5-7days Mount Kenya trekking

Parent Category: Mountain Trekking Category: Mount Kenya Hits: 1210

Tour code OAT0052MTK
Tour duration: 7DAYS
ROUTE: ascend Sirimon descend Naro moru
Tour can be customize to 5days

Day 1: Arrive Nairobi
On arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, our Tour Representative will meet and greet and assist you with your baggage to board your vehicle. Transfer to Hotel Boulevard for dinner and overnight on HB.

Day 2: Nairobi- Naro Moru
Leave Nairobi for Naro Moru town and drive on to Mountain Rock Lodge (Bantu) for lunch. After lunch spend rest of the day and night acclimatizing. Afternoon will also be used for organizing any gear you may require for the trek with dinner and overnight at the Lodge on FB.

Day 3: Naro Moru- Old Moses Camp
After breakfast, drive to the Sirimon Gate where the climbing starts. Walk through the rain forest for 9 Kms (4 hours walk – lunch enroute) to the first Mountain Hut, Old Moses Camp which is 3,300m above sea level. This hike is very essential for acclimatization and quite educative as far as the vegetation is concerned. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 4: Old Moses Camp- Shipton Camp
After breakfast at Old Moses, continue climbing via Mackinder’s Valley to Shipton Hut (4,200m) in an average hiking time of 6 ½ hours with lunch enroute. Dinner and overnight at the camp.

Day 5: Shipton Hut – Point Lenana – Mackinder’s Camp
Wake up early in the morning at 2.30am and climb to point Lenana, 4,985m (17,058ft). On a clear day, we should be able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro in the South, Mt. Elgon to the West and Indian Ocean to the East. After point Lenana we descend down to Mackinder’s Camp for main breakfast and soon after descend to Met Station Camp for lunch.

Day 6: Mackinder’s Camp – Met Station - Mountain Rock Lodge
After breakfast, descend to Met Station in roughly 3 hours. Continue descending the last bit of the mountain to Naro Moru Main Gate for lunch. Take a transfer vehicle at the gate for a short drive to Naro Moru town and on to Mountain Rock Lodge for a hot shower, dinner and overnight on FB.

Day 7: Naro Moru – Nairobi.
After breakfast, proceed to Nairobi and on to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home.

End of Services

Price Includes:
Transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Arusha, Transfer from Arusha base hotel to the mountain, Marangu Route trek as itinerary depicts, Full board accommodation whilst on the trek, Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner, Accommodations at SG Resort on First and Last day, Accommodation in dome tents on the mountain as per the itinerary, All park entrance fees to include government taxes, Service of an English speaking professional Mountain guide on the mountain, porters and skilled cook, All services begin and end at Kilimanjaro Airport as per the itinerary, Treated water and boiled water on the trek, Return airport transfers from/to Kilimanjaro Airport

-Tips, laundry, sleeping bags, drinks and climbing gears, Flying doctors Medical evacuation, International flights and taxes, Visas to Tanzania, Items of a personal nature and any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary.