5Days Mount Kenya Climb, Naromoru Route

Mount Kenya Climbing Expeditions
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$1,500pp
This is the most popular route although not the most scenic. It is also the fastest route to point Lenana. Take this classic route up Mount Kenya climbing though the notoriously treacherous vertical bog and into the wide Teleki Valley beneath the Tryndall, The Lewis Glacier. Mount Kenya climbing.

Full Climbing Expedition Itinerary

 
Day 1: Nairobi - Nanyuki

After breakfast at your hotel we pick you up and depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at your hotel in Nanyuki in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery around with acclimatization in the afternoon, dinner and night in Nanyuki base hotel.


 
Day 2: Nanyuki - Meteorological Station 3-4 hrs, 10km, 400m ascent

Transfer to Naromoru Park Gate for registration where the hike starts, 2600m From the gate, keep to the park track, which follows the crest of a board ridge between the Northern and Southern Naromoru valleys. The going is easy and it’s a pleasant walk through the forest. About two thirds of the way up after the bridge there are good views to the left north down into the Northern Naromoru valley. The trek ends at Met station 3,000m where dinner and overnight rest will be.


 
Day 3: Met Station - Mackinders Camp 5-6 hrs, 10km, 1200m ascent

Head uphill on the track to pass the radio must on your right after about half an hour. The trek runs into a path and after another 30 minutes, you will reach the end of the forest belt and enter the moorland. This is the vertical bog conditions range from damp to glutinous depending on when it last rained. Continue through until the going improves and you reach a fork overlooking Teleki Valley to reach Mackinders Camp, 4,200m. Dinner and overnight at Mackinders Camp.


 
Day 4: Mackinders Camp - Point Lenana - Met Station 8-10 hrs, 11km, 785m ascent

The normal approach is to start at 2 am in order to reach point Lenana taking about 4 hr walk by sunrise at 6:30am. After sunrise, descend down to Mackinders Camp for breakfast, 2hrs and walk further 4hrs, way back to Met Station for dinner and overnight.


 
Day 5: Met Station – Naromoru - Nairobi 3hrs, 9km, 400m

After breakfast, descend through the rainforest which is 8km to Naromoru Park Gate at 2,600m where you will connect with your transport back to Nairobi after having a mind opening great trek of Mount Kenya Climbing.


 
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