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4-Day Mt Kenya Climbing Naro Moru Route

4-Day Mt Kenya Climbing Naro Moru Route

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $520 - $650
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 4 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Kenya Kenya
Parks visited: Mount Kenya
Activity level: Very Active - Trekking, mountain biking, kayaking
Safari type:
  • Camping
  • Cultural
  • Birding
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.

  • Main destination: Mount Kenya
  • Accommodation: Budget campingIn or near Mt Kenya
  • Meals & drinks: Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included) Drinks not included

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.

  • Main destination: Mount Kenya
  • Accommodation: Budget campingIn or near Mt Kenya
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

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.

  • Main destination: Mount Kenya
  • Accommodation: Budget campingIn or near Mt Kenya
  • Meals & drinks: All meals included Drinks not included

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.

  • Main destination: Nairobi
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals & drinks: Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included) Drinks not included

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