6 Days Up Kamweti Route Down Chogoria Route
Tour Duration: 6 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Kamweti route out Chogoria route
Accommodations: As per itinerary
Group Size: Daily guaranteed departure
Day 1: Nairobi - Forest Castle Lodge
Depart Nairobi early in the morning and drive to Forest Castle Lodge safari on the slopes on Mt. Kenya. After packing of the gear and a short lunch break you hike for 3 hours through the natural forest to the old forest station (2400m) Spent your night in pitched tents.
On the way you may come across elephants and buffaloes.
Day 2: Forest Castle Lodge 2400 - Sagana River camp 2980m
After breakfast you will hike to the Sagana River camp. The hike takes about 6 hours through a dense bamboo forest. After crossing Sagana River you will have already arrived at the campsite for dinner and overnight. If lucky you may encounter some wild animals on the way.
Day 3: Sagana River camp 2980m - Thego campsite3750m
After breakfast your walk through the bamboo forest to the heath and moorland. The Thego River camp at 3750m is your next destination. Lunch en route.
Day 4: Thego campsite3750m - Mackinder's camp 4300m
Your climb continues through senicia and lobelia to Lake Hohnel where you stop for a lunch break enjoying the clear waters of the lake. The hike takes about 3 hours.Afteranother two hours you finally reach Mackinder’s Camp at 4300m in the Teleki Valley. Overnight at the Teleki Hut
Day 5: Mackinder's camp 4300m -4895m Point Lenana – Road Head 3300m
After an early morning breakfast at 2:00 am, the trek leads via a steep scree slope to the Austrian Hut at 4790m. Here there will be short break before the final ascent of point Lenana (4895m) via Lewis Glacier.. You descend on the northern side via Simba Cole to Break fast at Mintos camp 4300m for breakfast and then to Road Head Camp site (3300m)for lunch dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Road Head 3300m - Meru Mt Kenya Bandas campsite
After breakfast, walk for about 7km to Meru Mt Kenya bandas campsite where you will meet your transfer 4x4 vehicle to Chogoria town for lunch before proceeding to Nairobi having conquered the second highest mountain in Africa.
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Tour price Includes:-
- Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
- Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
- Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
- Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
- All park entrance fees to include government taxes
- Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook
- Start and finish Nairobi
- Treated water on the trek
Excluded in the price:
- Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears
- - Hotel accommodations in Nairobi before and after the trek
- International flights
- Visas to Kenya
- Items of personal nature
- Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary