Tour Overview

Sirimon route is Mount Kenya’s most gradual ascent route profile and best acclimatization options most interesting route since its on the drier side on the mountain. The trek route passes through impressive Yellow wood forests in the lower reaches and features abundant wildlife and beautiful alpine scenery higher up.

5 Days Mt kenya Climbing - Chogoria Sirimon Route

Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki

Depart Nairobi mid morning for Nanyuki arriving in time for lunch. The afternoon is spent in this area for acclimatization. Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel.

Day 2: Met Station – Judmier Camp

Breakfast in the hotel – Transfer to met station – Walk up to judmier camp, otherwise called old Moses at 3, 350 Metres. Dinner and Overnigh at the Camp.

Day 3: Mackinders Valley – Shipton Camp

After Breakfast, like Mt. Kenya passing through Mackinders valley. – Arrive at Shipton Camp at 4,200 metres. – Dinner and overnight at shipton camp.

Day 4: Lenana Peak

Early hiking, aiming to reach Lenana Peak at 4,985 metre. – From here, on a clear day, to the South, Kilimanjaro can be seen, to the west, Mt Elgon is visible. – Reach Lenana Peak, then descend to Mintos, at 4,250 meters for breakfast, then head for Road Head for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Chogoria – Nairobi

Early morning breakfast – Walk down to chogoria and lunch at the town. – Depart for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.

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