5 days Naro moru out chongoria route
Mt Kenya trekking 5 days Naro moru out chongoria 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.
Mt Kenya trekking 5 Days Naro Moru Out Chogoria Route
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.
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.
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.)
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.
After breakfast you leisurely drive back to Nairobi, arriving at around mid-day.
Transport from Nairobi, to as high as possible on the mountain and return to Nairobi.
- Quality fresh food but with some prepared (client to advise any particular likes / dislikes or dietary considerations).
- Porters for all food and tentage, plus up to 15kg. of the clients personal equipment.
- All tents, sleeping mats, eating and cooking utensils etc.
- Services of the guide
- Park entrance and camping fees.
All gear and equipment; i.e. Helmet and harness, 2 x 9mm ropes, we use double rope system, Slings, karabinas and other protection devices. First and last night accommodation in Nairobi, Tips to porters and guide, Foot wear and sleeping bag.