5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Tour, Sirimon-Chogoria Route - Expeditions Maasai Safaris

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Tour Overview

This 5-days Mount Kenya Climbing Tour through the Sirimon-Chorogoria route starts and ends in Nairobi. The summit is through the Sirimon gate and descends through the Chogoria trail. This Mt. Kenya climbing tour rating is moderate difficulty and covers a distance of 80KM. The charges start from $975 per person sharing.

Updated 2022 Rates for the 5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Tour, Sirimon-Chogoria Route


  • from $975 per person

Included in the price:

  • Transport to and from Nairobi
  • Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
  • 4 Nights’ accommodation in huts/camps
  • Meals on Full Board (Lunch, Dinner, and Breakfast) as per the itinerary.
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes
  • Service of an English-speaking professional guide, porters, and skilled cook
  • Drinking water
  • On completion, successful climb Certificate


  • Laundry, tips, sleeping bags, drinks, accommodation before the trek, and climbing gears
  • International flights
  • Visas to Kenya
  • Items of personal nature
  • Any other extras not detailed in the itinerary below:

Itinerary: 5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Tour, Sirimon-Chogoria Route

Day 1: Nairobi > Sirimon > Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent

Leave Nairobi at 7.30 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 through the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight.

Meals on this day: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2: Judmier Camp > Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 17km, 900m ascent

After breakfast, follow the track uphill, forking left at the junction. After one hour from Old Moses Camp, the track crosses the 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.

Meals on this day: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Day 3: Shipton Camp

Spend the day acclimatizing. Walk to Kami Hut down to Hauseberg Lakes (Hauseberg Tarn and Nanyuki Tarn). Walk back to Shipton for dinner and overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Shiptons > Point Lenana > Mount Meru Bandas (Chogoria Gate) 11-12hrs, 32km, 785m ascent

Leave at 3 am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving Mount Kenya point Lenana (6km from Shipton Camp) at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos hut (6km), 2hrs, for breakfast and 20km, 4-5hrs further down to Mount Meru Bandas, 2950m, for dinner and overnight on Mount Kenya.

Meals on this day: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Chogoria Bandas > Chogoria > Nairobi

Descend 2hr, 15km to forest clearance to catch a 4×4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi.

Meals on this day: Breakfast and Lunch.

How to Book the 5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Tour through the Sirimon-Chogoria route

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