Day 1 : Sirimon Park Gate to Old Moses Camp – 9km, approx. 3/4 hours *
You leave Nairobi at 8.00am and drive through the Central Highlands to Nanyuki by 11.00 am. We allow sufficient time to have lunch and then get to Sirimon Park Gate a comfortable four-wheel drive vehicle. Check in and
start hiking through the beautiful rain forest to Old Moses Camp at alt.3, 300m.

Day 2: Shipton’s Camp – 16km, approx. 7/8 hours -*
Early breakfast at 7.00am. You hike through the Liki Valley via Mackinder’s Valley to Shipton’s Camp at alt. 4,200m. Have lunch served en route. At
Shipton’s camp you enjoy a splendid wiew of the north faces of Nelion and Batian peaks. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 3: Peak Circuit for Acclimatization – 4 hours-*
After breakfast you start the peak circuit to help acclimatization, ascending to a steep ridge through Kami Hut, Hausberg Tarn and Two Tarns
Lake. It will take approx. 4 hours walk through some of the most spectacular sceneries. Return to Shipton’s Camp. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 4: Point Lenana at alt. 4,985m and back to Old Moses – 4 hour-*You wake up at night at 2.30am for hot tea and biscuits. Ascent to Point Lenana at 4,985m for approx. 3 hours to arrive for sunrise. From here you
can admire Mt. Kilimanjaro’s highest peaks, Kibo and Mawenzi visible from the south, Indian Ocean from the east and Mt. Elgon from the west. You start your descend back to Shipton’s camp for a full breakfast. Leave at
10.00am for Old Moses. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 5 : Drive back to Nairobi* –
After breakfast you leave camp to reach the park gate via the Sirimon route. Drive to Nanyuki for lunch and then to Nairobi arriving in the late afternoon to celebrate your success.

Trip cost per person


2 pax: USD 1,210 per person.

Prices include: 

All transfers to the mountain and back, transfer to park gate,  nights at the Meru Mount Kenya Lodge (Chogoria Bandas), all meals and drinks (except beer and sodas payable at camp), last day transfer from park gate to Chogoria town (change vehicle) and transfer to Nairobi in Minibus vehicle. Also included are Mount Kenya Park fees, services of a guide, assistant guide, cook and porters (incl porters’ tips), all government accommodation taxes and AMREF flying doctors cover.

All prices exclude:

  • Comprehensive travel insurance, including cover for trekking at 3,000 metres and above
  • Personal equipment hire (e.g. sleeping bag, waterproof clothing)
  • Tips for Head Guide, Assistant Guide and Cook

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