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Experience the thrill of conquering the second-highest peak in Africa with our 4-day Mount Kenya Sirimon Route tour. This exhilarating expedition takes you through stunning landscapes, challenging trails, and a sense of accomplishment that will leave you in awe.
Mount Kenya, with its rugged peaks and breathtaking beauty, offers a trekking experience like no other. Our experienced guides will lead you along the Sirimon Route, known for its scenic views and diverse terrain. As you ascend, you'll pass through lush forests, picturesque valleys, and alpine meadows, immersing yourself in the natural splendor of the mountain.
Throughout the journey, you'll have the opportunity to acclimatize, ensuring a safe and enjoyable climb. Take in the majestic scenery, spot unique wildlife, and marvel at the ever-changing landscapes as you make your way towards the summit.
The highlight of the tour is the summit attempt, where you'll rise early to witness the sunrise from Point Lenana, the third-highest peak of Mount Kenya. Standing at almost 5,000 meters, you'll be rewarded with awe-inspiring panoramic views that stretch as far as the eye can see. The feeling of accomplishment as you reach the summit is unparalleled, a moment that will forever be etched in your memory.
As you descend, you'll retrace your steps, taking in the beauty of Mount Kenya from a different perspective. The journey back will allow you to reflect on your achievement and appreciate the diverse ecosystems that make this mountain a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Our 4-day Mount Kenya Sirimon Route tour is designed to provide you with an unforgettable adventure, combining the thrill of trekking with the wonders of nature. Whether you're an experienced hiker or seeking a new challenge, this expedition promises to push your limits, ignite your sense of adventure, and leave you with a profound appreciation for the magnificence of Mount Kenya.
Join us on this epic journey and create memories that will last a lifetime. Conquer the heights of Mount Kenya and experience the raw beauty of one of Africa's most iconic peaks.
- Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
- Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
- Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
- Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
- Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
- All park entrance fees to include government taxes
- Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
- Treated water on the trek.
- On completion, successful climb Certificate
- Start and finish Nairobi
- Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
- International flights
- Visas to Kenya
- Items of personal nature
- Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmier Camp (Old Moses Camp), 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent
Leave Nairobi early morning at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Mount Kenya National Park Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the Sirimon Park Gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D
Day 2: Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp, 6-7hrs, 14km, 900m ascent
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 Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley. From the valley, there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m, B,L,D
Day 3: Shipton Camp/Point Lenana/Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp), 9-10hrs, 21km
Attempting the summit at Lenana Peak. Leave early morning at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns. Arrival at Point Lenana (Lenana Peak) is at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Shipton Camp, 2hrs, for breakfast. Then hike further 4hrs down to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight, B,L,D
Day 4: Judmaier Camp/Sirimon/Nairobi, 2-3hrs, 9km
After breakfast, walk down through the rainforest for 2~3 hours to reach Sirimon Gate to sign out of Mount Kenya National Park. From Sirimon park gate, you will now connect with your transport to Nanyuki Town for lunch. This will be followed by vehicle transfer back to Nairobi arriving at approximately 3pm, B,L