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Prepare for an exhilarating and rewarding climb as you embark on our 4-day Mount Kenya Naro Moru Route tour. This captivating expedition takes you along one of the most popular routes to the summit of Mount Kenya, offering breathtaking scenery, diverse ecosystems, and a sense of accomplishment like no other.
The Naro Moru Route is renowned for its scenic beauty and relatively gentle ascent, making it a popular choice for climbers of varying experience levels. Our knowledgeable guides will lead you through the lush lower slopes, where you'll encounter dense forests teeming with unique flora and fauna.
As you continue your ascent, the landscape transforms into alpine meadows and moorlands, providing panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and peaks. The varied terrain keeps you engaged and offers glimpses of the awe-inspiring beauty that awaits you.
During the climb, you'll have opportunities to acclimatize, ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey. Take in the fresh mountain air, appreciate the stunning vistas, and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the surroundings.
The highlight of the tour is reaching Point Lenana, the third-highest peak of Mount Kenya. Standing at approximately 4,985 meters, you'll be rewarded with awe-inspiring views of the rugged peaks, glaciers, and the vast expanse of the surrounding landscape. The sense of accomplishment as you stand atop this magnificent peak is truly indescribable.
As you descend, you'll retrace your steps, taking in the beauty of Mount Kenya from a different perspective. Reflect on your achievements, soak in the peacefulness of the mountain, and cherish the memories you've created along the way.
Our 4-day Mount Kenya Naro Moru Route tour is designed to provide a memorable climbing experience while ensuring your safety and comfort throughout the journey. Whether you're an experienced mountaineer or embarking on your first high-altitude adventure, this expedition will challenge and inspire you.
Join us as we conquer the heights of Mount Kenya, immersing ourselves in its natural wonders, and creating lifelong memories along the way. Experience the thrill of reaching the summit and the beauty of this iconic mountain, leaving you with a profound appreciation for the majesty of Mount Kenya.
- Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
- Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
- Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
- Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
- Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
- All park entrance fees to include government taxes
- Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
- Treated water on the trek.
- On completion, successful climb Certificate
- Start and finish Nairobi
- Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
- International flights
- Visas to Kenya
- Items of personal nature
- Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary
Day 1: Nairobi/Meteorological Station 3-4 hrs, 10km, 400m ascent
An early morning departure from Nairobi at 8am. Transfer to Mount Kenya National Park at Naro Moru Gate for registration and where the hike starts, 2600m. From the gate, keep to the park track, which follows the crest of a board ridge between the Northern and Southern Naro Moru valleys. The going is easy and it’s a pleasant walking through the forest. About two thirds of the way up after the bridge there are good views to the left north down into the Northern Naro Moru valley. The trek ends at Met station 3,000m where dinner and overnight rest will be, L, D.
Day 2: Met Station/Mackinders Camp 5-6 hrs, 10km, 1200m ascent
Take an early morning breakfast. Head uphill on the track to pass the radio must on your right after about half an hour. The trek runs into a path and after another 30 minutes, you will reach the end of the forest belt and enter the moorland. This is the vertical bog conditions range from damp to glutinous depending on when it last rained. Continue through until the going improves and you reach a fork overlooking Teleki Valley to reach Mackinders Camp, 4,200m. Dinner and overnight at Mackinders Camp, B, L, D.
Day 3: Mackinders Camp/Point Lenana/Met Station, 8-10 hrs, 11km, 785m ascent
The normal approach is to start an early morning at 2 am in order to reach point Lenana taking about 4 hr walk by sunrise at 6:30am. After sunrise, descend down to Mackinders Camp for breakfast, 2hrs and walk further 4hrs, way back to Met Station for dinner and overnight, B, L, D.
Day 4: Met Station/Naro Moru/Nairobi 3hrs, 9km, 400m
After breakfast, descend through the rainforest which is 9km to Mount Kenya National Park's Naro Moru Gate at 2,600m. Here, you will connect with your transport back to Nairobi arriving at approximately 3pm, B, L.