This route is the fastest for trekkers summit Point Lenana (4985m). It can be ascended in only 4 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. At the roadhead is the Meteorological Station, to which it is possible to drive in the dry season. The route drops down into the Northern Naro Moru Valley to Mackinder’s Camp on the Peak Circuit Path

Day 1: Nairobi – NaruMoru

Leave Nairobi and head to NaruMoru where you will have your lunch, after lunch drive to the youth hostels for acclimatization and overnight there.

Day 2: NaruMoru – Met Station

After breakfast leave the hostel and drive to the main gate, start ascending through the rainforest through the vertical bog for 10km to the met station. Have dinner and overnight at Met Station.

Day 3: Met Station – Mackinders Hut

After breakfast, ascend further to the crest of the ridge overlooking Teleki Valley, after three to four hours of hiking, then camp at the Mackinders Hut.

Day 4: Mackinders Hut – Met Station

Wake up very early, at around 3am and attempt point Lenana (17058 ft) via Austrian Hut, after point Lenana, start descending back to Mackinders Hut for breakfast, then descend further down to Met Station for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Met Station – NaroMoru – Nairobi

After breakfast, finish descending the last bit of the mountain from Met station to the main gate at NaroMoru, drive to NaroMoru town to connect with your transport back to Nairobi where the tour ends.

Cost includes;

  • All transportation to/from the mountain
  • All Park fees.
  • All food while on the Mountain/safari.
  • Accommodation in mountain huts/ camping where applicable.
  • All guiding services
  • Porter support for the climb.
  • Pick up from the Airport
  • Services of our Professional Guide/Driver
  • All game drives

Not included;

  • Personal clothing and equipment
  • Tips and gratuities for guides and porter
  • Beverages while not on the mountain

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