4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon Route

Daily Tour 4 Days 3 Nights
Mount Kenya, Kenya Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya Sirimon Route provides the easiest access to the northern side of the central peaks and the North Face Standard Route on Batian. It is a beautiful route with fine views of Sendeo and Terere, and of the main peaks. Sirimon is regarded by many as he best ascent route of Kenya’s highest mountain and well within the capabilities of fit hill walkers. Enjoy spectacular, ever-changing scenery as you climb to the dramatic summit of this ancient volcano. It is also considered more scenic than Naro Moru route.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to the Airport
  • Services of a professional mountain guide, porters and cook
  • Full-board accommodation in the tents
  • Bottled drinking mineral water
  • Park entrance fees
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Our tour guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use)

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, telephone, laundry, titbits, beverages, tips etc
  • Hiking gears
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter
Day 1: Nairobi – Sirimon Gate – Old Moses camp

Hiking Distance: 8Kms
Duration: 2.5Hrs
Leave Nairobi at 8 am for Nanyuki town. Proceed to Sirimon Gate where you will have lunch and begin our trek. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which later becomes heath land upto Old Moses camp 3300m asl.

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Stay at Oldmoses camp cabin

Day 2: Old Moses camp – Shipton camp

Hiking Distance: 16kms
Duration: 6Hrs
After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Likii North and continue uphill to Mackinder’s Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp 4200m asl.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Stay at Shipton camp cabin

Day 3: Shipton camp – Point Lenana – Old Moses camp

Hiking Distance: 24Kms
Duration: 10Hrs
Leave at 2am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana(4985 M asl) at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Shipton Camp for breakfast and later proceed down to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodation: Stay at Oldmoses camp cabi

Day 4: Old Moses camp – Sirimon gate – Nairobi

Hiking Distance: 8Kms
Duration: 1.5Hrs
After breakfast, walk down through the rain-forest for 2 hours to Sirimon gate where we will board a private vehicle for transfer to Nairobi town. The vehicle can as well pick you up at the camp upon request.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

1 Review

  1. Julius
    6:31 pm - May 8, 2023 / Reply

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    1. Admin
      12:15 pm - May 9, 2023 / Reply

      You are much welcome, looking forward to hosting you on our beautiful mountain soon.


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