6 Days Chogoria Route Down Naro Moru route

Price: from $910     Duration 6 Days

Tour Details

To those seeking to conquer Kenya’s highest mountain, this is by far the most scenic and interesting route. It takes in both tropical forests and moor land

Tour Itineraries

Upon touchdown at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will receive a warm welcome by our driver/guide who will transport you to your hotel to relax and recharge during your stay in Tanzania’s city.

  • Warm Reception
  • Well maintained fleet
  • Wildlife including
  • Big Five
  • Comfortable Accommodation

Pick up from your Nairobi Hotel at 8am and drive north to Chogoria town for lunch and afternoon leisure walk in the town to acclimatize. Dinner and overnight at Chogoria Transit Motel, 2000m.


Main Destination:
• Chogoria
Accommodation:
• Chogoria Transit Motel
Meals & Drinks:
• Lunch & dinner (Breakfast not included)
• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

After breakfast, take a 4x4WD vehicle to the forest clearance, 16km from where the walk starts. You will walk for 16km through the forest along the dirt and sometimes very muddy road for 4hrs to reach Mount Meru Bandas at 2950m for lunch and afternoon walks. Dinner and overnight at Mt. Meru Bandas,

Main Destination:
• Mount Kenya
Accommodation:
• Mt. Meru Bandas (Budget mountain bandas located in or near Mt Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
• Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

After breakfast follow the track through giant heather and forest up to Chogoria road head from where the path drops to cross a stream then follows the broad ridge to the east of the gorges valley to reach Road Head Camp taking approximately 3-4hrs. Overnight at Road Head Camp at 3300m.

Main Destination:
• Mount Kenya
Accommodation:
• Road Head Camp (Budget mountain bandas located in or near Mt Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
• Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

After breakfast follow the track through giant heather and forest up to Chogoria road head from where the path drops to cross a stream then follows the broad ridge to the east of the gorges valley to reach Mintos Hut, 4200m. Dinner and overnight at Mintos Hut.

Main Destination:
• Mount Kenya
Accommodation:
• Mintos Hut (Budget mountain hut located in Mt Kenya)
Meals & Drinks:
• Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Leave shortly after midnight at 2am towards the main peaks and divide after an hour, above a flat green area at the head of the valley known as temple fields, arriving at point Lenana at 6:30am. After taking photographs, descend to Mackinders for breakfast and continue down to Met Station at 3000m for dinner and overnight rest.

Main Destination:
• Mount Kenya
Accommodation:
• Met Station
Meals & Drinks:
• Breakfast, Lunch & dinner
• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

After breakfast, descend through the rainforest which is 9km to Naromoru Park Gate at 2,600m where you will connect with your transport back to Nairobi, arriving at approximately 3pm

Main Destination:
• Nairobi
Accommodation:
• No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
• Breakfast & lunch (Dinner not included)
• Drinking water (Other drinks not included)

Departure & Return Location

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Safari Departure Time

3 Hours before flight time

Tour Summary

Price: from $910

Duration: 6 Days

 Kenya – Mt. Kenya

Departure: 3 Hours before flight time

Price Includes

  • Park entry fees
  • All accommodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
  • All transportation in destination location
  • Round trip airport transfer
  • Drinks (as specified in the day-by-day section)

Pricing Excludes

  • Accommodation on the day before the tour departs
  • Accommodation on the last day
  • International flights (from/to home)
  • Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
  • Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

Complimentaries

  • Drinking Water
  • Travel magazine
  • Gift Coupon

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