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Hiking & Climbing Mt Kenya  Safari Chogoria Naro Moro Route 5days

Duration: 5 days

Distance: 91 km

Difficulty: Demanding

Start/Finish: Nairobi



Pack camping gear and supplies to strike out west up this long but spectacular approach through the deep chasm of gorge valley


Day 1: Nairobi/Chogoria

Leave Nairobi at 8am to Chogoria town for lunch and afternoon leisure walk in the town to acclimatize. Dinner and overnight at Chogoria Transit Motel, 2000m.


Day 2: Chogoria/Mount Meru Bandas 5-6hrs,   32km, 950m ascent

This is a long day climb along dirt road through the forest although the conditions under foot arenít strenuous. You may opt to use a 4x4 to reach the bandas as sometimes the road is impassable, 2950m. Dinner and overnight at Mt. Meru Bandas, B, L, D


Day 3: Chogoria Bandas/Mintos Hut 6-7 hrs, 21km, 1,280m ascent

After breakfast follow the track through giant heather and forest up to Chogoria road head from where the path drops to cross a stream then follows the broad ridge to the east of the gorges valley to reach Mintos Hut, 4200m. Dinner and overnight at Mintos Hut, B, L, D


Day 4: Mintos/Point Lenana/Met Station11-12 hrs, 28km, 785m ascent/1985m descent

Leave shortly after midnight at 2am towards the main peaks and divide after an hour, above a flat green area at the head of the valley known as temple fields, arriving at point Lenana at 6:30am. After taking photographs, descend to Mackinders for breakfast and continue down to Met Station at 3000m for dinner and overnight rest, B,L,D


Day 5: Met Station/Naromoru/Nairobi 3hrs, 9km, 400m descent

After breakfast, descend through the rainforest which is 9km to Naromoru Park Gate at 2,600m where you will connect with your transport back to Nairobi, B,L


NOTE: You may opt to spend the night at Mackinders Camp and then on to Met station and lastly descend for a transfer back to Nairobi. This will require an extra day to complete.

Price Request the tour price via email


Included in the price are:

  • We guarantee Mount Kenya Climb price and trek on confirmation

  • Airport transfers

  • Mount Kenya transfer to and from Nairobi

  • Start and finish Nairobi

  • Full board accommodation on the Mount Kenya trek. Meals as described - B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner

  • Accommodations on the Mount Kenya in camps/huts as per the itinerary

  • All Mount Kenya park entrance fees to include government taxes

  • Service of an experienced English speaking professional Mt Kenya guide with several years of successful Mount Kenya climb.

  • 1 night at the base town of Nanyuki

  • 4 nights on Mount Kenya in huts/Mount Meru Bandas
    Service of porters and skilled cook on Mount Kenya.

  • Treated water on the Mt Kenya hike/trek

  • On completion, Mount Kenya Climbing Expeditions successful Mt Kenya ascent certificate

  • Evacuation from Mt Kenya by AAR.

Mt Kenya success rate of 99%.Mount Kenya climb tour to start and finish Nairobi


  • Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks

  • Accommodation before and after the trek and Mount

  • Kenya climbing gears

  • International flights

  • Visas to Kenya

  • Items of personal nature

  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

  • Travel Insurance-take a comprehensive cover

What to bring

  • Laundry

  • sleeping bags

  • Warm Gloves and socks

  • Warm hat (Balaclava)

  • Rain coat

  • Warm jacket

  • Warm trousers

  • Long sleeves warm shirt

  • Sun glasses and cream

  • Water purifying tablets.


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