Day 1; Arrival, in Nairobi
Welcome to Kenya! When you arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport our representative will warmly greet you. Transfer you to your hotel in Nairobi. There you’ll have a climb briefing and spend the night.
Day 2; Nairobi to Met Station
Leave Nairobi and head towards the Naro Moru gate of Mount Kenya National Park. Once park formalities are completed begin on a hike through bamboo and rainforest until you reach Met Station (3,050m) where you’ll stay overnight. This 3 4 hour trek offers opportunities to spot monkeys, elephants and a variety of bird species.
Day 3; Met Station to Mackinder’s Camp
After breakfast continue your hike up the moorland. Navigate the bog until you reach the beautiful Teleki Valley. From there enjoy views of the peaks as you trek for approximately 6 7 hours before reaching Mackinders Camp (4,200m) where you’ll spend the night.
Day 4; Mackinders Camp to Point Lenana then descend to Met Station
begin on an early morning ascent towards Point Lenana (4,985m). If weather permits witness an awe inspiring sunrise, over the plains.
Afterwards we will make our way down, to Mackinders Camp for a breakfast. Then we’ll continue our descent to Met Station (3,050m) where we can relax and enjoy a dinner before spending the night.
On Day 5 we will head through the rainforest as we descend towards the Naro Moru Gate. At the gate our transfer vehicle will be waiting to take us to Nairobi. This marks the end of our Mount Kenya adventure. If time allows before your departure you may have the chance to explore the city or do some souvenir shopping before heading to the airport for your tour.
Please keep in mind that acclimatization success varies from person to person and this itinerary should not be underestimated in terms of difficulty. It is best suited for individuals, with a level of fitness and some prior trekking experience.