Tour overview

5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon Route 2024/2025 visiting Nairobi. Sirimon. Old Moses. Shiptons.
Lenana. Met Station. Nairobi 4 nights

5 days Mount Kenya climbing Sirimon route 2024 Sirimon and Chogoria route

5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing- Sirimon Route

Mount Kenya Climb through Chogoria Sirimon – 5 Days

The descent by the Sirimon route takes one through some beautiful forest tracks and completes the traverse of the mountain.


5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon and Chogoria Routes

Climbing Mt Kenya via Chogoria Route
Mountaineering Safari Packages

5 Days Mt Kenya Climbing – Sirimon Route

This Mount Kenya climbing safari tour offers you the opportunity to experience Mount Kenya’s diversity. Sirimon is more scenic than Naromoru route and it is on the dry side of Mount Kenya which offers some of the finest walking. We climb up through forest where we’ll be able to see wildlife and birdlife into a wide ridge approach to the summit area.


5 Days Mount Kenya Trekking
The 5 days Mount Kenya trekking Sirimon down Chogoria Nairobi is the best and easy way to climb Mount Kenya, The route is dry and accommodation on the trekking is huts which has beds, dining table and kitchen inside. Hence making 5 days trekking Mount Kenya amazing, Enjoyable and memorable.

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5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Sirimon – Chogoria Route Package 2024/2025

5 Days Mount Kenya Circumnavigation 2024/2025.

The 5 days Mount Kenya trekking  Sirimon route is the best and easy way to climb
Mount Kenya. The route is dry and accommodation on the trekking is huts which has
beds, dining table and kitchen inside. Hence making 5 days trekking Mount Kenya
amazing, Enjoyable and memorable

Information on Mount Kenya: It is a UNESCO world listed site. In comparison, what
Mt. Kilimanjaro offers in altitude; Mt. Kenya surpasses in beauty. It is the second
highest mountain in Africa, standing @ 5199 m above sea level at point Batian. It
is an ancient dormant volcano and last erupted some 3.5 million years ago.

It is one of the most scenic volcanic mountains in the world. It can be described
as roughly circular, about 60 kms. across at 200mm contour. It’s main peaks rise
sharply from around 4,500 m. It has rare afro alpine moorland. Lower slopes host
dense tropical rainforest and a bamboo forest.

The wildlife at Mount Kenya National Park include elephant, tree hyrax, white tailed
mongoose, suni, fronted duiker, mole rat, bush buck, water buck, buffaloes, eland,
lion, leopard, bushbuck, giant forest hog, the endangered bongo and rhino & over one
hundred and thirty species of birds.

Activities here include Game viewing, camping, Mountain climbing, plant naming, bird
watching, hiking and cave exploration.

What to bring: Binoculars, camera, hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable walking
shoes, guidebooks, trekking poles, sleeping bags, umbrella, sandals, socks, gaiters.

Trekking tip: Ensure you regulate your pace, take it easy and always keep hydrated.

Other attractions: Volcanic cliffs, gorges, tarns, picturesque valleys, out cropped
ridges and cols formed by cooling lava and subsequent glacial erosion.


  • Arrival and departure transfers in Nairobi
  • Use of a comfortable safari converted vehicle for the transfers.
  • The transfers Nairobi /Mount Kenya/Nairobi.
  • Full board during the Mount Kenya hike ( includes breakfast, lunch & dinner).
  • Porters during the hike
  • Services of a knowledgeable & experienced Mount Kenya Guide.
  • Services of a well trained & experienced safari cook.
  • Services of a courteous and experienced driver/guide.
  • Mount Kenya mountaineering fees
  • Bottled water during the hike.
  • Rescue to a Private Hospital ( if need be)

Not Included

  • Hiking equipment.
  • Items not mentioned as included.
  • Sleeping bags.

Day 1: Nairobi- Sirimon-Old Moses

Morning pick up from Nairobi City or the Airport for the drive to the Mount Kenya National Park. We should be at the Sirimon Park Gate by 11 am. Commence the trek, which takes you 3 to 4 hours and cover some 9 kms. This route is drier, scenic and good for beginners. As you trek today you are also taking an acclimatization hike via tropical rain forest. Overnight at the Old Moses Camp. (3,200 m). Full board

Day 2: Old Moses- Shipton's

With your packed lunches hike past steep slopes towards the Shipton’s Camp. You will pass through Likii and Mackinder’s Valley. You will view giant groundsels along this route and breathtaking scenery. The hike this day takes between 6 to 8 hours and it is 17 km. Check in at Shipton’s Camp. From here you can easily view the 3 highest peaks of Batian, Nelion & Lenana. Temperatures here can reach minus 10 degrees celcius. Overnight at the Shipton’s Camp ( 4,200 metres). Full board

Day 3: Shipton's

Spend this day for acclimatization. You can take some trekking. Overnight at Shipton's Camp. Full board

Day 4: Shipton's- Point Lenana-Met Station

At 2 Am; wake up and take tea and some biscuits. Start the attempt on Point Lenana (4985 m); which is the highlight of our trip. Take African sunrise photos. Descend slowly to the Mackinder’s Camp (4,300 m) for breakfast. Have some rest and then continue to the Met Station (3050 m) arriving for dinner and overnight. Full board

Day 5: Met Station- Naromoru Gate-Nairobi

Breakfast. Depart. Walk through the Bamboo Forest and onto the Park’s Naromoru Gate. Here, you link up with your transport for Nairobi and are dropped off at the Airport or Nairobi Hotel. Breakfast