6 Day Mount Kenya Naromoru Route Climb

Combines the two most scenic routes of Mount Kenya. Ascent is on the dry side of mountain which offers some of the finest walking. Climb up through forest into a wide ridge approach to the summit area. The route starts on the northwest side of the mountain near Nanyuki. Access is adequate and the bunk house facilities are the best on this side of the mountain.

Destination Group size 2-4 persons Group size 4-6 persons Group size 6-8* persons
Family Safari Price starts-$1850-pp Price starts-$1650-pp Price starts-$1450-pp

The above prices should be used as a guide only. Real pricing will be based on family group size and itinerary desires.
6-day-mount-kenya-naromoru-route-climbDay 1: Nairobi – Mt Kenya Bandas (2,900m) 3hrs, 10km walk, 950m ascent
You will be picked up from your hotel, Airport or Residential house in the morning as early as 0730am. Then depart Nairobi at 0800hrs, driving through agricultural country up to Chogoria town for lunch. After lunch, we take 4×4 and drive up to the edge of the bamboo forest where we start our trekking through the dense bamboo forest for a distance of 10 km to the Mount Kenya Bandas.
Dinner and overnight at the Bandas: full board.
Day 2: Chogoria Mount Meru Bandas – 4hrs, 16km walk, 950m ascent
Pick up from 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 the Bandas: full board.
Day 3: Mount Meru Bandas – Road Head Camp, 3hrs, 9km, 350m ascent
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.
Dinner and overnight at Road Head Camp: full board.
Day 4: Road Head – Mintos Hut – 4 hrs, 12km
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: full board.
Day 5: Mintos – Point Lenana – Met Station – 11-12 hrs, 29km, 785m ascent – 1985m descent
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.
Dinner and overnight at Met Station: full board.
Day 6: Met Station – Naromoru – Nairobi – 3hrs, 9km, 400m descent
After breakfast, descend through the rain forest which is 9km to Naromoru Park Gate at 2,600m where you will connect with your transport back to Nairobi, arriving at approximately 3pm.
Price Includes:
1: One senior and assistant Guide
2: Porters
3: Cook
4: All Park entrance fees
5: Accommodation based on full board while in the mountain( breakfast, Lunch and dinner)
6: Camping fees
7: Drinking water
8: Vegetarian Food
9: Transfer to and fro Nairobi – Mt Kenya – Nairobi
Price Excludes:
1. Soft drinks
2.Tips for the cook, Guide and porters.

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