Climbing Mt Kenya - Sirimon: 4 Nights 5 Days 

Type of safari- Mountain Climbing Safaris , Destination - Kenya

Tour Summary 

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

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

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.

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.

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.