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4 Days Mount Kenya  Climbing, Trekking or Hiking Safari using the Naro-Moru Route

Brief insight into the 4 Days Mount Kenya  Climbing, Trekking or Hiking Safari using the Naro-Moru Route
Safari Destinations Mount Kenya National Park - Kenya
Attraction in this safari: At 5199m high, it is Africa's second highest mountain, with gleaming and eroded snow-capped peaks, which can be seen for miles. It is a broad, large symmetrical volcano cone whose diameter at the base is about 12 km, dating between 2 to 3 million years ago. There are three peaks; Mbatian, , Nelion and point Lenana. The magnificent views over the surrounding country from point Lenana and other high points around the main peaks and trekking on this mountain is a priority among tourists. The forest surrounding the mountain support a large variety of wildlife such as elephant, buffalo, monkey, antelope, lion, zebra, eland, rock hyrax, giant forest hogs, leopard and various species of birds such as eagle, vulture, and sunbird among others.
Who can be participate: This 4 Days Mount Kenya Climbing,Trekking or Hiking Safari using the Naro-Moru Route is for one and all as long as you are physically fight and have the spirit to conquer mount Kenya
Safari Begins from: Nairobi and ends in Nairobi

The Naro Moru route is the fastest and therefore also the most popular route onto the mountain, being used by many of the tour and outfitting companies guiding clients up to Point Lenana. The Naro Moru route's steepness and direct approach to the peak makes it more challenging to acclimatize on than others, however our 4 days itinerary offers plenty of time for a safe and successful ascent/descent.

Day 1: Nairobi/Meteorological Station 3-4 hrs, 10km, 400m ascent

Transfer to Naro-Moru Park Gate for registration and where the Mount Kenya Climbing, Trekking or Hiking Safari 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 itís 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 you will have dinner and overnight rest.

Day 2: Met Station/Mackinders Camp 5-6 hrs, 10km, 1200m ascent

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.

Day 3: Mackinders Camp/Point Lenana/Met Station 8-10 hrs, 11km, 785m ascent

The normal approach is to start 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.

Day 4: Met Station/Naro-Moru/Nairobi 3hrs, 9km, 400m

After breakfast, descend through the rainforest which is 9km to Naromoru Park Gate at 2,600m where you will connect with your transport back to Nairobi, B, L
 

 
Tour/Safari Cost: Cost will be provide on request and may go down depending on number of participants
Safari Cost will includes

 

  • 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
  • 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
  • Start and finish Nairobi
  • Treated water on the trek.
  • On completion, successful climb Certificate
Safari Cost will not Include
  • Laundry,
  • Sleeping bags
  • Accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
  • Items and services of a personal nature
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Bottled Drinks

 

 

 
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