Mt. Kenya – Chogoria Route - 5 Days

Mt. Kenya Chogoria Route

5 Days Mount Kenya Chogoria Route is trekking one of the second highest mountain of Africa, which is a strato-volcano mountain created 3 million years ago.

Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and a the second highest mountain in Africa, after Mount Kilimanjaro. Highest peaks of Kenya Mountain are Batian at 5,199 m, Nelion at 5,188 m and Lenana at 4,985 m.

Moreover, Kenya Mountain is a strato-volcano evolved over 3 million years ago. The scenery surrounding around the mountain is a World Heritage Site.

The Mountain is located in East – central part of the country and around 150 km from the commercial city of Nairobi.

As a result, Mt. Kenya, Africa’s second highest peak is regarded as the realm of Ngai, god of the local Kikuyu people. Traditionally, all Kikuyu home were built to face this sacred peak. They call it Kirinyaga, or place of light.

However, the Mount Kenya trek is through forest, wildlife, bird life and beautiful vegetation. The treks range from a day trek to 7 days trek.

5 Days Mount Kenya Chogoria is by far the most spectacular and beautiful route on Mt. Kenya, in which you ascend from Chogoria Route and descend through Naro Moru Route. This is only possible during dry weather.

We are offering few Mt Kenya itineraries on the website, if you have special requests, do send us an inquiry.

5 Days Mount Kenya Chogoria trekking is a trekking to Lenana peak.

5 Days Mount Kenya Chogoria is by far the most spectacular and beautiful route on Mt. Kenya, in which you ascend from Chogoria Route and descend through Naro Moru Route. This is only possible during dry weather.

Day 1
Lodge to Gate

Depart from the Lodge in the morning after preparing the equipment. You are driven through

Nanyuki, Timau and Meru before arriving at Chogoria Town and then through the rainforest gate to the road-head, (3200 m). Overnight at the gate cliffs in tents.

Day 2
Mt. Kenya Trekking

Ascend the Sirimon Track to Likii North Valley and camp overnight in this beautiful little valley below the subsidiary peaks of Teleki and Sendeyo, two ancient parasitic vents of the main peaks. Overnight at liki north camp in tents. (3990 m)

Day 3
Mount Kenya Trekking

Trek along gorges Valley descending to Lake Michaelson, then Lunch at Vivienne. Trek through the

magnificent castle rock’s to Mintos Hut and overnight – “whole day hiking”

Day 4
Mount Kenya Trek

Hike up through Square Tarn to climax at Pt. Lenana, 4985m which is the third highest peak on Mt.

Kenya. Descend via Austrian Hut then down to Mackinder’s camp for overnight in our Teleki Lodge at 4150 m, walking time 5-6 hours.

Day 5
Descend Mount Kenya to Lodge

Descend via Naro Moru Route vertical bog, arriving at Met Station before 12.00noon, where the vehicles will be waiting to bring you down to Lodge.

Price Includes:

  • Meal Plan as detailed: B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Diner
  • Return transfers from the Lodge.
  • All Park entrance fees and conservation fees
  • Service of an English-speaking professional Guide, porters and skilled cook
  • Guaranteed price/guaranteed Trek on confirmation
  • Flying Doctor Service temporary cover for emergency evacuation (taca)
  • Bottled treated water in our vehicle
  • Prevailing taxes (subject to changes)
  • On Completion Successful Climb Certificate.

Price Excludes:

  • Transport to/fro Nairobi City
  • Accommodation at the Lodge.
  • International air, visa fees and inoculation.
  • Climbing Gear/equipment
  • Personal Travel insurance ( let us know if to provide )
  • Laundry, drinks and tipping
  • Extra activities offered at lodges or en route
  • Any deviation from the stated route
  • Any tariff/tax increases after the date of this quote
  • Any items of personal nature.
  • Baggage:
  • Pack light and preferably soft sided bags.
  • You will need a hat, sunglasses and sun screen
  • Bring own insect repellents.
  • Ensure if taking medication you carry all your medicines
  • A warm jacket or sweater is required for cold weather conditions or in the mornings and evenings.
  • Smart casual wear especially for dining areas – all camps/lodges/hotels offer laundry service
  • Camera and binoculars, plus battery chargers

Trekking rates are all year round. However, accommodation before and after the trek is not included.

Transport to and from Nairobi

USD $ 200 X 2 = USD $ 400 per vehicle

ACCOMMODATION AT NARO MORU RIVER LODGE

02 Jan 2020- 28 Feb 2020, 01 July 2020- 15 Sept 2020, 08 Dec 2020- 23 Dec 2020
Single room – USD 200 per room per night on Full board
Twin/ Double room – USD 270 per room per night on full board

01 Mar 2020- 30 June 2020, 14 Sept 2020- 07 Dec 2020
Single room – USD 180 per room per night on Full board
Twin/ Double room – USD 250 per room per night on full board

24 Dec 2020- 01 Jan 2020
Single room – USD 210 per room per night on Full board
Twin/ Double room – USD 290 per room per night on full board

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Mt. Kenya – Chogoria Route
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USD 960 Per Person
Number of Travelers Total Cost
1 Adult USD 2,160
2 Adults USD 1,420
3 Adults USD 1,255
4 Adults USD 1,105
5 Adults USD 1,065
6 Adults USD 1,010
7 Adults USD 965
8 Adults USD 960
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Trip Facts

  • Transport to the gate from Naro Moru River Lodge
  • 8
  • Trekking/ Climbing
  • Mt. Kenya
  • 5 days
  • Camping

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