Mt Kenya 5,199 m/4,985 m

Mt Kenya the second highest Mountain in Africa and our favourite. The highest peaks of the mountain are Batian (5,199 m - 17,058 ft), Nelion (5,188 m - 17,022 ft) and Lenana (4,985 m - 16,355 ft). Mount Kenya is located in central Kenya, just south of the equator. Batian and Nelion require advanced climbing ability whilst Lenana is accessible to any healthy walker.

Mt Kenya Sirimon route

Day 1: Arrive

Fly into Nairobi

Day 2: Sirimon Park gate 2,650m to Old Moses Camp 3,300m

3 - 4 hrs gaining an elevation of 650m

Day 3: Old Moses 3,300m to Shipton camp 4,200m

7 hrs gaining an elevation of 900m

Day 4: Full Day acclimatization at Shipton's 4,200m

For better acclimatization we will take a short walk

Day 5: Shipton 4,200m to Pt Lenana 4985m then old Moses 3,300m

Early start in order to enjoy the sunrise from the trekking summit.

Day 6: Descend down off the mountain

Day 7: Back to Nairobi and depart home

There is also the option of going for the true summit Batian 5,199m you'll need to have experience of seconding VS get in touch if your interested.

mt Kenya

December to February
July to October

The trip costs £1,000pp exc. Flights. for pt. Lenana
Duration 7 days

requires a minimum of 5 people if you have less people contact us to discuss your options

Lenana is suitable for anybody with basic walking experience.

If your planning on climbing Batian or Nelion contact us so we can discuss your experience. To climb to Batian the true summit costs £3,000pp.

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Mount Kenya is a member of the second seven summits and Volcanic second seven summits. We regularly run expeditions to Ojos del Salado another mountain on the second seven summits list.