Hiking Mt. Kenya- (Chogoria Route)


Day  1

Arrival in the morning, depart Nairobi and drive to Naro Moru River Lodge.

Day 2

Depart for Nanyuki, Timau and Meru and Chogoria Town and then through the rain forest gate to the road-head, (3200m). Overnight at the gate cliffs in tents.

Day 3

Ascend the Sirimon Track to Likii North Valley and camp overnight in this beautiful little valley below the subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo. Overnight at Liki north camp in tents. (3990m)

Day 4

Whole day Trek; along gorges Valley descending to Lake Michaelson, Lunch at Vivienne. Trek through the magnificent castle rocks to Mintos Hut and overnight.

Day 5

Hike up through Square Tarn to climax at Point Lenana, 4985m- 3rd highest peak on Mt. Kenya. Descend via Austrian Hut down to Mackinder’s camp for overnight.

Day 6

Descend via Naro Moru Route arriving at Met Station, transfer to Naro Moru River Lodge.

Day 7

Depart to Nairobi for onward flight connection.

Important notes:

  • Trek is recommended during dry season as this is safe i.e. January to February.
  • To be avoided during rainy season (mid March – July & October to December)
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