Mount Kenya Trekking Tours.

Mount Kenya Trekking Tours.

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YHA-Kenya Travel Tours and Safaris adventure holiday packages offer you the opportunity to sample some of the most exciting budget adventure activities while in Kenya. Some of which is a very excellent range of short-term budget travel tour packages designed for solo travelers or small groups looking at trekking, climbing or walking in and around Mount Kenya.

These Adventure Mountain trips are designed so well to suit all types of budgets and mode of travel as Solo, families, independent travelers, groups, small group adventures and travelers of all ages and size. Please choose an itinerary provided on this site that best suits your interest.

Any expedition hiking tour of Mount Kenya. We hope that you will enjoy traveling in and around the Kenya’s most scenic Mount Kenya to enable you to enjoy, take awesome photos and save on great budget travel deals that we offer.

Mount Kenya Overview. 

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain after Kilimanjaro. This extinct volcano is estimated to be 2.5 million years old. Time has taken its toll on the former, reducing the peak from 6500m to 5199 m today, while nature’s untiring eroding agents long ago eroded the crater.

Mount Kenya is located about 200km north of Nairobi within the Mount Kenya National Park. The park protected an area of 3200m above sea level was established in 1949 and covers an area of 715 sq. km. The mountain comprises three main zones: - the rocky peak zone, the afro-alpine moorland with its scattering of giant vegetation and the extensive tower slope covered with mountain forest and a bamboo there are over 81plant species. Any fit and a prepared person can reach point Lenana, the so-called trekker’s peak; the summit has the twin peaks of 5199m Batian and Nelion and is considered more technically challenging than the higher Mt Kilimanjaro at 5894m.

Adventure Climb Mount Kenya by Choosing between Sirimon-Chogoria and or Naro Moru Routes.

Mount Kenya National Park.

Mount Kenya, at an altitude of 5199 [17058ft] is the country's highest mountain, has its higher slope permanently covered in snow and ice, even though it sits astride the equator.

The National Park comprises the mountain above the 320m [10,500ft] contour plus two salient astride the Naro Moru and the Sirimon routes.

The mountain consists of three peaks the Batian [the highest] Nelion and Lenana. Of these peaks, the original hard center core is all that remains; the bulk of the volcano has been eroded away with time.

Mount Kenya Climbing Routes.

Trekking Routes.

There are three main trekking routes leading to the base of Mount Kenya these are Naro Moru and Sirimon on the western side of the mountain and Chogoria route to the eastern side of Mount Kenya.

The Naro Moru Route.

The Naro Moru route is the easiest and the best fastest and it is also the most popular route preferred by many onto the mountain, it is commonly used by many hikers, schools, scout groups, tour companies and private guides and potters leading clients up to Point Lenana.

It is not particularly scenic and the rapid ascent profile makes it unsuitable for climbers wishing to acclimatize more gradually and sensibly.

The Naro Moru route also features the steep quagmire of wet moorland that is extremely taxing and unpleasant after rains.

The final climb up to the Austrian Hut tackles a long, loose and uncompromising scree slope up to the side of the Teleki Valley.

Basically, you don't want to do this route unless you're in a hurry to bag Point Lenana on a quick 3-day program.

Descending via the Naro Moru route is fine, though.

The Sirimon Route.

The Sirimon route is the least used by mountain climbers of the three main routes, but it features the most gradual ascent profile and best for acclimatization options.

The route passes through very impressive Yellowwood forests in the lower reaches and features abundant wildlife and beautiful alpine scenery higher up.

The Austrian Hut and Point Lenana are reached from the head of Mackinder's Valley via Simba Col.

3 Chogoria Route.

Climbing from the Chogoria route is said to be the most scenic and interesting of the three main routes on the mountain.

The route passes the enchanting Hall Tarns and looks down sheer cliffs into the spectacular Gorges Valley and onto the beautiful Lake Michaelson.

The Austrian Hut is reached via Tooth Col at the head of the valley.

Trip Overview.

Trekking with YHA Kenya Travel on Mount Kenya.

YHA-Kenya Travel Tours and Safaris offer Mount Kenya trekking classic trips, YHA Kenya Mountain Adventures travel package in Kenya adventure travel activity holidays in Kenya and Tanzania. Our expert guides will take you through the trekking process up to the summit, the most beautiful scenic views over other mountains. YHA-Kenya Travel mountaineering budget packages are unique to those looking at adventure travel activities like hiking, trekking, climbing or walking safaris within the Mount Kenya national park. These budget adventure tour programs are structured for mountaineers both as beginners or experts alike. Our company’s vision is to provide you with quality adventure travel service with experienced guides and porters to enable you to have a truly remarkable and memorable vacation. We want you to truly experience what we have come to love and do run through the year. 5 Days Mount Kenya Budget Adventure Trek up Sirimon Naromoru down Chogoria. Mt Kenya Tags Mount Kenya/Climb Mount Kenya/Naromoru Route/Sirimon Route/Chogoria Route/Mt Kenya/Kenya Climb/Traverse Mount Kenya/Baguret/Nelion Peak/Batian Peal/The Summit.

The Naro Moru route is the easiest and the most fastest it is also the most popular route preferred by many onto the mountain, it is commonly used by many hikers like schools, scout groups, tour companies and private guides and potters leading clients up to Point Lenana.

Mount Kenya Adventure Climbing, Trekking & Hiking Tour Programs.

Trip Itinerary.


 Dayi: Nairobi-Nanyuki.

Departure from Nairobi is at 09:00 hrs to Nanyuki and stop at the Equator briefly. Continue to Nanyuki where you check in your hotel. The afternoon is spent acclimatize for the hike.

 Day 2: Nanyuki-Old Moses.

After breakfast, vehicle transfer to Sirimon gate and hike to Old Moses camp for overnight (3300m), 5 to 6 hrs hikes, dinner and overnight at the old Moses camp.

Day 3: Old Moses-Ship tons.

After breakfast hike to Ship ton’s camp (4200m) for overnight (5 to 6 hrs hikes) dinner and overnight at the ship tons camp.

Day 4: Ship tons-Point Lenana-Nairobi

wake up early at 2.00 am attempt point Lenana (4985m) at 03:00 hrs and descend directly to ship tons camp for breakfast then proceed to Sirimon park gate to connect your transfer back to Nairobi arriving late in the late afternoon

Price USD 560

Our Prices for this budget adventure Trekking Mount Kenya Safari is inclusive of:

Our Prices for this safari is inclusive of:

 Return transfer Nairobi - Nanyuki  or (Chogoria)-Nairobi

 3 meals per day while trekking

4 days Mt. Kenya trek

 3 nights’ accommodation while trekking

 2 transfer from Nanyuki park gate- return

 All government park fees

  English Speaking Mountain Guides and Porters

 Mt Kenya Certificate

 Two Man Tent.

 Exclusive of: 

Tips for Guides, Potters, and Cook.

Personal Insurance cover.

Gloves, Sunglasses, Sleeping bag, Hats, Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf's, Rain Trousers.

Price is exclusive of first and last Night accommodation in Nairobi.

NB: You can hire some of the equipment’s available at a reasonable cost.


Climbing Mount Kenya.


Starts from Nairobi & Ends in Nairobi

Activity; Hiking, Trekking, Walking, Photography etc

Main destination: Mount Kenya National Park

Accommodation: Bandas/Budget Hotel/Lodge /Campsite

(Accommodation In any of your preference)

Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Meal Plan {Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner}

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