3 Days Mount Kenya Trek Sirimon Route

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3 Days Mount Kenya Trek Sirimon Route

3 Days Mount Kenya Trek Sirimon Route


3 days Mount Kenya Climbing (Lenana Peak) Sirimon Route. The 3 days Mt. Kenya climbing along sirimon route to Lenana point Starts from Nairobi to old Moses Camp on day 1, then to Shipton’s camp on day 2 and point Lenana down to old Moses camp reaching Nairobi on day 3.

3 days mount Kenya climbing sirimon route

The Sirimon Route is the most reachable and interesting route to climb Mount Kenya and even fit for beginners. The route is more spectacular than Naromoru and it is located on the the drier side of the mountain which the best treks. On this 3 days Mount Kenya Climbing along the sirimon route, you will hike up through forest into a wide ridge to the summit area. The route starts from the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki. Access is adequate and the hut accommodation are the best on this side of the mountain.


Day 1 :

Distance: 53 km | Difficulty: Moderate | Start/Finish: Nairobi

Day 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent
With a our professional & experienced Mount Kenya guide from Bushtroop Safaris and Tours, 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 Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight, L, D

Day 2: Judmier 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 to Nairobi
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 Lunch. It is from here that you will connect by road to Nairobi

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3 Days Mount Kenya Trek Sirimon Route