Mt Kenya Trek Narumoru Route

5 days Mt Kenya Climbing Narumoru Route

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$999 - $1200
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
5 days
Best months:
January - April, August - December
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Parks visited:
Activity level:
Extreme - Technical climbing (Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru)
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
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This is the steepest and most popular descent routes, extra care should be taken to avoid altitude sickness. The route passes through a steep part known as vertical bog which gets waterlogged during the wet season. Ascending towards Mackinders Camp via the Teleki valley offers outstanding views of the Nelion and Batian peaks. This route is normally crowded with a lot of climbers compared to Sirimon and Chogoria routes.

Day 1 Nairobi-Narumoro

After breakfast leave Nairobi for Narumoro arriving in time for lunch, organize your hiking gear as well as acclimatize as this town is 2000m above sea level. Have an overnight stay at the youth hostel.

Day 2 Narumoro- Meteorological Station

Take an early breakfast and drive to Narumoro Park gate, from here trek for about 4 hours to the meteorological station hut. Take your lunch, dinner and overnight at 3000m above sea level.  

Day 3 Meteorological Station-Mackinder’s

Have an early breakfast and proceed to Mackinder’s camp through Taleki valley, this will take you about 5hours from here you will have an impressive view of the main peaks. This place is 4200m above sea level, have your meals and overnight stay.

Day 4 Mackinder’s –Point Lenana

Have an early breakfast and attempt to conquer point Lenana before dawn, when the summit is most likely to be clear. The peak of Point Lenana is 4985m above sea level. Descend to Mackinders hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 5 Mackinder’s- Narumoro-Nairobi

After breakfast trek downwards toward meteorological station and proceed to the park gate, a journey that takes about 4 hours. Board a vehicle at the gate and drive to Narumoro for lunch the leave for Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.

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Animals you will see

African buffalo
African buffalo
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Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Elephant
Elephant
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Giraffe
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