Mount Kenya Climbing, Naro Moru Route

7 Day Mount Kenya Climbing, Naro Moru Route

Day 1 Arrival in Nairobi
On arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport you will be met by our company representative who will transfer you to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay

Day 2 Nairobi – Naro Moru park gate-Met station
After breakfast, you will drive from Nairobi to Naromoru Park 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 Naromoru valleys. The trek ends at Met station 3,000m where dinner and overnight

Day 3: Met Station-Mackinders Camp 5-6 hrs, 1200m ascent
Breakfast ascend to Mackinders camp. The trek runs into a path that reaches the end of the forest belt where you will enter the moorland. This is the vertical bog conditions range from damp to glutinous depending on when it last rained. Continue through until you reach a fork overlooking Teleki Valley to reach Mackinders Camp, 4,200m. Dinner and overnight at Mackinders Camp

Day 4: Mackinders Camp-Point Lenana-Met Station 8-10 hrs, 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 5: Met Station/Naromoru/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

Day 6 City tour
After breakfast you will visit the Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, have lunch and then proceed to the Giraffe center, be there for like one hour and finally visit the Karen Blixen Museum. Dinner and overnight at the lodge

Day 7 Reserved for departure
Breakfast and drive to the airport for your departure flight