Mount Kenya Climbing Adventure: Sirimon Route 4 Days


Short Overview

This is the most common traverse on Mt. Kenya. Unless preferred, camping is not necessary as accommodation is available in mountain huts throughout the trip. Although the trip offers reasonably good chances of reaching the summit, those who may not manage the challenge can cross over via the easier summit circuit trail and join up with other hikers at the Mackinder’s Camp or consider adding on a day at Shipton’s 4200m to acclimatize better ahead of the summit.

“Come touch the sky”

Climbing to 5,199 meters, Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa. The scenery surrounding this designated World Heritage Site is breath-taking. It is pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forest, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals, high altitude adapted plains game and unique montane and alpine vegetation. Visitors can enjoy mountain climbing, camping and caving with the mountain’s rugged glacier-clad peaks providing the perfect backdrop.

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4 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Adventure : Sirimon Route

1 Px


USD 500

Nairobi Sirimon – Naro Moru Crossover

Mt Kenya Morning transfer from Nairobi, arriving at Mountain Rock Lodge for  lunch. Then drive to Sirimon Park gate (2600m). On completion of park entry formalities, begin a 3-4 hour hike through forest. Ascend 700m through the bamboo, rosewood and heather zones to Old Moses camp. The forest and bamboo are home to hundreds of buffaloes, elephants, bushbucks and a plethora of bird species.Dinner and overnight at Old Moses Camp. (3300m) (L/D)


A long day leading to the base of the high peaks. Today’s trek is largely through the moorlands and the Mackinder Valley, with good views of the main peaks and a brief stopover for picnic lunch. Total walking time is approx. 7 hours gaining 900m in altitude. Dinner and overnight at Shipton’s Hut. (4200m) (B/L/D)


Pre-dawn attempt of the summit starts at 0300hrs and you hike for about 3 hours up steep scree slopes and across rugged rocks up to Pt. Lenana (4985m), the hikers’ summit. Then down through Lewis Glacier up to the Austrian hut to join to the Naromoru track and descend for 2 hours to Mackinder’s camp for breakfast then have the rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Mackinder’s Camp. (4300m) (B/L/D)


Leaving early, you gradually descend for 4-5 hours through the moorlands and the lower vertical bog up to the Met Station, from where you walk down on a wide dirt road leading to the Naromoru Park gate (2600m) where you meet our vehicle. You are then transferred back to Mountain Rock Lodge for a hot shower and lunch then back to Nairobi. (B/L)


The Price Includes:-

  1. Fallboard accommodation whilst on the trek on camps or huts.

  2. Treated water on the safari

  3. Guaranteed price/Guaranteed trek on the confirmation

  4. Transfer to and from the base of the mountain.

  5. All park entrance to include government taxes.

  6. Service of an English speaking professional guide and porters.

  7. Start and finish will happen in Nairobi.

Safari Price Excludes:-

  1. Personal effects

  2. Kenya Visas

  3. Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages or drinks

  4. Drinks

  5. Accommodation before and after trekking.

  6. Hotel accommodation before and after trekking.

  7. Any other item not mentioned in our itinerary.

Additional Info:-

  1. Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  2.  Not wheelchair accessible

  3. Near public transportation

  4. Infants must sit on laps

  5. Infant seats available

  6. Not recommended for travelers with back problems

  7. Not recommended for pregnant travelers

  8. No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

  9. Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level

  10. This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Nairobi, Kenya

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel in Nairobi

Departure Time

6:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point.


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