MT.KENYA 4 DAYS NAROMORU ROUTE

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MT.KENYA 4 DAYS NAROMORU ROUTE

Departs daily
Duration: 4 Days
Distance: 40km
Level of difficulty: Demanding
Start/Finish: Nairobi

Summary

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 though the notoriously treacherous vertical bog and into the wide Teleki Valley beneath the Tryndall, The Lewis Glacier.

Day 1: Nairobi/Meteorological Station
3-4 hrs, 10km, 400m ascent

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, B, L, D

Day 2: 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, B, L, D

Day 3: 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, B, L, D

Day 4: Met Station/Naromoru/Nairobi
3hrs, 9km, 400m

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
Trip cost: US$ 690 per person sharing

Included in the price:

-We guarantee price and trek on confirmation
-Transfer to and from Nairobi
-Full board accommodation on the trek.
-Meals as described – B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
-Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
-All park entrance fees to include government taxes
-3 nights on Mount Kenya in huts
-Service of an experienced English speaking professional Mountain guide with several years of successful climb.
-Service of porters and skilled cook on the mountain
-Success rate of over 90%
-Treated water on the trek
-Mount Kenya Climb certificate for successful trekkers
-The tour to start and finish Nairobi

Excluded:

-Laundry, tips, sleeping bags, drinks, accommodation before and after the trek and climbing gears
-International flights
-Visas to Kenya
-Items of personal nature
-Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

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