mt kenya

Mount Kenya Climbing

Experience a Mount Kenya safari and discover Africa ‘s second highest mountain. With a summit covered in snow and ice it’s difficult to imagine that it’s situated astride the equator!

Mount Kenya also has a fair splattering of wildlife, particularly on the lower slopes of the mountain. You can expect to see elephant, rhino, buffalo leopard, bushbuck, several species of duiker, giant forest hog, and colobus and Sykes monkeys. There is also prolific birdlife around the mountain, ranging from huge eagles to multi-colored sunbirds.

For the adventurous and outdoor types, there are a variety of hiking and mountain climbing trails to choose from. For those safari enthusiasts who enjoy ‘taking it easy’ – Mount Kenya Safari Club is the place to stay. Mount Kenya Safari Club has been a mecca for the rich and famous ever since it was founded in 1959. Set in beautifully manicured grounds, this is definitely the most sophisticated and romantic way to experience the area.

Mount Kenya Climbing 6 days Safari

Day 1:  Arrival Nairobi airport. Meet and transfer to Nairobi Safari Club overnight.

Day 2:  Leave Nairobi in the morning and transfer to Mountain rock campsite for lunch. Afternoon at leisure or walk to Maumau Caves. Dinner and overnight at the campsite.

Day 3: A short drive in the morning to the Sirimon track. Acclimatization walk (5 hours), to Old Moses Camp. Night at old Moses Camp (3,400m).

Day 4:  Via Mackinders Valley walk from Old Moses Camp to Shinton’s camp (5 to 8 hours walk). Night at Shipton’s Camp (4,200m).

Day 5:  Early in the morning climb Point Lenana (4,985m). On a very clear day, From the top, walk down to the Meteorological Station Bandas.

Day 6:  We descend early in the morning to Naro Moru Park Gate and take a transfer truck to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon and drop off at Nairobi Safari Club.  >> Book Now