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3 Nights/4days Mount Kenya Climbing Safari Tour – Sirimon Route
Mount Kenya Climbing Adventure Trekking Naro Moru Route 5 Days
Mount Kenya Climb One Day Trek is designed for guests who have limited time and who are not interested in reaching any of the summits. This safari is tailored to those who are interested in seeing the fascinating vegetation zones of an equatorial mountain and the associated rich animal and birdlife.
Depart from your lodge (Mount Kenya day tour starts from Sweetwater’s, Treetops, or Serena Mountain Lodge or Nairobi hotel-booking) at 0700 Hours and drive the Naro Moru Track (altitude 3,000m.)
From here you hike 9Km up to the Old Moses Camp (3300m) for overnight Camping. This two to three 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, and rosewood and heather zones.
At an elevation of 17000 ft. /5199m, Mt. Kenya stands as Africa’s 2nd highest mountain. It hosts a trio of summits the highest Batian and the two lesser; Nelion & Lenana. The glacial features of this extinct volcano offer mountaineers breathtaking views.
Your hike starts around 0700hrs going via the new Sirimon route through the beautiful and unique Alpine Moorland Zone. Walking time today is 5-7 hours depending on individual fitness and stopping halfway for a picnic lunch.
Mt Kenya is a spectacular location to fish for both Rainbow and Brown Trout. Several streams have both Rainbow and Brown trout. The Lakes are mostly stocked with Rainbow trout that are known to grow to record sizes.