5 Days Mt. Kenya Climbing – Sirimon Route

Destination: Mount Kenya National Park

Accommodation: Mountain Hut, Camping tents

  • Day 01: You will be picked from the airport on arrival or your Nairobi hotel and processed through the rich agricultural highlands of central Kenya to Nanyuki. On arrival in Nanyuki you will have lunch and meet your team of porters and guide.  After lunch and same shopping, you will be transferred to Sirimon Gate where the climbing starts. Walk through the rain forest for 9 kms (3-4 hrs) to the first mountain hut, old Moses (3,300 m).

    Meals and overnight: Old Moses Huts/Camp (FB).

    Day 02: After breakfast at old Moses, continue climbing trough Mackinder’s valley to the second hut, Shiptons hut (4,200m) for dinner and overnight.  Picnic lunch will be provided at the picnic rocks along the Valle

    Meals and overnight: Shiptons Huts/Camp (FB).

    Day 03: You will have a full day of rest. You can do a cuircut tour of the main peaks or visit the caves as well as touring the base of the peaks where technical climbing starts. You can also decide to have a rest at the camp. All meals will be at the camp. This will be an acclimatization day to give you more chances of making to the summit of point Lenana.

    Meals and overnight: Shiptons Huts/Camp (FB).

    Day 04: Early in the morning , 0300am start, you will climb to point Lenana 4,985 ( 17,058ft) .On a very clear day you should to see Mt Kilimanjaro in the south .Mt Elgon to the west. You will descend to Shiptons camp for breakfast and soon after descend to old Moses camp with picnic lunch en route and Likii North River.

    Meals and overnight: Old Moses Huts/Camp (FB).

    Day 05: After breakfast, transfer from old Moses to catch transport to at the gate. You will have an early lunch in Nanyuki before proceeding to Nairobi where the tour ends with a drop of at the airport or at your pick up point.

  • Cost Includes:

    • Transport from Nairobi and back
    • All Park fee and camping fee
    • 03 meals a day prepared by your cook
    • Mountain guide, cook and porters
    • Accommodation in mountain huts or tents
    • Camping gear excluding sleeping bag
    • 24hrs emergency evacuation services


    Cost excludes:

    • Drinks and beverages not prepared by the cook
    • Personal hiking and climbing gears
    • Travel insurance
    • Gratuities and tips
    • Towels, toiletries and personal effects
    • Any item of personal use
    • Sleeping bags
    • Anything else not mentioned above

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