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Mountt Kenya - Chogoria Route

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 16 people
Destination(s): Kenya  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: June - March
Airfare Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1740 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3500 US Dollar (USD)

This is by far the most spectacular and beautiful route on Mt. Kenya, in which you ascend from Chogoria Route and descend through Naro Moru Route. This is only possible during dry weather.

Tour Dates:
- Mid June to Mid September
- Mid December to Mid March.

Tour Highlights:
- Traversing the wide valleys with an opportunity to encounter wildlife along the way
- Lunch at the beautiful Vivienne Falls
- Summiting Mt Kenya's third highest peak - Pt Lenana.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Depart Nairobi for the Mount Kenya Region. Arrive in time for lunch at the Naro Moru River Lodge where you’ll be staying overnight. The afternoon is spent at leisure so that you have some time to acclimatise. Includes: (D).

Day 2: After breakfast, take some time to prepare the trekking equipment before leaving Naro Moru River Lodge. You’ll drive through Nanyuki, Timau and Meru arriving at Chogoria Town before proceeding through the rain forest gate and up to the road-head, (3200m). Overnight stay in tents at the gate cliffs.

Day 3: After breakfast, spend the day trekking up to Mintos Hut 4.300m, where you’ll be staying overnight. Lunch is served on the way. Trekking time: 4-5 hours.

Day 4: An early start, trek along gorges Valley descending to Lake Michaelson, stopping for lunch at the Vivienne Falls. Trek through the magnificent castle rocks to Mintos Hut and overnight – "whole day hiking".

Day 5: Hike up through Square Tarn to climax at Pt. Lenana, 4985m which is the third highest peak on Mt. Kenya. Descend via Austrian Hut then down to Mackinder’s camp for overnight in our Teleki Lodge at 4150m. Trekking time: 5-6 hours.

Day 6: Descend via Naro Moru Route vertical bog arriving at the Met Station before 12h00 noon, there our vehicles will be waiting to bring you down to Naro Moru River Lodge. Includes: (L), (D).

Day 7: After breakfast, check out of the Lodge and transfer to Nairobi for your flight home or continue with onward arrangement.

Airfare is included in the tour price.

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