4 Days Sirimon Route Mount Kenya Climbing

4 Days Sirimon Route Mount Kenya Climbing4 Days Sirimon Route Mount Kenya Climbing

4 Days Sirimon Route Mount Kenya Climbing

The Sirimom route is much more scenic than Naromoru as it is on the drier side of Mount Kenya 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 - Sirimon - Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent

Leave Nairobi at 8 am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 4 hours. Proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D

Day 2: Judmaier Camp - Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 14km, 900m ascent

After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses Ontulili River. Go right contouring through the Moorland and crossing Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders Valley from where there are panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m, B,L,D

Day 3: Shipton Camp - Point Lenana - Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 9-10hrs, 21km

Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Shipton Camp, 2hrs, for breakfast and further, 4hrs, down to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight, B,L,D

Day 4: Judamaier Camp - Sirimon - Nairobi 2-3hrs, 9km

After breakfast, walk down through the rainforest for 2 hours to connect with your transport vehicle back to Nairobi, B,L.

Included in the price:

Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation

Transfer to and from the base of the mountain

Full board accommodation whilst on the trek. Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner

Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary

All park entrance fees to include government taxes

Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook

Start and finish Nairobi

Treated water on the trek.


Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears

International flights

Visas to Kenya

Items of personal nature

Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary