Africa Climbing, Mount Kenya climb,climbing Mt Kenya to Africa second Highest peak. Mt Kenya one of the East Africa Mountains that passes along the equator. Mount Kenya climbing route Naro Moru route
Naro Moru route is the quickest way to the base of the mountain and Pt. Lenana. It is also one of the steepest routes and extra care should be taken here to avoid problems with AMS. Walking up towards Mackinders Camp through the Teleki Valley offers superb views of the peaks of Batian and Nelion. A steep section known as the "vertical bog" is crossed around midwau to Mackinders Hut and a stopover here is almost compulsory. The accomodations are good with bunkhouses at Met Station and Mackinder's Camp.
Mt Kenya Climbing NARO MORU ROUTE
Mt Kenya Climb - 5 days / 4nights
Park:Mt Kenya National Park
Grade:B- moderate. Up to 6.5 hours / 15 miles per day.
Approximate Trekking Distance:67 Kms
Starts : Nairobi /Ends : Nairobi
Departure Day: Any Day
Accomodation :Standard Lodge and Tent While trekking
participants MINIMUM: 2 participants
Activities:Hiking and trekking,Tree naming,bird watch , wildlife encounter ,photography
DAY 1: NARO MORU.
Depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed South towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at Nanyuki Simbas / Lodge in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Mount Kenya region. A COMPLIMENTARY walking tour to the EQUATOR.Overnight at Simbas Lodge
DAY 2: MET CAMPSITE .
Early morning photo taking Mt Kenya when its clear then after breakfast, Drive to the gate then walk to the Meteorological Station. This is a very good day for acclimatization, for we will be sleeping at an altitude of 10,000 ft 9 km 3-4 hours walk.
DAY 3: MACKINDER'S CAMPSITE .
Hike up through the Teleki valley to Mackinders Camp where there is a spectacular view of the main peaks. Walking time approximately 4-6 hours. Overnight Mackinders Camp. (14,000 ft.) 9kms 4-5 hours walk
DAY 4: MACKINDER'S CAMPSITE.
A pre-dawn attempt of point Lenana is made to ensure a successful summit bid and to try to reach the summit in time for a clear view of the majestic scenery. After climbing Pt. Lenana we return back to Mackinders camp for breakfast and then proceed down to Met Station Lodge for an overnight 9 km 3 to 4 hours walk
DAY 5: NAIROBI
After breakfast at Met station walk down to Park Gate to catch your transport back to Nairobi, arriving in the afternoon
Reach the summit at all costs!!!!
RATE PER PERSON:2550 USD
- Return transfer Nairobi -Nanyuki/Naro Moru-Nairobi
- 3 meals per day while trekking
- 4 days Mt. Kenya trek
- 3 nights accommodation while trekking
- 2 transfer from Nanyuki/Naro moru- park gate- return
- All government park fees at Mt Kenya National park
- English Speaking Mountain Guides and Porters
- Accommodation at Nanyuki Simbas lodge D/B/B
- Mt Kenya T-shirt and Certificate
- Two Man tent.
Exclusive of Gloves, Sunglasses, Sleeping bag, Hats, Rain suits, Warm Jackets, Heavy boots, scarves, Rain Trousers. Price is exclusive of first and last Night accommodation in Nairobi.
You can hire some of the equipment available at a reasonable cost
NB: We ensure clients get enough and plenty of well-cooked food.
Budget hotels in Nairobi
Kenya Comfort inn -Single-Parkside budget hotel Nairobi Kenya
: Standard hotels Nairobi-
Boulevard Hotel and silver springs Hotel
Nairobi Kenya Airport transfers 20 USD 1-3 pax in a saloon car
Group and private prices available transport is (with 25-Seater buses and 8 seater tour Vans)
You can extend the climb with a safari either camping or lodge or beach holiday
Reach the summit at all costs!