trek to the park gate is through a marvelous, thick and towering bamboo forest, an indication of the wet side of the mountain. Other vegetation differs as well, including massive stands of St. John's Wort. Meet your vehicle in time for lunch in time,transferred to the airport for your departure on the last day of your Tour price Includes:- Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation Transfer to and from the base of the mountain Full board accommodation whilst on the trek. Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary All park entrance fees to include government taxes Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook Start and finish Nairobi Treated water on the trek Excluded in the price: Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears - Hotel accommodations in Nairobi before and after the trek International flights Visas to Kenya Items of personal nature Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary