We organize tailor-made walking safaris on Mount Kenya for groups or individuals who are looking for a mountain wilderness adventure. Our trips are personalized itineraries without set departure dates. We have an experienced mountain team who will do their utmost to ensure your trip is safe, Best & affordable. Mt Kenya trekking routes are Naromoru, Sirimon & Chogoria. Skilled & experienced guide to help you all the way.
4 Days Naro Moru Route
Price: USD 480 per person
We pick you up at your accomodation in Nairobi (or other location) and then drive you to Naro Moru town. We then proceed to the park gate where we register. By this time the elevation is 2400 m (7900 ft). We then begin the hike through 8 km (5 mi) of beautiful rainforest. We arrive at Met station (3050 m or 10200 ft), have dinner and overnight in the hut.
After an early breakfast, we hike and get into a steep bog and walk through Teleki valley, named after the Hungarian explorer Samuel Teleki. After a 6-7 hour hike, we arrive at Mackinders camp (4200 m = 14000 ft) where we have lunch and rest. Later we will have dinner and overnight in the hut.
In order to summit point Lenana (4985 m = 16355 ft) in time for sunrise, we get up 2 am. Yes, 2 am. This is not for whimps. Then we walk for 4 hrs through a long scree and summit at dawn. You will be treated to and incredible view of beatiful peaks, tarn lakes, glaciers and valleys. We then descend to Met Station for dinner and an over night at the hut.
We descend to park Gate, and meet with our transfer car back to Nairobi. If you prefer we could arrange for you to stay overnight at Naro Moru River lodge before returning to Nairobi.
5 Days Sirimoni Route
Price: USD 600 per person
We pick you up in Nairobi (or other location) and drive to the quaint town of Nanyuki. We enter the park by the Sirimoni gate (2600 m = 8500 ft) and then proceed on a gentle (but uphill) 9 km (5.6 mi) hike to the first of our camps "Old Moses". The hike takes about 3 hrs in total and we have dinner and sleep overnight at the Old Moses hut.
After breakfast we leave the camp at 7am and depart for Shipton's camp which takes about 6 to 7 hrs to walk. We have lunch en route. Shipton's camp is at 4200m (13800 ft). Here we stay, have dinner and overnight at the hut.
After break fast, we do the summit circuit from the western side of the mountain,hiking through Houseberg Valley via two tarns up Austrian hut at 4700 m (15400 ft). We arrive at the hut at lunch time. After lunch, we hike for 45 minutes up to point Lenana and then descend to the same hut for dinner and over night.
After break fast descend through the upper and lower simba col, pass by Shipton's to Old Moses camp. We have dinner and stay overnight at Old Moses.
We descend to the Sirimoni park gate and meet with the transfer car back to Nairobi.
4 days Chogoria Route
Price: USD 480 per person
We pick you up in Nairobi (or other location) and travel to the town of Chogoria. From Chogoria to park gate is 22km which we travel by Landrover to Meru Mount Kenya Bandas. This is also the location of the the park gate. We have our dinner and stay here overnight.
After breakfast, we walk for 6 -7 hrs up to Mintos hut at 4300 m (14100 ft) for dinner and overnight.
We leave the hut early at 2 am and hike through the scree to reach the summit of point lenana 4985 m (16345 ft) at dawn. You will be treated to and incredible view of beatiful peaks, tarn lakes, glaciers and valleys. After summiting, we have a choice to descend via the Sirimoni route or Naro Moru route, described above.
We descend down to park gate and meet with our transfer car for the trip back to Nairobi.
INCLUDED IN THE COST ABOVE:
- All transportation to/from the mountain
- All Park fees.
- All food while on the Mountain.
- Accommodation in mountain huts/ camping where applicable.
- All guiding services
- Porter support for the climb.
- Personal clothing and equipment.
- Tips and gratuities for guides and porter (recommended to be 10 – 15% of climb costs)
- Beverages while not on the mountain