5 Days Mt. Kenya Trekking Sirimon down Chogoria

Detailed Itinerary

DAY I: Nairobi-Nanyuki.

Leave Nairobi accompanied by our mountain guide at 07:00hrs arriving at Nanyuki in time for lunch. Afternoon is spent in Nanyuki acclimatizing. Dinner and overnight in a hotel in Nanyuki.

DAY 2: Nanyuki-Old Moses

After breakfast, drive to the sirimon park gate and begin your 5 hours hike to Old Moses Camp at 3,330m above sea level for meals and overnight at the Old Moses Camp accommodation in huts.

DAY 3: Old Moses Camp-Shiptons Camp.

After breakfast, walk from Old Moses camp via Mackinder’s Valley to Ship ton Hut (4,200m). Dinner and overnight at the camp.

DAY 4: Ship ton Point- Lenana- Mintos Hut- Chogoria Banda’s on chogoria route.

Wake up very early in the morning around 2:00 hours ready to hike to point Lenana (4,985m). On a clear day, we should be able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro to the south, Mt. Elgon to the west and the Indian Ocean to the East. After point Lenana, descend to Mintos (4,250m) for breakfast then proceeds to Road-head for lunch and then to chogoria Banda’s for dinner and overnight and a campsite.

DAY 5: Chogoria Banda’s-Nairobi

After breakfast, an early walk through the forest will take us to Chogoria gate then to Chogoria town for lunch and transfer back to Nairobi arriving in the late afternoon having conquered Mt. Kenya.


The last 32km stretch from Chogoria Banda’s to the Park gate can be walked half way and half, there is a Jeep whose cost can be shared between the available clients. This is optional and can be arranged by the guide {the cost is not included in the package}

What’s included on this Tour.

  • Return transport from Nairobi to the Mountain
  • Use of our professional Mountain Guide/potters
  • Accommodation in Mountain Huts/tents where applicable
  • Three meals a day while on the mountain
  • All park entrance fees and Taxes
  • What’s not included

    • All your climbing gears
    • Personal insurance
    • Personal spending money
    • Tips for guide, potter and cook.

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