Mount Kenya Trekking, Naro Moru Route – 5 Days
Mount Kenya Trekking 5-Days Naro Moru Route
Mount Kenya Trekking in 5-Days along the Naro Moru route is easy and enjoyable. Its going to be a guided trekking up to the summit in a period of 5 Days. Start from Nairobi and back to Nairobi trip.
Mount Kenya national park is an imposing extinct volcano dominating the landscape of the Kenyan Highlands, East of the Rift Valley. The mountains slopes are cloaked in forest, bamboo, scrub and moorland giving way on the high central peaks to rock, ice and snow. It’s through the park you’ll experience your Mount Kenya Trekking in 5-Days.
Major attractions include Pristine wilderness, lakes, tarns, glaciers and peaks of great beauty, geological variety, forest, mineral springs, rare and endangered species of animals, High altitude adapted plains game – more info about mount Kenya national park
Mount Kenya Trekking in 5-Days Along Naro Moru Route – Itinerary
After breakfast depart from your Nairobi hotel and transfer to Nanyuki town set on the foothill of Mount Kenya; arrive in time for lunch. Spend the afternoon acclimatizing, sorting out and organizing all the requirement for your Mount Kenya Trekking/Hiking/Climbing safari. Dinner and overnight in a hotel.
After breakfast drive to Sirimoni park gate. Hike to Old Moses hut in an average hiking time of 3 hours, lunch en-route. This hike is very essential for acclimatizing and quite educative as far as the vegetation is concerned. Dinner and overnight at the hut which is 3,300 m above sea level.
An early start for Shiptons hut, altitude 4,200 m in an average hiking time of 6 hours, lunch en-route. Sirimoni route lies on the north –western side of Mount Kenya and generally escapes some rainfall making it drier than other route most of the year. Dinner and overnight in Shiptons hut.
Wake-up to a pre-down attempt of Point Lenana, 4,985 m above sea level. If you are fortunate and the weather is clear, you may see Mount Kilimanjaro to the south, Mount Elgon to the west and even the Indian ocean to the East. After your photography and viewing opportunity, surrounded by glaciers and ice rock caves, descend leisurely to Mackinders camp on the Naro Moru trail. Lunch en-route. The altitude here is 4,200 m above sea level. The hut is on Teleki valley opposite the main peaks. Dinner and overnight at the hut.
After breakfast, descend to met station in roughly 3 hours. Exit and join your driver and proceed to Naro Moru town for lunch. There after drive back to Nairobi arriving late in the afternoon. Drop off at the airport or your resident hotel.
NB. The Price of these Mount Kenya Trekking in 5-Days along Naro Moru Route may go down with more participants.