Mount Kenya Trekking Itinerary

Mount Kenya is the second highest mountain in Africa. Long overshadowed by Kilimanjaro, trekkers are starting to take notice of this beautiful glacial peak. An ancient dormant volcano, its flanks have been shaped and moulded to dramatic affect by glaciation. Mount Kenya plays host to dense bamboo and rainforest on its lower slopes and rare Afro-Alpine moorland and plant-life at higher elevations. Alongside the climbers’ twin peaks of Batian (5199m) and Nelion (5,188m) lies the no less dramatic trekkers peak at Lenana (4,985m). The trek up Mount Kenya demands a degree of fitness and altitude smarts, but it rewards all the way to the peak.

8 Days Chogoria Route8 Days Chogoria Route

Trek beautiful UNESCO World Heritage listed Mount Kenya in 5 days from Nairobi. This route offers the optimum balance of good acclimatization and scenery. The trail follows the stunning Sirimon route up through dramatic glacial valleys and descends down the pretty Naromoru trail – the most direct traverse on the mountain. We break the tough ascent from Old Moses to Shiptons Camp with a night at Likki North Camp (3990m).
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7 Day Sirimon Chogoria Mount Kenya Trek7 Day Sirimon Chogoria Mount Kenya Trek

If you have more time then choose dramatic Chogoria over Naro Moru for the descent. The Chogoria route passes by tarns, waterfalls and an incredible gorge.  Allow two or three days for your descent.
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5 Days Sirimon Route

5 Days Sirimon Route

A green route up to the peaks that is little known to Mt. Kenya trekkers. This is the one route we take great pride in, having put it back to use ourselves after more than 30 years of disuse and neglect. The route was pioneered during colonial days and then abandoned for many years until it was re-opened by our guides in the early 90’s. It provides a unique and completely natural mountain trekking experience.

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Mount Kenya TrekkingMount Kenya Trekking

Combine your Mount Kenya climb with an incredible Masai Mara safari experience. This tour combines the classic five days Mount Kenya trek with the popular 6 day Masai Mara and Rift Valley Safari. Its without doubt the best way of seeing Kenya!.
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4 Days Kenya Trekking4 Days Kenya Trekking

Sirimon route is considered by many to represent Mt Kenya one of the easiest route to reach Point Lenana. The route is on dry side of the mountain and affords walks through old growth forest on lower slopes and giant heather, alphine flowers and lobelia in higher elevations. Sirimon route also considered one of the quickest route to descend..
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6 Days Kenya Trekking6 Days Kenya Trekking

Starting at Sirimon this trip is designed to see the best of the mountain. There is an ascent to Point Lenana at 4985m and so participants will ascend into extreme altitude on this trip. The descent is down Chogoria with a night in bandas to allow for a shower before descent!. All the best parts of Mt Kenya, stunning views of the peaks, tarns and fantastic endemic flora. A chance of seeing some wildlife and arguably the prettiest high altitude hike in East Africa.
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