5 days Mt Kenya climbing adventure via Narumoru route

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Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands. At the centre of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits...
Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands. At the centre of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), only point Lenana can be reached by trekkers and the other two being only for technical climber
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Day 1: Nairobi to Mt Kenya

Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
This day we shall pick you from your nairobi based hotel at around 8.00am. After a brief introduction, we shall depart for 4 hours drive to Narumoru river lodge. The lodge is set at the base of Mount Kenya and is ideal for acclimatization process. enjoy dinner and overnight in the lodge.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Narumoru River lodge

Day 2: Narumoru park gate

Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
Transfer to Naromoru Park 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 Naromoru valleys. The going is easy and it’s a pleasant walking through the forest. About two...
Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi to Mt Kenya

Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
This day we shall pick you from your nairobi based hotel at around 8.00am. After a brief introduction, we shall depart for 4 hours drive to Narumoru river lodge. The lodge is set at the base of Mount Kenya and is ideal for acclimatization process. enjoy dinner and overnight in the lodge.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Narumoru River lodge

Day 2: Narumoru park gate

Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
Transfer to Naromoru Park 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 Naromoru 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 Naromoru valley. The trek ends at Met station 3,000m where dinner and overnight rest will be served.

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in your camp

Day 3: Mountain ascending

Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
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 the Camp,
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mackinders Camp

Day 4: Mountain Acsending

Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
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.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in your camp

Day 5: Mt Kenya to Nairobi

Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
Met Station/Naromoru/Nairobi 3hrs, 9km, 400m
After breakfast, descend through the rain forest which is 9km to Naromoru Park Gate at 2,600m where you will connect with your transport back to Nairobi

Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
  • 4x Lunch
  • On completion, successful climb Certificate
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
Not Included
  • Visas to Kenya
  • Laundry, tips, sleeping bags, drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
  • International flights
  • Items of personal nature
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
homes and apartments

Airports

  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya


Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
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