Mt Kenya Trek – 5 Days Sirimon- Sirimon

Sirimon Description

Sirimon route is considered by many to be Mt. Kenya easiest route to reach Point Lenana.The route is on lee ward side of the Mountain and affords walks through old growth forest on lower slopes and giant heather, alpine flowers and lobelia in higher elevations

Day 1: Nairobi - Sirimon

Drive to Nanyuki town 3hour from Nairobi. Meet the mountain crew and do the shopping later on drive to Sirimon gate, have lunch then start the uphill trek 10km to Old Moses camp situated 3300m Overnight /Dinner old Moses camp

Day 2: Old Moses – Shiptons Camp

After breakfast, leave the camp crossing several streams to reach the crest of the ridge between the Ontulili and Liki North Valleys, then into Mackinder’s valley our destination is Shiptons camp 4250m

Day 3: Shiptons – Point Lenana - Shiptons:

Wake up at 0200hrs have tea and snacks, then leave at 0300hrs for point Lenana summit. This will section is long and demanding. Expect to reach summit at 0630hrs. After enjoying the views and taking photos, descend back to camp Shiptons for a descent rest and sleep

Day 4: Shiptons – Old Moses

Descend leisurely to Old Moses, arriving late evening for dinner and overnight

Day 5: Old Moses – Sirimon Gate – Nairobi

Breakfast then depart for Sirimon gate, where the car will be waiting, drive to Nanyuki for Lunch, proceed to back to Nairobi thereafter.

              What to Bring

  • Sleeping Bag 15 Celsius (4 season)
  • Rain Trouser
  • Rain Jacket  ( Poncho)
  • Balaclava hat ( woolen)
  • Warm clothes
  • Thermal underwear
  • Fleece jacket
  • Hiking boots
  • Gloves
  • Walking sticks
  • Head torch
  • Sunglasses