Mount Kenya Climb Up Sirimon – 4 Nights 5 Days


Though Mount Kenya summit can be reached in 4 days as per the below itinerary, we strongly recommend an overnight acclimatization at the base in Nanyuki Town

  • 5 Days
  • Age 12+
  • Charges: Child (2-11 yrs) – 50% of the adult sharing, Infant (0-2) FREE
Destination:Mt Kenya, Nanyuki
Departure:Yes Required
Departure Time:0800hrs
Return Time:English & Spanish
  • Tour in our Standard Customized Pop-top 4WD Toyota Land cruiser Jeep or Tour van.
  • Services of an experienced English/other language speaking safari tour guide/driver.
  • Stay in economy, comfort or luxury lodges / tented camps
  • Game viewing drives
  • Park entrance fees
  • All meals on safari
  • Bottled drinking water in safari vehicle.
  • The flying doctors medical , emergency and rescue cover.
  • Pick up and drop off at either Nairobi airport, hotel or residence.
  • Government taxes and local levies
  • Bottled & Soft Drinks
  • Items and services of a personal nature
  • Tips & Gratuities.

Tour Plan

See detailed Safari Itinerary.


Day 1: Nairobi/Nanyuki

Depart Nairobi. Lunch in Nanyuki. Organize gear for the trek and begin the acclimatization process as the town is at the foothills of Mt. Kenya, at an attitude of 1,950m.

Dinner and overnight at a budget hotel or campsite

    Meal Plan
  • Breakfast

Day 2: Nanyuki / Old Moses

After breakfast, drive to the Sirimon Park Gate, 2,660m above sea level. Begin your 3 hour hike to Old Moses hut in an average hiking time of 3 hours.

Dinner and overnight at the hut or campsite.

    Meal Plan
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 3: Old Moses / Shiptons

After breakfast, hike to shiptons in an average hiking time of 5 to 7 hours, which depends directly on one’s level of physical fitness. Descent to Minto’s Hut on the Chogoria trail for a full breakfast then down to Meru Mt. Kenya for dinner and overnight in tents. (At extra cost, you may upgrade your accommodation and spend the night at the Meru Mt. Kenya Bandas, subject to availability.

    Meal Plan
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4:

    Meal Plan
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 5: Meru. Mt Kenya/Nairobi

After breakfast, descent to Chogoria town, which is a 32km walk (halfway done, take transport for 16km to the town at extra cost). Lunch in Chogoria then depart for Nairobi.

    Meal Plan
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch