Sana Highlands Trekking Expeditions


The Sirimon route is more scenic than Naromoru and is on the drier side of the Mountain hence offers some of the finest walking. The Sirimon route features the most gradual ascent profile and best acclimatization options.
Day 1: Nairobi/Sirimon/Judmier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 3-4 hrs, 9km, 860m ascent
Pick up from your hotel within the city at 7am. Leave Nairobi at 7.30am to Nanyuki town for lunch, taking about 3.5 hours. Meet your porter and cook, pick the required climbing gear then proceed to Sirimon Gate, 1 hr, 2440m. From the gate follow the track as it winds uphill though the forest which becomes heath land after about 3 hrs. About 3½ hours from the gate the track veers right to Judmier Camp, 3300m for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: lunch & Dinner

Day 2: Judmier Camp/Shipton Camp 6-7hrs, 14km, 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 for panoramic views up the valley towards the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at Shipton Camp, 4200m.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Shipton Camp/Point Lenana/Judmaier Camp (Old Moses Camp) 9-10hrs, 21km
Leave at 3am up a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff clearing visible part towards lower Hall Tarns arriving point Lenana at 6:30am, taking about 3hrs. After the sunrise, descend down to Shipton Camp, 2hrs, for breakfast and further, 4hrs, down to Old Moses Camp for dinner and overnight.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Judmaier Camp/Sirimon/Nairobi 2-3hrs, 9km
After breakfast, walk down through the rainforest for 2 hours to connect with your transport vehicle back to Nairobi, arriving at your hotel around 4pm.

Climb Includes:

  • Pick up & drop off your hotel within the city
  • Public transfer to and from the mountain (private transport available on request)
  • Park Entry fees
  • Accommodation in huts or tent
  • Food including vegetarian
  • Services of experienced staff (guide, porter, cook)

Climb Excludes:

  • Accommodation before/ after the trek (we can arrange on request)
  • Climbing gear (available for hire) see our list, sanatrekkingkenya.com/mountain-climbing-gear
  • Water purifying tablets
  • Tips for the staff (guide, porter, cook)
  • Insurance
  • Transfers outside Nairobi.

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