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4 Days Sirimon Route

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Tour Details

Mount Kenya climbing through Sirimon route is the easiest route trekking to Point Lenana. This route has more spectacular scenery, greater flexibility and a gentler rate of ascent; although it is still easy to climb fast.

The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki. Access is adequate and the bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain.

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. This can be arranged for at an extra fee.

Prices of inclusive of:

*Return transfer Nairobi –Nanyuki / Chogoria-Nairobi

*3 meals per day while trekking

*4 days Mt. Kenya trek

*Accommodation while trekking

*2 transfer from Nanyuki/ Chogoria- park gate- return

*All government park fees

*English Speaking Mountain Guides and Porters


Cost excludes equipment as below:-

Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hat, Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf’s, Rain

Trousers. You can hire some of the equipment at a reasonable cost


Day 1Nairobi / Sirimon / Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs. 9km, (860m) ascent

Leave Nairobi at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill through the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. After about 3 hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmaier Camp some 3300m above sea. You are hosted here for dinner and overnight.

Day 2Judmaier 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 where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp located about 4200m high.

Day 3Shipton Camp/Point Lenana / Judmaier Camp 9 - 10hrs, 21km ascent

Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Shipton Camp, 2hrs, for breakfast and further, 4hrs, down to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight, B, L, D

Day 4: Judmiere Camp - Nairobi

After early morning breakfast, descend for 3 hours to the Sirimon Park gate to catch a vehicle for the return journey to Nanyuki for lunch. Later transfer back to Nairobi arriving by 1700hrs.

Day 5Judamaier Camp / Sirimon / Nairobi 2-3hrs, 9km

After breakfast, walk down through the rainforest for 2 hours to connect with your transport vehicle back to Nairobi.

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