East Africa Safaris Tours Packages 2022/23

6 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Tour

Mt Kenya Naro Moru – Chogoria Route, Mount Kenya Climbing, Mount Kenya climbing tour (Naromoru Combined Chogoria Route – Mount Kenya Trek, Chogoria Route, Hiking Naro Moru Route

Mt Kenya is the ultimate hiking and climbing destination in Kenya. It is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa at 5199m above sea level (asl), and features ice-capped peaks, outlandish glacial valleys, an array of crystal-clear glacial lakes (Tarns), and a myriad of other attractions.

The Gorges Valley is a major feature on the Chogoria Route. This route leads from Chogoria town up to the peaks circuit. The 32 km (20 miles) from the forest gate to the park gate are often done by vehicle, but it is also possible to walk.

There is much wildlife in the forest, with safari ant columns crossing the track, monkeys in the trees, and the potential for seeing elephants, buffalo, and leopards.

This route is taken by many of the trekkers who try to reach Point Lenana. It can be ascended in only 3 days and has bunkhouses at each camp so a tent is not necessary. The terrain is usually good, although one section is called the Vertical Bog.

The track starts in Naro Moru town and heads past the Park Headquarters up the ridge between the Northern and Southern Naro Moru Rivers.)

Detailed 6 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Tour

Day 1: Nairobi – Met Station

3-4 hrs 10km 400m ascent transfer to Narumoru park Gate for registration and Where the hike starts, 2600m from the gate; keep to the park track, which follows the crest of a board ridge between the northern and the southern Naromoru valleys.

The going is easy and it’s a pleasant walking through the forest. About two thirds of the way after the bridge there are good views to the left north down into the northern Naromoru valley. The trek ends at Met station 3,000m, dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Met Station – Mackinders Camp

5-6 HRS, 10FM, 1200M ascent Head uphill on. The track to pass the radio must on your right after about half an hour. The trek runs into a path and after another 30 minutes, you will reach the end of the forest belt and enter the moorland.

This is the vertical bog conditions range from damp to glutinous depending on when it last rained. Continue through until the going improves and you reach a fork overlooking Teleki valley and finally Mackinder s camp, 4,200m. Dinner and overnight at Mackinders camp.

Day 3: Mackinders Camp – Austrian Hut

After breakfast depart from Mackinders camp to Austrian hut alt 4700m. Dinner and overnight at the hut

Day 4: Austrian Hut – Peak Circuit

After breakfast hike up point Lenana alt 4985m, then have a peak circuit. Lunch dinner and overnight at Austrian camp.

Day 5: Climb Batian Peak – Meru Mt Kenya Bandas

Attempt Batian {5199m} back to Nelion and abseil down to the base and Austrian hut for lunch proceed down to Meru MT Kenya Bandas. Dinner and overnight at the camp

Day 6: Meru Mt Kenya Bandas – Nairobi

Descend 2hrs,15km to forest clearance to catch 4×4 transfer vehicle to Chogoria village where You will connect with your transfer vehicle back to Nairobi Prices include:

Safari Highlights

Day 1: Nairobi – Met Station

Day 2: Met Station – Mackinders Camp

Day 3: Mackinders Camp – Austrian Hut

Day 4: Austrian Hut – Peak Circuit

Day 5: Climb Batian Peak – Meru Mt Kenya Bandas

Day 6: Meru Mt Kenya Bandas – Nairobi

Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Park entrance fee
  • Full board accommodation on the mountain in tents or huts
  • Service of our English speaking mountain guide
  • Return transport to the mountain
  • Any applicable taxes
  • Potters
  • All mountain rescue fees


  • International flight
  • Sleeping bag where applicable
  • Visa entry into Kenya or Tanzania
  • Tips to /cook’s porters and guides
  • All your climbing gears

End of the 6 Days Mount Kenya Climbing Tour


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