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Mt. Kenya Climbing - Up Naro Moru Down Naro Moru


Day 1: Nairobi - Naro Moru

After breakfast, depart Nairobi for Naro Moru town where you will spend the night at the Youth Hostel after sorting out and organising any gear you may require to hike up the mountain, which also serves as an acclimatisation process as Naro Moru is roughly 2,000m above sea level.


Day 2: Naro Moru - Met. Station

Drive to the Naro Moru Park Gate and hike a distance of 9 km in an average hiking time of 4 hours.  Rest of the day at leisure continuing with the gradual process of acclimatisation.

Dinner and overnight at the hut, which is 3,000m above sea level.


Day 3: Met. Station - Mackinders

After breakfast, hike up the Teleki valley to Mackinder’s camp where there is a spectacular view of the main peaks.  The walking time will be five hours approximately.

Meals and overnight at the hut, the altitude here is 4,200m.


Day 4: Mackinders - Pt. Lenana - Mackinders

You will wake up to a pre-down attempt of Point Lenana.  An early start ensures a successful summit bid and weather permitting, for a clear view of the majestic summit scenery.

Pt Lenana stands at 4,985m above sea level. Descend to Mackinders camp for dinner and overnight at the hut, having conquered Mt. Kenya.


Day 5: Mackinders - Nairobi via Noru Moru

After breakfast, descend down to Met Station and on to the park gate in 3 to 4 hours time. Drive to Naro Moru town for lunch then return to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.

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