Itinerary at a Glance

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

Day 1: Chogoria Gate Cliffs

Leave Naro Moru River Lodge in the morning after preparing the equipment. You are driven through Nanyuki, Timau and Meru before arriving at Chogoria Town and then through the rain forest gate to the road-head, (3200m). Overnight at the gate cliffs in tents.

Day 2: Mintos Hut

After breakfast, trek to Mintos Hut 4.300m, for overnight. Lunch is served on the way. Trekking time 4-5hours.

Day 3: Lake Michaelson / Mintos Hut

Trek along gorges Valley descending to Lake Michaelson, then Lunch at Vivienne. Trek through the magnificent castle rocks to Mintos Hut and overnight – “whole day hiking”

Day 4: Ascent to Point Lenana

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, walking time 5-6 hours.

Day 5: Descent via Naro Moru Route

Descend via Naro Moru Route vertical bog arriving at Met Station before 12.00noon, where our vehicles will be waiting to bring you down to Naro Moru River Lodge.
NB. Lunch at the Lodge is extra unless where booked on full board.

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