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5 Days Glacier tour itinerary for Mount Kenya & Nairobi: Conquer The Glaciated Peaks Of Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya, Nairobi

Mountaineering Tour
Climbing Tour
Glacier Tour
Conquer the glaciated peaks of Mount Kenya

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Traverse the diverse range of vegetation types that creates a similarly diverse range of wildlife habitats. Witness the glistening peaks, stunning scenery and breathtaking vistas. The sweat and tears that go into a successful trek to the summit is part of the extraordinary and outstanding sense of achievement one experiences while standing on the summit.

DAY 01

Nairobi- Nanyuki

  • Drive to Nanyuki town and check-in to a budget hotel for lunch. 

  • Have lunch and spend the rest of the day and night acclimatizing. 

  • Organize any gear you may require for the trek.

  • Have dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.

DAY 02

Nanyuki - Old Moses Camp

  • Have breakfast and get transferred to the Sirimon Gate, from where the climbing starts.

  • Walk through the rainforest for 9km with lunch en route. (4 hours)

  • Reach the first Mountain Hut- Old Moses Camp, which is 3,300 m above sea level. This hike is very essential for acclimatization and quite educative as far as the vegetation is concerned. 

  • Have dinner and overnight stay at the camp.

DAY 03

Old Moses Camp- Shipton Camp

  • Have breakfast at Old Moses.

  • Continue climbing via Mackinder’s Valley to Shipton Hut (4,200 m). Have lunch on the way. (6.5 hours)

  • Have dinner and overnight stay at the camp.

DAY 04

Shipton Hut – Point Lenana – Mackinder’s Camp

  • Wake up at 02:30 and climb to point Lenana (4,985 m). 

  • See Mt. Kilimanjaro in the South, Mt. Elgon to the West and the Indian Ocean to the East. 

  • Descend down to Mackinder’s Camp for main breakfast.

  • Relax for some time and descend to Met Station Camp, where you will also have your lunch.

DAY 05

Mackinder’s Camp – Met Station - Nairobi

  • Have breakfast and descend to Met Station in roughly 3 hours. 

  • Continue to descend the last bit of the mountain to Naro Moru Main Gate for lunch. 

  • Take a transfer vehicle at the gate for a short drive to Naro Moru town and on to Nairobi.

  • 700 USD Per Adult
  • All meals as per itinerary.

  • All Ground Transport.

  • Mountain Transfers at Nanyuki or Naromoru.

  • Services of English speaking professional Mountain Guide on the mountain with skilled Porters and Cooks.

  • Park Entrance Fees.

  • Full Board Accommodation at Nanyuki.

  • Accommodation in Huts and Tents at Mount Kenya National Park as per itinerary.

  • Treated water and boiled water while on the trek.

  • All services begin and end at Nairobi as per itinerary.

  • Climbing/Trekking Gear.

  • Snacks outside Meal times.

  • Climbing Equipment, which can be hired at Naro Moru or Nanyuki.

  • Tipping.

Please Bring-

  • Sleeping bag. (Snug Fit)

  • Clothing.

  • Hiking Boots.

  • Sports Shoes.

  • Gloves.

  • Day Pack.

  • Balaclava.

  • Woollen Hat.

  • Windproof jacket.

  • Fleece.

  • Poncho for rain.

  • T-shirts, warm socks, long trousers, shorts, jersey, warm sweater and thermal inner wear.

  • Accessories.

  • Head Torch.

  • Large rucksack and a small rucksack.

  • Drinking Bottle.

  • Metal thermos.

  • Sunglasses.

Mount Kenya, Nairobi

Mountaineering Tour
Climbing Tour
Glacier Tour

Contributed By

David "safari

starting from
USD 700
Type of Tour

Private Tour


This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 07:30 hours.

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