Mount Kenya Climbing and Trekking. Any physically fit person can climb Mount Kenya. No climbing experience is necessary to get you to the top of Kenya's highest Mountain (5,199m) with its magnificent gleaming glaciers, Flora and Fauna.
Day 1: Nairobi/ Chogoria. Leave Nairobi at 8 a.m. to Chogoria town for lunch and afternoon leisure walk in the town to acclimatize. Dinner and overnight at Chogoria Transit Motel, 2000m. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: Chogoria/ Mount Meru Bandas. Duration: 5-6hrs. Distance: 32km, 950m ascent. This is a long day along dirt road through the forest although the conditions under foot aren’t strenuous. You may opt to use a 4x4 to reach the bandas as sometimes the road is impassable, 2950m. Dinner and overnight at Mt. Meru Bandas. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: Chogoria Bandas/ Mintos Hut. Duration: 6-7 hrs. Distance: 21km, 1,280m ascent. After breakfast follow the track through giant heather and forest up to Chogoria road head from where the path drops to cross a stream then follows the broad ridge to the east of the gorges valley to reach Mintos Hut, 4200m. Dinner and overnight at Mintos Hut. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: Mintos/ Point Lenana/ Met Station. Duration: 11-12 hrs. Duration: 28km, 785m ascent/ 1985m descent. Leave shortly after midnight at 2am towards the main peaks and divide after an hour, above a flat green area at the head of the valley known as temple fields, arriving at point Lenana at 6:30am. After taking photographs, descend to Mackinder’s for breakfast and continue down to Met Station at 3000m for dinner and overnight rest. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 5: Mackinder’s Camp to Met Station. After breakfast leave the camp and descends to Met Station via the Moor land and the vertical borges arriving in time for lunch. Dinner and overnight at the Met Station Lodge.
Day 6: Met Station - Gate - Nairobi. After breakfast leave Met Station and descend to the Naro Moru Park Gate a distance of 10 km to connect your transport back to Nairobi arriving afternoon.
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