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6-Day Mount Kenya Hike From Nairobi
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Mountaineering, Nature, Trekking

  • Duration

    6 Days

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, Swahili


Climb Mount Kenya, the second-highest mountain in Africa after Kilimanjaro. Roughly circular, the ancient volcanic mountain attracts throngs of trekkers round the year who come here to reach the heights and also take in the beauty of fascinating high-altitude alpine vegetation, a wide range of fauna, and local tribes.

  • Hike through a rainforest to reach Old Moses Camp
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch at Mackinder Valley
  • Climb up the steep ridge of Lenana, the 3rd highest peak of Mt. Kenya
  • Day 1: Nairobi to Nanyuki expand_more
    • Departure from Nairobi at 07:00hrs.

    • Drive to Nanyuki will take three and a half {3 ½} hours. Meet the crew for the hike and replenish the supplies before driving to Sirimon park gate altitude 2,650m.

    • Picnic lunch is served while payments and formalities are finalized.

    • Hike for nine km to Old Moses Camp 3,300m for dinner and overnight.

    Accommodation in bunkhouses in the form of dormitories.

  • Day 2: Shipton's Camp expand_more
    • After early breakfast, hike to Shipton's camp through Mackinder's valley. 

    • Lunch served en route. Elevation attained 1,000m to 4,300m.

    Dinner and overnight in the bunkhouse.

  • Day 3: Acclimatisation Day expand_more
    • Acclimatization day in preparation for the summit ascent.

    • Explore the adjacent cols & ridges neighbouring the camp.

    • The drill is as always to climb high and sleep low.

  • Day 4: Point Lenana expand_more
    • After a light breakfast at 02:00hrs, ascend to our main trekker's Point Lenana for sunrise at 06:30hrs. Short photo session marking the climax.

    • Descend via western side to School hut [Top hut] alt 4,500m.

    • Proceed to Two tarn, Oblong tarn to finish the circuit, and then return to Shipton`s camp.

  • Day 5: Simba to Bandas expand_more
    • After breakfast, ascend Simba col and descend to Halls tarn [Mintos Hut], having a glimpse at the temple.

    • Lunch will be served en route. Proceed to the trail enjoying a panoramic view to road ahead alt 3,300m.

    • Final stretch for the day to the Bandas where hot shower awaits you.

    Dinner and overnight at the camp.

  • Day 6: Chogoria Market expand_more
    • After breakfast, hike downwards through the rain forest, halfway meet Land rovers to transfer to Chogoria market.

    • Here bid farewell to the crew and embark on a travel to Nairobi.

    End of trip.

What's Included
  • Transport to & from Nairobi/Mountain
  • Park fees
  • Accommodation in the mountain
  • Three meals a day during the tour
  • Crew (Guides, Porters & Cooks)
  • English-speaking guide
What's Excluded
  • Airport transfers

  • Accommodation in Nairobi

Meeting Point

Nairobi, Kenya

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
1 To 1 USD 1100 Per Person

This is a group tour

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USD 1100 / person

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