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6 Day Mt. Kenya Chogoria route down Naromoru Trek | Scenic Adventure

6 Days

Overview

Embark on an unforgettable 6-day trek along the breathtaking Chogoria Route, descending through Narumoru. Explore the majestic beauty of Mount Kenya, traverse dense bamboo forests, witness stunning landscapes, and experience the thrill of reaching the summit. With professional guides, comfortable accommodations, and delicious meals, this adventure offers an immersive and rewarding mountain experience. Join us for an epic journey and create lasting memories.

Itinerary

After breakfast we depart Nairobi from your hotel 3 to 3.5 hours arriving in time of lunch.
After lunch take 4x4 and drive up to the edge of the bamboo forest where we start our trekking through the dense bamboo forest for distance of 30 km up to the Bandas for Dinner.
Walking around the lodge with a view of beautiful sceneries. Dinner and overnight at the Bandas.(accommodation at Bandas is of single beds, hot shower and bon fire self catering bandas)

After breakfast leave the lodge to roadhead a distance of 7 km. After lunch walk around visit Nithi falls, Mau Mau cavers and Lake Eli's. Dinner and overnight at roadhead Campsite.

Day 3 :

After breakfast start Uphill having our lunch enroute. Dinner and overnight at Mintos Campsite.

After pre dawn breakfast we leave the campsite at 2.00 am. For the summit arriving at 6.30 am for sunrise, Kilimanjaro and the coast line Views. After 10 to 15 minutes of photography we descend via Austrian Hut to Mackinders camp for breakfast hence spend the whole day enjoying beautiful views. Dinner and overnight at Mackinders Camp.

After breakfast leave the camp and descend to Met Station via the Moor land and the vertical borges arriving in time for lunch. Dinner and overnight at the Met Station campsite.

After breakfast leave Met Station and descend to the Naro Moru Park Gate a distance of 10 km to connect your transport back to Nairobi arriving afternoon.

FAQs

What is the Chogoria Route down Naromoru Trek?

The Chogoria Route down Naromoru Trek is a thrilling 6-day expedition that takes you to the summit of Mount Kenya, Africa's second-highest peak. The trek follows the scenic Chogoria route on the ascent and descends via the Naromoru route, offering diverse landscapes, from lush forests to alpine moorlands.

How difficult is the trek?

The trek is challenging and requires a good level of fitness. Altitude acclimatization is essential, as the trek reaches high elevations. Prior trekking experience is recommended, and participants should be prepared for varying weather conditions.

What is the maximum altitude reached during the trek?

The highest point reached on this trek is Point Lenana, standing at approximately 4,985 meters (16,355 feet) above sea level.

What is the accommodation like during the trek?

Accommodations vary along the route. You'll stay in mountain huts or tented campsites, depending on the day and location. These facilities provide basic amenities, and participants need to bring their sleeping bags.

Are guides and porters provided?

Yes, experienced guides and porters are an integral part of the trek. They assist with navigation, carry group equipment, and provide valuable support throughout the journey.

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