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Mount Kenya Climb
4 Days Sirimon, Naromoru

04 Days
Climbing Route: Sirimon, Out Naromoru
  • Route Overview

    A 4 Days /3nights Mount Kenya trek route which is more scenic than Naromoru and it is on the dry side of mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki. Access is adequate and the bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain

  • Day 1: Nairobi/Meteorological Station 3-4 hrs, 10km, 400m ascent

    Transfer to Naromoru Park Gate for registration and where the hike starts, 2600m From the gate, keep to the park track, which follows the crest of a board ridge between the Northern and Southern Naro moru valleys. The going is easy and it’s a pleasant walking through the forest. About two thirds of the way up after the bridge there are good views to the left north down into the Northern Naromoru valley. The trek ends at Met station 3,000m where dinner and overnight rest will be, B, L,D

  • Day 2: Met Station/Mackinders Camp 5-6 hrs, 10km, 1200m ascent

    Head uphill on the track to pass the radio must on your right after about half an hour. The trek runs into a path and after another 30 minutes, you will reach the end of the forest belt and enter the moorland. This is the vertical bog conditions range from damp to glutinous depending on when it last rained. Continue through until the going improves and you reach a fork overlooking Teleki Valley to reach Mackinders Camp, 4,200m. Dinner and overnight at Mackinders Camp, B, L, D

  • Day 3: Mackinders Camp/Point Lenana/Met Station 8-10 hrs, 11km, 785m ascent

    The normal approach is to start at 2 am in order to reach point Lenana taking about 4 hr walk by sunrise at 6:30am. After sunrise, descend down to Mackinders Camp for breakfast, 2hrs and walk further 4hrs, way back to Met Station for dinner and overnight, B, L, D

  • Day 4: Met Station/Naromoru/Nairobi 3hrs, 9km, 400m

    After breakfast, descend through the rainforest which is 9km to Naromoru Park Gate at 2,600m where you will connect with your transport back to Nairobi, B, L

  • Tour includes

    • All transportation to/from the mountain(private)
    • All Park fees
    • All food while on the Mountain
    • Accommodation in mountaineering tents
    • All guiding services
    • Porter support for the climb.
    Tour Excludes
    • Personal clothing and equipment
    • Tips and gratuities for guides and porters (recommended to be 10 – 15% of climb costs)
    • Beverages while not on the mountain

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