Mt. Kenya Five-Day Chogoria

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05 Days, 04 Nights

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

Depart 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

Ascend the Sirimon Track to Likii North Valley and camp overnight in this beautiful little valley below the subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo, two ancient parasitic vents of the main peaks. Overnight at liki north camp in tents. (3990m

Day 3

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

Day 4

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

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.

  • Lunch at the Lodge is extra unless where booked on full board.

REQUIRED ITEMS

RUCKSACK (6O LTRS)- To be carried by porter 1
DAYPACK- Personal items e.g. creams, camera…. 1
SLEEPING BAG( Winter Bag) 1
WATER BOTTLE/CAMELPAK 4 Ltrs per day
FREESE JACKET/SWEATER WOOL 1
T-SHIRTS 4
LONG SLEEVED SHIRT 2
SHORTS 2
TROUSERS (Light) 3
POLYPROPOLENE (Long underwear) 2
WOOL SOCKS 4
COTTON SOCKS 4
CAP/HAT 1
SUN GLASSES 1
SNEAKERS 1
HIKING BOOTS (Water proof) 1
BALACLAVA 1
GLOVES 1
HEAD LAMP/TORCH & SPARE BATTERIES 1
DOWN JACKET 1
RAIN JACKET  & TROUSER 1
SANDALS/TENNIS SHOES- to change 1
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