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4 Days Mt. Kenya Sirimon Route

From US$ 140 per person
  • Free Cancellation
  • No booking or credit card fees
  • E-ticket/Mobile voucher
  • Scenic walk up to the summit of Mt. Kenya
  • Beautiful peaks and stunning scenery
This program travels the scenic Sirimon route, with some game-viewing and bird watching opportunities along the first day's paths. Then it's up across the Liki and Mackinder's Valleys to Shipton's camp where you can see glistening peaks and stunning scenery.

The Sirimon route is a moderate-strenuous climb but not a technical one and mountain-climbing experience isn't necessary. However, there’s no avoiding the steep ascents and high altitudes that make physical fitness a prerequisite.

You can discover a great deal about yourself through this adventure, but only if the experience is of extremely high quality and professionally organized, which is a part of our specialty.

See the itinerary for day-by-day details.
Day 1 Day 1: Nairobi to Old Moses 3300m 6 hrs hours Sleeping huts

Leave Nairobi at 0700am and drive through the Central Highlands to arrive at Nanyuki by 10am. You will have a short break as you do your last shopping before you start your trek. You will also link up with your Porters and the Assistant Guides here. Have lunch and proceed to Sirimon Gate.

Check in and start hiking through the rain forest to Old Moses Camp at 3300m. Diner and Overnight at the Huts. The distance is 9kms and it takes 3hrs.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2 Day 2: Old Moses to Shipton's Camp 4200m 6hrs hours

Breakfast is served at 7am. Hike through the Liki and Mackinder's Valleys to Shipton's Camp at 4200m. Lunch is served en route. The distance to Shipton’s Camp from old Moses camp is 17kms it takes 6-7 hours.

Dinner and overnight at the Shipton's huts.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 3 Day 3: Point Lenana 4985m- Old Moses Huts 8 hours Sleeping huts

Wake at 2.30am for tea and biscuits and proceed to Point Lenana at 4985m. This takes 3 hours, arriving in time for sunrise. If the weather is clear and permitting you will see Kilimanjaro. Afterward, we descend to Shipton's Camp for full breakfast.

Leave at 10am for Old Moses for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 4 Day 4: Old Moses to Nairobi 2.5 hours

After breakfast, leave camp for park gate. Drive to Nanyuki for lunch. Then a 3 hrs drive back to Nairobi in the late afternoon.

what’s included
  • Private transport from Nairobi the the Park Gate
  • Park fees
  • Porters, Guides and Cooks
  • Accommodation while on the mountain
  • Transport to Nairobi after the climb
  • All meals while on the mountain
  • Tents
  • AMREF evacuation Insuarance
Optional Addons (Available during check-out)
  • technical guide
what’s excluded
  • Tips to porters and Guides
  • Kits of personal Nature - Sleeping Bags and Clothes
  • Accommodation after and before the trek
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Tour Type Private Tour  
Duration 4 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
meeting/Start point Pick-up at your hotel or location in Nairobi, Kenya
Trek difficulty Medium
Maximum altitude 4985 meters
Good to know This program is available all the year round as a private or Group and Can be 5days or 6 days or with an extra one day. Accommodation on the mountain is in two man double skin tents Mountain Hardware. You will require a sleeping bag and mat. Accommodation in Mt. Banda’s is in Cabins and also in Austrian Hut where applicable. Warm water for washing is provided at all campsites, a cook will prepare all meals, and these always include fresh vegetables and fruits.
Cancellation Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
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