Mount Kenya Naro Moru Route
Naro Moru Route 5 days / 4 nights
This is one of the most straightforward routes. You will enjoy trekking this route as you listen to the stillness of this park. The spectacular sceneries lay before you while chirping of the birds and other creatures fills the air with the sounds of African wilds.
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 2,000m above sea level.
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.
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.
Mackinders - Point 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.
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.