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5 Days Naro Moru Out Chogoria Route

5 Days Naro Moru Out Chogoria Route

Between 1200m and 1850m, the vegetation is mainly dry. Upland forest comprising of Croton associations. Juniperus procera and Podocarpus spp. are predominant in the drier parts of the lower zone (below 2,500m), with rainfall between 875 and 1400mm (Naro Moru and Sirimon tracks on the western slopes). In wetter areas (over 2200mm/year) in the south-west and north-east, Cassipourea malosana predominates.

5 Days Naro Moru Out Chogoria Route

Itinerary

Day 1:

Depart from Nairobi at 09:00hrs and proceed towards the cool slopes of Mt. Kenya. Cross the Equator and arrive at your hotel in Nanyuki in time for Lunch.Afterwards  relax and enjoy the magnificent scenery around.

Day 2:

Morning spent sorting and organising personal equipment. preparation for the trek. After lunch we drive to  Naro Moru Track also the Meteorological station. This is a very good day for acclimatization as we will be sleeping at an altitude of 10,000 ft . A short hike will be taken in the afternoon to help acclimatization.

Day 3:

Hike up into the Teleki valley to Mackinders Camp . Here there is a spectacular view of the main peaks. Walking time approximately 4-6 hours. Overnight Teleki Valley ,(14,000 ft.)

Day 4:

A pre- dawn start is made to ensure a successful summit bid and to try to reach the summit in time for a clear view of the majestic scenery. After climbing Point Lenana we return to our base camp and then proceed down the gate and onward to Nanyuki for overnight.

Day 5:

After breakfast you leisurely drive back to Nairobi, arriving at around mid-day.

End of the tour.

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