10- Day Mount kenya Climbing & Wildlife Safari

Tour Overview

Embark on an extraordinary 10-day adventure with Daylight Adventures & Safaris, where you’ll experience the thrill of climbing Mount Kenya, Africa’s second-highest peak, and immerse yourself in Kenya’s diverse wildlife. This journey combines the challenge of mountaineering with the awe-inspiring beauty of Kenya’s national parks and game reserves, offering a truly unique and unforgettable experience.

Tour Features:

  1. Private tour. This tour will be organized exclusively for you. However, wildlife viewing activities are run by the lodges/camps and will be shared with others.
  2. Can start any day. If availability permits, this tour can start on any day.
  3. Can be customized. You can request changes to this tour.
  4. Suitable for solo travelers. Solo travelers can book this private tour.
  5. Suitable for all ages. This tour is suitable for children of all ages.
  6. A transfer from and back to the airport included
  7. Activities: game drives & other activities
  8. Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.


  • You’ll be collected from the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1: Nairobi to Mount Kenya

  • After breakfast, depart for Mount Kenya National Park.
  • Arrive at the base camp, Nanyuki, and acclimatize to the altitude.
  • Evening briefing on the Mount Kenya climb.

Day 2: Mount Kenya Climb (Sirimon Route)

  • Begin your ascent of Mount Kenya via the Sirimon Route.
  • Trek through diverse landscapes, from bamboo forests to moorland.
  • Reach Old Moses Camp for an overnight stay.

Day 3: Mount Kenya Climb (Shipton’s Camp)

  • Continue your climb, passing the Liki North Valley and Mackinder’s Valley.
  • Arrive at Shipton’s Camp, nestled beneath the towering peaks.
  • Enjoy the stunning mountain scenery.

Day 4: Mount Kenya Climb (Point Lenana)

  • Rise early for a predawn hike to Point Lenana, the third-highest peak.
  • Witness a breathtaking sunrise over the African plains.
  • Descend back to Shipton’s Camp for a hearty breakfast.

Day 5: Mount Kenya Descent

  • Descend to Sirimon Gate and transfer to Nanyuki.
  • Celebrate your successful climb with a relaxing evening.

Day 6: Samburu National Reserve

  • Depart for Samburu National Reserve, known for its unique wildlife.
  • Arrive in time for an afternoon game drive.
  • Spot rare species such as the reticulated giraffe and Grevy’s zebra.

Day 7: Samburu Exploration

  • Spend a full day exploring Samburu, home to the Samburu Special Five.
  • Enjoy morning and afternoon game drives, with a visit to Ewaso Nyiro River.

Day 8: Maasai Mara Game Reserve

  • Drive to the world-famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve.
  • Afternoon game drive in search of the “Big Five” and the Great Migration.
  • Toast to your adventure with a farewell dinner at the lodge.

Day 9: Maasai Mara Safari

  • Enjoy a full day of game drives in the Maasai Mara.
  • Witness the incredible wildlife interactions and stunning landscapes.
  • Visit a Maasai village to learn about their culture.

Day 10: Maasai Mara to Nairobi

  • Depart for Nairobi with a game drive en route.
  • Arrive in Nairobi for last-minute shopping or optional excursions.
  • Transfer to the airport for your departure, marking the end of your adventure.

This 10-day Mount Kenya climbing and wildlife safari promises an unforgettable journey through Kenya’s natural wonders, rich culture, and diverse wildlife. Daylight Adventures & Safaris ensures your safety and comfort throughout the tour, making this a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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