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5 Days Nature tour itinerary for Mount Kenya: Mount Kenya Trekking

Mount Kenya

Mountaineering Tour
Nature Tour
Trekking Tour
 Mount Kenya Trekking

Hiking up Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya-Kenya

This tour will take you through the dense forest, moorland and Ontulili River. You will also enjoy the panoramic view of the valleys and visit the beautiful Hauseberg Lakes. 

DAY 01

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 heathland after about 3 hrs. 

  • About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmaier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight stay

DAY 02

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 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

DAY 03

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.

DAY 04

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 6:30 am, 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

DAY 05

Chogoria Bandas/Chogoria/Nairobi

  • Descend 2hr, 15km to forest clearance to catch a 4x4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria Village where you will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi

  • 890 USD Per Adult
  • Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation

  • Transfer to and from the base of the mountain

  • Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.

  • Meal plan as detailed

  • Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary

  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes

  • Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook

  • Start and finish Nairobi

  • Treated water on the trek. 

  • 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 above itinerary

Mount Kenya

Mountaineering Tour
Nature Tour
Trekking Tour

Contributed By

Chaz Tours

starting from
USD 890
Type of Tour

Private Tour


This tour is offered throughout the year.

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