5 Days Mt Kenya Hike: Sirimon Down Chogoria Route

KSh107600
Duration
6 days
Max People
100
Min Age
10+

Tour Overview

The combination of the Sirimon route starts from the west of Mount Kenya National Park passing through the driest side of the mountain. On this ascent, trekkers encounter giant trees, rocky terrain and the charming Mackinders Valley before descending via the Chogoria route.

On descending Chogoria spotting the characteristic lush bamboo zone and the highland forests while gazing at the magnificent Gorges Valley, waterfalls and tarns.

GEARS CHECK LIST.
  • DUFFEL BAG - For a all your climbing gear and clothing : This will be carried by the porters
  • DAYPACK -Large enough to carry your camera, water, raincoat, lunch pack, warm jacket or sweater
  • WARM SLEEPING BAG
  • SKI POLES - Walking Stick
  • Water bottle/containers-Total capacity at least 4 liters
  • Kilimanjaro map (optional). It can also be bought at the gate.
  • HIGH ALTITUDE GEARS
  • Waterproof, breathable and windproof jacket
  • Waterproof, breathable and windproof pants
  • Polar fleece
  • Thermal underwear
  • Mittens or warm gloves
  • Glove liners If necessary
  • One pair thermal socks
  • Balaclava Overhead cover
  • Gaiters
  • Thermal water flask
PERSONAL ITEMS ESSENTIALS
  • Toilet kit - Soap, tooth brush, toilet paper, wet wipes)
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen and lip protection (SPF 30+)
  • Zip lock bags -To protect camera etc from dust
  • Money belt -For valuables and identification
OPTIONAL ITEMS
  • Camera (Extra lenses and film ASA 200 film recommended
  • Binoculars
  • Powdered sports drinks for the climb e.g. game, isotonic drinks
  • Pocket knife
  • Notebook and pencil
  • Plastic bags + Masking tape -To keep clothing dry
  • Energy snacks and sweets
  • Video camera, tapes, battery packs & tripod
FOOT WEAR
  • Water resistant semi stiff hiking boots
  • Shoes - sneakers, running shoes -For overnight camps
  • Socks -Several pairs - at least 4
  • Liner socks -Keep feet dry and limit blisters
EQUIPMENTS
  • Sun hat or similar -Must have a brim
  • Headlamp -Spare batteries and extra bulb
  • Water purification tablets
  • Sunglasses Dark lenses for the climb with a securing strap
  • Flashlight/Torch Spare batteries and extra bulb
MEDICAL AND FIRST AID SUPPLIES
  • Painkillers -For headache
  • Diamox (If not allergic to sulphur)-For altitude sickness
  • Imodium a
  • Malaria prophylaxis
  • Something for muscular pains
  • Plaster and bandages-For abrasions, blisters and cuts
  • Antiseptic cream (Betadine)
  • eye drops
  • Insect repellant

Rates

COSTING PER PERSON

NATIONALITY  BASED ON 1 PAX  BASED ON 2-3 PAX BASED ON 4-6 PAX BASED ON 7-8 PAX
NON-RESIDENTS $900 $860 $840 $800
RESIDENTS & CITIZENS  Ksh 78,000 Ksh65,000 Ksh60,000 Ksh55,000
INCLUSIONS
  • 2 night accommodation
  • Meals on All inclusive
  • Return Economy class flight tickets
  • Meet and greet upon arrival at the airport.
  • Return Premium private hotel transfers
  • Bottle of wine and Bountiful Safaris welcome Kit.
  • Use of hotel facilities

NB: Transfers in Nairobi can be arranged upon request

EXCLUSIONS
  • Lunch on the last day
  • Excursions & Activities
  • Any other expenses not mentioned above
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