Mount Kenya is East Africa’s second highest mountain after Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. This Mount Kenya climbing route is much more scenic than Naro Moru route. 4-day Sirimon route is on the drier side of the mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climbing up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki Town. Access is adequate and the bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain.
Attempting the summit can be done in 4 days hiking. Those with additional time can opt to spare an extra night at Liki North Camp in between Old Moses Camp and Shipton Camp. The summit at Lenana Peak can be reached in 4 days hiking as per the below itinerary. However, we recommend an overnight acclimatization at the base in Nanyuki town. Mount Kenya Climbing Tours can helps in arranging for an extra day at an additional fee.