Climbing Mount Kenya 5 Days Via Chogoria Route

Chogoria route is most scenic ;it is like having a safari-hiking experience on your way to Point Lenana.Our certified guides are not only friendly but qualified enough to take care of you in case of altitude sickness

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 4x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • All meals
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kenya
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Nairobi- Mt Kenya Bandas (2,900m) 3hrs, 10km

      Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park Kenya
      A drive from Nairobi to Chogoria town for lunch after which we take a 4*4 vehicle to drive up where we start our hike via the bamboo forest. We walk for 3 hours to the Mt Kenya Bandas for dinner and an overnight gaining a 680m ascent.
      Duration: 3 hours

      Meals included:
      • Dinner: Lunch and dinner
      Accommodation included: stay overnight at the Mount Kenya Bandas

      Day 2: Mt Kenya Bandas – Lake Ellis Campsite (3,600m), 9km, 700m ascent

      Stop At: Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, Mount Kenya Safari Club Road Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400 Kenya
      The journey up the mountain begins after breakfast. We have an option of using the route via Lake Ellis though we walk a little longer, the sight of the Mugi hill, Ithanguni and they are worth every extra mile. On the other hand we follow the path near the river, all is not lost there is plenty of vegetation and wildlife to enjoy. We stop for lunch and rest then continue to left of the hill where we have dinner and pitch tent for the night.
      Duration: 3 hours

      Meals included:
      • Dinner: All meals included
      Accommodation included: Camping at Lake Ellis

      Day 3: Lake Ellis – Minto’s Camp. (4,200m) 12km, 600m ascent.

      Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
      After breakfast we continue our journey up joining the normal Chogoria is about a 4 hour hike to our next camp. The Gorges Valley offers the best views of the peaks and when you turn behind the Mugi hills and the Giants Billiards Table are amazing. Close by the Minto’s camp is the temple with a spectacular view of Lake Michaelson beneath it. Dinner and overnight
      Duration: 4 hours

      Meals included:
      • Dinner: All meals included
      Accommodation included: Camping at Mintos

      Day 4: Minto’s – Pt. Lenana (4,985m) – Old Moses camp. 785 ascent, 1,685 descent, 24km

      Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park, Mount Kenya National Park
      This busy day starts at 3.00 am in order to enjoy sunrise at the peak of point Lenana .after that rewarding experience, we descend to the Shimpton’s camp for breakfast and continue further to old Moses where we spend the night. Descending via Sirimon route is gradual and exciting as you enjoy the Flora and Fauna through the Mackinder’s valley.
      Duration: 12 hours

      Meals included:
      • Dinner: All meals included
      Accommodation included: camping at Old Moses

      Day 5: Old Moses camp – Nairobi- 2 hrs

      Stop At: Mount Kenya National Park Kenya
      After the much needed rest and breakfast in the morning, descend to the Sirimon Park gate for about 2-3 hours to catch a vehicle for a drive back to Nairobi arriving late afternoon.
      Duration: 3 hours

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
      • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya
      Return Detail :
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      • 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 experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
      If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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    Organised by Equitorial Star Adventure & Safaris

    Activity ID: V-209691P1

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