6 Days Naromoru Sirimon Route

Kenya Safaris

6 Days Naromoru Sirimon Route Mount Kenya Trekking – This is most popular of all the routes that lead up to the Mountain. It is the steepest and the fastest way up Mt Kenya and ascends the mountain from the west. The route is not particularly scenic but has some of the best tourist accommodations. Most climbers begin at the park gate, although it is possible to drive a vehicle as far as the Met station (3050 metres). Among the challenges in this route include the vertical bog and the extremely steep trail on looses gravel while going up.

Mt. Kenya Climbing–6 Days Naromoru/Sirimon Route

Day1: Nairobi–Naromoru–Youth Hostels

Depart Nairobi in the morning accompanied by your mountain guide and drive through the beautiful Kikuyu country side arriving Naromoru ( base of climbing M. Kenya) in time for lunch. Later transfer to Mt. Kenya Youth Hostels for dinner and overnight. Approximate time 3hrs.

Day 2: Youth Hostels–Met Station

Depart after breakfast and drive to Naromoru Park Gate. After registration start your hike through the rain forest for about 9 km with picnic lunch en route to Met Station (3050m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Met Station–Mckinders Camp

Depart Met Station walking through the moorland and along the Teleki Valley with a picnic lunch en-route arriving Mackinders camp ( 4300m ) early evening. Dinner and over night at the camp. Approx walking time 7hrs.

Day 4: Acclimatization at Mackinders

Your day of acclimatization. After breakfast hike to Two Turn – 4500m, then return to the camp for lunch , dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Point Lenana–Old Moses
Wake up early morning ( 0300hrs) and hike to the summit arriving point Lenana (4985m ) around 0630hrs. After a photo session descend down to Shipton Camp for a full breakfast then further down along Mackinders Valley arriving Old Moses late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 6:Old Moses–Back to Nairobi

After breakfast bid goodbye to the twin peaks of Batian and Nelion and descend down through the rain forest for 9 kms to the Sirimon Gate where you get your transport back to Nairobi, making a lunch stop in Nanyuki.

End of your 6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari

Tour Cost:  US$1,850 Per Person Sharing

Tour Cost Includes:

  • All transport
  • Accommodation in the mountain huts
  • All meals while on the climb
  • Mount Kenya Park entry fees
  • Services of a qualified and experienced Mountain Guide
  • Services of experienced porters and cook
  • Government taxes

Tour Cost Excludes
– Extras –tips, drinks, telephone, laundry or any other personal expenses

Mount Kenya Climbing Gear-What to bring:

– Waterproof hiking boots
– Rain suit, sleeping bags
– Flashlights
– Sunglasses balaclava
– Hand gloves
– Night shoes
– Large plastic bags -essential for wetness in case of rain

Total: $1,850.00 From $1,850.00 /person

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