5 Days Mount Kenya Up Sirimon Down Sirimon

5 Days Mount Kenya Up Sirimon Down Sirimon


  • Day 1: Nairobi - Nanyuki

    After breakfast, we will pick you up from your Nairobi hotel and depart for Nanyuki town, arriving in time for lunch. The afternoon will be spent acclimatizing and organizing any gear you may require for the trek. Dinner and overnight is at a Budget Hotel in Nanyuki.

  • Day 2: Nanyuki - Old Moses

    After breakfast, we drive to Mt. Kenya through the Sirimon Park Gate where we will begin the hike, taking us through Tropical Rain Forests and Bamboo sections with lunch enroute. This hike takes about 3 hours. We arrive in the evening at The Old Moses Huts where we will have dinner and spend the night. The altitude here is 3,300m.

  • Day 3: Old Moses - Shiptons

    After breakfast, we hike to Shipton’s which is at about 4,200m above the sea level. Walking time is 5 to 7 hours depending on your individual fitness level with a picnic lunch stop-over half way through the walk. Dinner and overnight is at the Shipton’s Huts.

  • Day 4: Shiptons - Pt Lenana - Shiptons

    A pre-dawn attempt of Point Lenana Peak. This early start is intended to prepare you enough for the final climb. The day is then spent at leisure inclusive of lunch, with dinner and overnight at Shiptons Hut.

  • Day 5: Shiptons - Nairobi

    Wake up to a pre-dawn attempt of Pt. Lenana; 4985M above the sea level. With good visibility and the weather is clear, you may see Mount Kilimanjaro to the south, Mt. Elgon to the west and even the Indian Ocean to the East. After photography and viewing opportunities, surrounded by glaciers and ice rock caves, we descend leisurely to the road where we head on to Nanyuki town for lunch and then catch transport back to Nairobi arriving in the evening.