5 Days Mount Kenya Climbing- Chogoria Route

Pack camping gear and supplies to strike out west up this long but spectacular approach through the deep chasm of gorge valley

per adult from

$1,678

NZD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
    • Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
    • Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
    • On completion, successful climb Certificate
    • Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
    • Treated water on the trek.
    • Entry/Admission - Mintos Hut
    What's excluded :
    • Tips, laundry, sleeping bags and drinks
    • Accommodation before/after the trek
    • climbing gears
    • International flights
    • Visas to Kenya
    • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

  • Day 1: Chogoria/Mount Meru Bandas - 4hrs, 16km walk, 950m ascent

    Stop At: Chogoria, Chogoria, Eastern Province
    Pick up from the Airport or at your hotel in Nairobi at 7am to Chogoria town for an early lunch. After lunch, 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. Dinner and overnight at Mt. Meru Bandas, B,L,D
    Duration: 10 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mt. Meru Bandas

    Day 2: Mount Meru Bandas - Road Head Camp, 3hrs, 9km, 350m ascent

    Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
    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.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Road Head Camp

    Day 3: Road Head/Mintos Hut - 4 hrs, 12km

    Stop At: Mintos Hut, Meru District, Kenya
    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, B, L, D
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mintos Hut

    Day 4: Mintos/Point Lenana/Met Station - 11-12 hrs, 29km, 785m ascent/1985m descent

    Stop At: Point Lenana, Kenya
    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, B,L,D
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Met Station

    Day 5: Met Station/Naromoru/Nairobi - 3hrs, 9km, 400m descent

    Stop At: Naro Moru, Kenya
    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, B,L T
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up available from airbnb and private apartments Airports
    • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya
    • Wilson Airport, Nairobi Kenya
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Gracepatt Safaris

Activity ID: V-45313P84

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