5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing - Sirimon - Chogoria Route

Mount Kenya Trekking

5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing - Sirimon - Chogoria Route

Mount Kenya Trekking


Much more scenic than Naromoru and it is on the drier side of the mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. 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..


Day 1: Nairobi-Nanyuki

Depart from Nairobi at 9:30am. Drive for 4 hrs to Nanyuki. Dinner and overnight in a Base Hotel.


Day 2: Sirimon (Old Moses Hut)

After breakfast, transfer to Sirimon gate where the trekking starts. Hike for 9km to Old Moses camp (3,300m) for dinner and overnight.


Day 3: Old Moses Hut-Shiptons Camp

After breakfast, hike for 12 km to Shiptons camp (4,200m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 4. Point Lenana-Chogoria

Attempt Point Lenana (4,985m) at 3:30am. After sunrise, descend back to Mintos hut for breakfast. Descend further down to Chogoria park gate campsite for dinner and overnight.


Day 5.Chogoria Village-Nairobi

Leave the mountain through the rain forest to Chogoria village. After lunch, connect the transport back to Nairobi arriving by 6:30pm.

What's included in this package

  • Transportation in a custom safari minibus with pop-up roof ideal for game viewing and sightseeing.
  • Services of a professionally trained and experienced English speaking driver/guide
  • Full board accommodation in the lodges as mentioned
  • Bottled water for use during the safari
  • Game drives and all park entry fees

What's not included in this package

  • Your International Flight transportation to and From Nairobi
  • Personal expenses like visa fees, travel/baggage insurance, laundry, beverages, tips etc.
  • Christmas, New Year and Easter supplements