7 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon / Naro Moru Route

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. The main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m.

DAY 1: Nairobi-Nanyuki

After breakfast depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at Nanyuki hotel in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the excellent facilities and magnificent scenery dinner and overnight in Nanyuki.

DAY 2: Nanyuki-Judmaier Camp

The morning is spent sorting and organizing personal equipment for the mountain trek. After lunch we drive to Sirimon Gate and then to road head at 11,000 ft. Have an easy walk in the afternoon to help acclimatization. Dinner and overnight Judmaier camp.

DAY 3: Judmaier-Liki North Valley Camp

After breakfast we ascend the Sirimon Track to Liki North Valley and spend the night camped in this beautiful little valley below subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo, two ancient parasitic vents of the main peaks. Dinner and overnight stay in Liki North Valley,13,000 ft.

DAY 4: Liki North Valley Camp-Mackinders Camp

Climb out of the North Valley and in to the Mackinder’s valley, on the broadest valleys of Mt. Kenya. We camp at the head of the mackinder’s valley camp, just below the main peaks of Batian and Nelion. 14,000ft.

DAY 5: Mackinders Camp-Point Lenana-Teleki Valley Camp

Make an alpine ascent of the third highest peak, point Lenana (16,355 ft). This route up the north face is little used by tourists. Four hours of stiff walking to the summit. Descend to the Teleki Valley on the opposite side of the main peaks, to Mackinders Camp. Meals and Overnight Teleki Valley (13,000 ft.)

DAY 6: Teleki Valley-Met Station

Descend to the Met. Station (Road head) on the Naro Moru Track and then back to the hotel for meals and overnight.

DAY 7: Met Station-Nairobi

After breakfast, have a leisure drive back to Nairobi with lunch enroute arriving in the afternoon.