Leopard in Manyara

Leopard in Manyara

Leopard in Manyara National Park where the tree climbing Lions are also found. More »

Serengeti Great Wildebeest Migration

Serengeti Great Wildebeest Migration

The most famous National Park or Destination, best known for its Great Wildebeest Migration. Wildebeests, Zebras and other animals make a massive move... More »

Kilimanjaro Mountain

Kilimanjaro Mountain

One of the Recommended Hiking Destinations you wo\\\'t like to miss while in Tanzania, consider climbing Kilimanjaro and will assist you to reach the peak... More »

Gorilla Trekking Tours in Rwanda

Gorilla Trekking Tours in Rwanda

Manyara Travel will take you to the wilderness of the deep forests of Virunga mountains where you will come into the eyes of the Mountain Gorillas; some rare species that can only be traced in the corridors of Rwanda Congo and Uganda. More »

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

The spectacular view of Victoria Falls in Zambia. More »

 

Up Sirimon Down Sirimon

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ATS 700 : 5 DAYS MOUNT KENYA – UP SIRIMON/DOWN SIRIMON

Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your Nairobi hotel and depart for Nanyuki town, arriving in time for lunch.  The afternoon will be spent acclimatizing and organizing any gear you may require for the trek. Dinner and overnight is at a Budget Hotel in Nanyuki.

Day 2: Nanyuki – Old Moses
After breakfast, we drive to Mt. Kenya through the Sirimon Park Gate where we will begin the hike, taking us through Tropical Rain Forests and Bamboo sections with lunch enroute.  This hike takes about 3 hours. We arrive in the evening at The Old Moses Huts where we will have dinner and spend the night. The altitude here is 3,300m. 

Day 3:  Old Moses – Shiptons
After breakfast, we hike to Shipton’s which is at about 4,200m above the sea level.  Walking time is 5 to 7 hours depending on your individual fitness level with a picnic lunch stop-over half way through the walk. Dinner and overnight is at the Shipton’s Huts. 

 Day 4:  Shiptons – Pt Lenana – Shiptons
A pre-dawn attempt of Point Lenana Peak. This early start is intended to prepare you enough for the final climb. The day is then spent at leisure inclusive of lunch, with dinner and overnight at Shiptons Hut.

Day 5:  Shiptons – Nairobi
Wake up to a pre-dawn attempt of Pt. Lenana; 4985M above the sea level. With good visibility and the weather is clear, you may see Mount Kilimanjaro to the south, Mt. Elgon to the west and even the Indian Ocean to the East. After photography and viewing opportunities, surrounded by glaciers and ice rock caves, we descend leisurely to the road where we head on to Nanyuki town for lunch and then catch transport back to Nairobi arriving in the evening.

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