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Old Moses Hut was formally known as Judmier Camp. This camp stands at 3300 meters and offers self-service accommodation. It is located 9 km up from Sirimon Gate (about a 2-3-hour trek). Old Moses hut was formerly known as Judmier camp.
Old Moses is a well-maintained mountain hut located along the popular Sirimon Route on Mount Kenya climbing and it is where most hikers spend their first night of the trek while using the Sirimon Route.
At the Old Moses, you have the option of sleeping in dormitory-like bunkers or camping on the spacious grounds surrounding it. Old Moses Mountain Hut has a kitchen and dining area plus a clean and well-maintained bathroom.
Sirimon Gate is located 2700 meters above sea level. This is the entrance gate for the Sirimon Route up into the mountain. From here visitors can actually see the peaks of Nelion and Batian in the far distance.
Guests can live and experience the real Africa in the midst of the picturesque shrub and grassland landscape that surround these mountain huts. To get to Old Moses Hut the walking from Sirimon Gate is on a comfortable dirt road 9 km up to the camp. You can choose to drive up to Old Moses on a comfortable dirt road ending right at its location.
The walk up here is mainly through forest and if you are lucky you may encounter wild elephants and buffalos as they inhabit these areas. This mountain hut is very much in tune with nature. From the lush green unspoilt vegetation to the wonderful chorus of birdsong in the early morning.
The starry skies which can be viewed on a clear night also create a wonderful atmosphere, especially for those who chose to camp and sleep on the spacious grounds. Old Moses Hut has a kitchen. No meals are provided therefore it is up to the guests to prepare their own delicious meals.
There is a dining area. Here the guests can sit and enjoy their own cooking. It also offers a nice area for them to have a chat and bond while sharing stories of their experiences.
Old Moses Hut’s quiet location in the tranquil Mount Kenya region offers awe-inspiring scenes which can be viewed on a clear day from the huts. It is recommended for anyone looking for an affordable and peaceful getaway in such a majestic location. It is also ideal for mountain climbers and trekkers.
At Old Moses, you get amazing views of the valleys and there are places you can hike around there. Plenty of birds- if you like bird watching.
Old Moses Hut Mount Kenya Climbing Accommodation Prices
Old Moses Hut Mount Kenya Climbing Accommodation Rates Includes:
Rates are based on bed only (No Meals)
|Dates From||Dates To||Price Per Person
|Price Per Person
|1st January 2022||31st December 2022||35 US Dollars||3,500 Kenya Shillings|
* Rates are per person per night inclusive of Taxes
* Camping next to Old Moses hut and use of hut facilities for shelter and cooking is Ksh, 2,000 per person per day
Old Moses Hut Mount Kenya Climbing Accommodation Rates Do Not Include:
* Tips or gratuity
* Travelers Insurance
* Communication charges
* Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner
* Visas, international airfares and airport taxes; meals
* Sightseeing not included in the package; optional activities
Camping Equipment Hire Per Item per Night:
* Pillow – 200 Kenya Shillings
* Grill – 1,500 Kenya Shillings
* Blacket – 300 Kenya Shillings
* Mattress – 500 Kenya Shillings
* Firewood – 800 Kenya Shillings
* Utensils – 2,500 Kenya Shillings
* A tent for 47 people – 2,500 Kenya Shillings