5 Days Mount Kenya Naro Moru Route

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. The main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m.

DAY 1: Nairobi-Nanyuki

Depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs after breakfast and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at your hotel in Nanyuki in time for Lunch. Relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery around with acclimatization in the afternoon, dinner and night in Nanyuki base hotel.

DAY 2: Nanyuki - Met Station

The morning is spent sorting and organizing personal equipment for the mountain trek. After lunch we drive to the road head of the Naro Moru Track, to the Meteorological station. This is a very good day for acclimatization, for we will be sleeping at an altitude of 10,000 ft. A short hike will be taken in the afternoon to help acclimatization.

DAY 3: Met Station - Mackinder’s Camp

Hike up into the Teleki valley to Mackinder’s Camp where there is a spectacular view of the main peaks. Walking time is approximately 4-6 hours. Overnight Teleki Valley, (14,000 ft.)

DAY 4: Mackinders Camp-Point Lenana-Nanyuki

A pre- dawn start is made to ensure a successful summit bid and to try to reach the summit in time for a clear view of the majestic scenery. After climbing Point Lenana we return to our base camp and then proceed down the gate and onward to Nanyuki for overnight.

DAY 5: Nanyuki-Nairobi

After breakfast, have a leisure drive back to Nairobi with lunch enroute arriving in the afternoon.