3 Day Mount Kenya Climbing safari

  • 3 Day Mount Kenya Climbing safari


3 Day Mount Kenya Climbing safari is considered an art, it is the courage to take the ‘Golden Step’ from an idea to the deed. Mount Kenya is endowed with magnificent views and a number of various animals and birds as you trek through the moorlands and the descending rivers.

3 Day Mount Kenya Climbing safari highlight

  • Day 1: Nairobi – Mount Kenya
  • Day 2: Mount Kenya Full-day trek
  • Day 3: Mount Kenya – Nairobi

Day 1: Nairobi – Mount Kenya

Pick up from your hotel and drive from Nairobi through central Kenya and proceed towards Nyeri with a nice view of Mt. Kenya and the Aberdares ranges in clear weather. You will have a brief stopover at the Equator near Nanyuki the base town before getting into town where you will pick the other team of cook, porters and also food supplies. Proceed to Sirimon park gate 2,650m. After a picnic lunch and clearing with the park authority, you will start the hike through the forest accompanied by your guides, cook and porters to Old Moses camp 3,300m. (3-4 hrs walk).

Accommodation: Budget camping

Day 2: Mount Kenya Full-day trek

After breakfast, leave the camp with your packed lunch and start the hike through the moorland viewing high attitude flowers, animals and birds. The climb today will be a little stiff of about 6-7 hours to Shipton camp 4,200m. Dinner and overnight and camp.

Accommodation: Budget camping

Day 3: Mount Kenya – Nairobi

This will be the longest day on the trip. Take an early morning tea and at around 3.00 am start the climbing along a lose scree which sometimes of the year is covered with snow to reach the summit of Lenana 4,985m. ( 3hrs) the third peak in Mt. Kenya to catch the sunrise and after a superb view from the summit as far as Mt. Kilimanjaro to the south, descend back to Shipton camp (2hrs) for breakfast. After the breakfast, descend down to Old Moses where you will connect a transfer car off the mountain to Nanyuki where you will drop the porters and then drive back to Nairobi arriving in the evening to end your 3 Day Mount Kenya Climbing safari


  • Porterage
  • Rescue fee
  • Park fees
  • All activities
  • All accommodation
  • Camping equipment
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Roundtrip airport transfer
  • Meals
  • Drinking water


  • Climbing gear
  • International flights
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Sleeping bag
  • Bath towels
  • Tips
  • Personal items
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals
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