MOUNT KENYA NARO MORU ROUTE(5 DAYS)
TOUR TYPE: Adventure
The most popular route in Mount Kenya National Park although not the most scenic which approaches from the west. Naro Moru route is also the fastest route to the trekking peak at Point Lenana. Take this classic route up Mount Kenya through the notoriously treacherous vertical bog
and into the wide Teleki Valley beneath the Tryndall, The Lewis Glacier. The views from the immense open sections of this trail are amazing. The vertical bog views are amazing also the Alpine zone. Unique plants and rocky outcrops on the mountain are epic. Witness spectacular views of the snow-capped peaks, scenic valleys and savannah.
Nairobi/Meteorological Station 3-4 hrs, 10km, 400m ascent
An early morning departure from Nairobi at 6am. Transfer to MOUNT
KENYA NATIONAL PARK at Naro Moru Gate for registration and 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
Naro Moru valleys. The going is easy and it’s a pleasant walking
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 Naro
Moru valley. The trek ends at Met station 3,000m where dinner and
overnight rest will be, L, D.
Met Station/Mackinders Camp 5-6 hrs, 10km, 1200m ascent
Take an early morning breakfast. 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, B, L, D.
Acclimatizing day hike up Hausberg col (4600m) enjoy the nice
sceneries of the west ridges and then return to Mackinders camp for
Mackinders Camp/Point Lenana/Met Station, 8-10 hrs, 11km,
The normal approach is to start an early morning 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,
B, L, D.
Met Station/Naro Moru/Nairobi 3hrs, 9km, 400m
After breakfast, descend through the rainforest which is 9km to Mount
Kenya National Park’s Naro Moru Gate at 2,600m. Here, you will connect
with your transport back to Nairobi arriving at approximately 3pm, B, L.
Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation.
Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
All park entrance fees to include government taxes
Services of a professional guide, porters and skilled cook
Treated water on the trek.
Start and finish Nairobi
Training cost and purchase of mountain gear.
Emergency evacuation cover USD. 24.00 from Amref
Meals outside the mountain
Other Items not mentioned above
Accommodation before/after the trek
Items of personal nature
Visa and flight fee
Accepts Credit Cards
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