5 Days 4 Nights
Tour Type
Hiking Tours
Group Size
8 Person
Tour Guide
3 Mentor

5 Days Mt. Kenya Hike Via Sirimon Route

As the sun casts its golden rays upon the slopes of Mt. Kenya, we set forth from Nairobi, our spirits ablaze with anticipation and our hearts filled with a sense of adventure. The road to Mt. Kenya is as much a part of the journey as the climb itself, winding through verdant valleys, rolling hills, and vibrant communities that dot the landscape of central Kenya.

Our adventure begins at the Sirimon Gate, where we are greeted by the pristine wilderness that surrounds us—a landscape teeming with life, from towering trees to elusive wildlife that calls Mt. Kenya home. Here, amidst the tranquil beauty of the forest, we take our first steps on the path to greatness, guided by the expertise of our seasoned mountain guides.

As we ascend through the lush montane forests of Mt. Kenya, each step brings us closer to the heart of the mountain, revealing breathtaking vistas of rolling hills, deep valleys, and cascading waterfalls that punctuate the landscape. Along the way, we pause to catch our breath, to listen to the song of the birds, and to marvel at the sheer magnitude of nature’s power.

As we emerge from the forest canopy, the landscape transforms, giving way to the alpine meadows and moorlands that cloak the slopes of Mt. Kenya in a tapestry of colors and textures. Here, amidst the rolling hills and open skies, we set up camp, our home beneath the stars, as we prepare for the challenges that lie ahead.

With each passing day, we ascend higher, our spirits buoyed by the promise of adventure and the camaraderie of fellow climbers. Along the way, we traverse rocky ridges, navigate icy streams, and conquer steep ascents, our resolve tested by the unforgiving terrain and the thinning air.

At last, we reach the fabled summit of Mt. Kenya, Uhuru Peak, where the air is thin, and the views stretch to infinity and beyond. Here, amidst the clouds, we stand in awe of the world below, humbled by the majesty of the mountain and the indomitable spirit of the human soul.

But our journey is far from over. As we descend from the summit, we carry with us the memories of a lifetime—the sights, the sounds, and the sensations of Mt. Kenya etched into our hearts forever. As we bid farewell to the mountain, we do so with a sense of gratitude and reverence for the wild places that shape us and the adventures that define us.


Destination Mt. kenya
Depature Nairobi
Departure Time  7.00AM
Return Time  2.00PM
  • Specilaized hiking Guide
  • Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Meals on full board
  • Accommodation in tents
  • Additional Services
  • Tips
Travel With Bus


Nestled in the heart of East Africa, Mt. Kenya stands as the second-highest peak on the continent, shrouded in mystery, myth, and untamed beauty. Join us as we trace the footsteps of explorers and mountaineers, ascending through diverse ecosystems, rugged landscapes, and ancient forests, to stand atop Africa's most iconic summit.

  • 7:00 AM: Depart from Nairobi and embark on a scenic drive to the Sirimon Gate, the starting point of our Mt. Kenya adventure.
  • 10:00 AM: Arrive at Sirimon Gate, complete park entry formalities, meet our mountain guides, and commence the trek.
  • Hiking: Ascend through the lush montane forest, following the Sirimon Route.
  • Lunch: Enjoy a packed lunch en route amidst the tranquil beauty of the forest.
  • Afternoon: Continue the hike to Old Moses Camp (3,300 meters), our first campsite.
  • Evening: Settle into our tents, enjoy dinner prepared by our camp crew, and rest for the night.
  • Morning: After breakfast, resume the trek through the moorland zone, ascending gradually towards Shipton's Camp.
  • Lunch: Stop for a packed lunch along the trail, surrounded by stunning mountain scenery.
  • Afternoon: Trek across the sprawling Mackinder's Valley, with views of the spectacular peaks of Mt. Kenya.
  • Evening: Arrive at Shipton's Camp (4,200 meters), our base for the next two nights. Set up camp, enjoy dinner, and prepare for tomorrow's ascent.
  • Morning: Wake up to breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast.
  • Acclimatization Hike: Embark on a short acclimatization hike to Hausberg Col or Kami Hut to adjust to the altitude.
  • Lunch: Return to camp for a hearty lunch and relaxation.
  • Afternoon: Rest and acclimatize at Shipton's Camp, taking in the awe-inspiring beauty of the mountain landscape.
  • Evening: Dinner and overnight stay at Shipton's Camp, preparing for the summit push tomorrow.
  • Midnight: Wake up in the early hours to begin the summit ascent.
  • Summit Push: Trek to Point Lenana (4,985 meters), the third-highest peak of Mt. Kenya, to witness the sunrise from the summit.
  • Sunrise: Reach Point Lenana in time for a breathtaking sunrise over the African plains.
  • Descend: Begin the descent back to Shipton's Camp for breakfast and a brief rest.
  • Further Descent: Continue the descent to Old Moses Camp, retracing our steps through the stunning mountain terrain.
  • Evening: Arrive at Old Moses Camp, set up camp, enjoy dinner, and rest for the night.
  • Morning: Enjoy breakfast at Old Moses Camp and prepare for the final leg of the trek.
  • Descend: Descend through the montane forest, soaking in the sights and sounds of the natural surroundings.
  • Lunch: Stop for lunch along the trail, reflecting on the journey and sharing memories with fellow trekkers.
  • Afternoon: Arrive back at Sirimon Gate, where our adventure began. Complete park exit formalities.
  • Departure: Board our transport and commence the journey back to Nairobi, marking the end of our unforgettable Mt. Kenya hike via Sirimon Route adventure.

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