6 DAYS CHOGORIA – NARUMORU OFF TRAIL

Day 1
Pick up from the Hotel at 8.00 am and drive towards the region of Chogoria, on the eastern side of  Mt Kenya. In the late afternoon. Then connect  your 4×4 and drive through the equatorial rain forest, this forest is the home of  elephant, cape buffalo, and leopard. We may also be fortunate  to see Columbus monkey on our walk, dinner/overnight at Meru  bandas 3000m.

Day 2,
After breakfast ,you will follow the trail as it leads through glades of montane forest to our private camp on the  shores of Lake Ellis. You will arrive at camp 11,800 feet in time for lunch. After short siesta in the afternoon, you will go for a short walk for acclimatization to Mugi  hill before returning to the camp overnight.

Day 3
The morning is spent traversing the eastern moorlands of Mt Kenya edge of the Nithi Gorge. You will have the picnic lunch overlooking this majestic gorge, above Vivien Falls(name )after Vivien De Watteville, swiss huntress turned naturalist).  In the afternoon, you will hike up the ridge of the Nithi to our private camp at Hall Tarns at 14,500 feet. The walking distance  take 6 hrs.

Day 4
An early start to reach point lenana 4,985m by the  midmorning, getting to the summit at 6.30 am for sunrise. Then traverse around the main peaks to American camp-superb view of the south East Face of the  mountain, dinner/overnight either Mackinders camp or  American  camp  4,400m.

Day 5
Final day on the mountain, descend through the Tereki Valley and famous vertical bog to Met Station, which normally takes 6 hrs, dinner/overnight at Met Station 3,050m.

 

Day 6,
After breakfast, descend for 2 hrs hike through the rain forest,9km to Naru-moru gate to connect your transport back  to Nairobi, arriving in the afternoon.

COST

1 Pax – $1500 per person

2 Pax – $1400 per person

3 Pax – $1200 per person

4 Pax – $1100 per person

6 Pax – $1050 per person

Includes
-All the park entrance fees.
-Camping fees where applicable.
-Guides/Porters.
-Mountain bandas.
-Meals on Full Board basis.

Excludes
– Hotel accommodation  in Nairobi

– Transport to and from Nairobi

– Climbing Equipment. Rucksack (must be provided for the porters by the clients, duffel bags are unacceptable)

– Mountain clothes/hiking boots/sleeping bags(for hire)

– Tips

– Extras of personal nature

– Drinks

– Medical and evacuation insurance.


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