4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon Route

4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon Route

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( Sirimon route starts 15 km (9 miles) east around the Mount Kenya Ring Road from Nanyuki. The gate is 10 km (6 miles) further along the track, which can be walked or driven by two-wheel drives.

The track climbs up through the forest. On the north side of the mountain there is no bamboo zone, so the forest gradually turns into moorland covered with giant heather. The track ends at Old Moses Hut and becomes a path. This continues up the hill before splitting into two routes. To the left, the least used path goes around the side of the Barrow, to Liki North Hut. The vegetation becomes more sparse, with giant lobelia and groundsels dotted around. The path climbs over a ridge, before rejoining the main path ascending the Mackinder Valley. Shipton’s Cave can be found in the rock wall to the left of the steep path just before reaching Shipton’s Camp.

From Shipton’s Camp, it is possible to ascend the ridge directly in front of the camp to the site of Kami Hut, which no longer exists, or follow the river up to Lower Simba Tarn and eventually to Simba Col. These are both on the Peak Circuit Path. )

4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon Route
4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon Route

Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki

Departure from Nairobi at 07:30 hrs drive to Nanyuki town for a brief stop at the equator line continue to Nanyuki town for lunch, afternoon is spent acclimatize for the hike and visiting the few attaractions that are available. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Nanyuki town.

Day 2: Nanyuki – Old Moses

After breakfast, vehicle transfer to Sirimon park gate and hike to Old Moses camp for overnight (3300m) approx time is 5 to 6 hrs hikes, dinner and overnight at the old moses camp.

Day 3: Old Moses-Shiptons

After breafast hike to Shipton’s camp (4200m) for overnight (5 to 6 hrs hikes) dinner and overnight at the shiptons camp.

Day 4: Shiptons – Point Lenana – Nairobi

wake up early at 2.00 am atempt point Lenana (4985m) at 03:00 hrs and descend directly to shiptons camp for breakfast then proceed to sirimon park gate to connect your transfer back to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon or early evening.


  • Park entrance fee
  • Full board accommodation on the mountain in tents or huts
  • Service of our English speaking mountain guide
  • Return transport to the mountain
  • Any applicable taxes
  • Potters
  • All mountain rescue fees


  • International flight
  • Sleeping bag where applicable
  • Visa entry into Kenya or Tanzania
  • Tips to /cooks porters and guides
  • All your climbing gears

Booking & Reservations for 4 Days Mount Kenya Sirimon Route

Booking Office Tel: Kenya Cinema Plaza, Moi Avenue,
4th Floor, Room C7,
Nairobi, Kenya

Mobile : +254790006650

Email: info[at]citysightseeing.co.ke

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