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6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari Chogoria Route

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Availability : 2019 - 2020
Min Age : 15
Max People : 30

6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari Chogoria and out Naro Moru route. Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet). 6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari via Chogoria Route – enjoy a hike to the second tallest mountain in East Africa with varying vegetation and exciting views and sights. Mount Kenya Trekking Safari Chogoria route is the most recommended and undeniably the most magnificent ascent route to the summit at Point Lenana Peak, 4985m.

If you are an adventurous traveler, then you should consider going to Climb Mount Kenya Chogoria Route which is the most difficult and yet scenic route to reach pt lenana. Climbing mt Kenya to reach the top at Lenana Peak is an achievement but again a grueling task for the novice climber of mountains in Kenya.

Summary and reviews of Chogoria route

Of the mountains in Kenya, Mt Kenya is located on the windward side up the mountain and the walk beside the Gorges Valley truly spectacular – magnificent views of the Hall Tarn. This 5-day hiking allows you a comfortable hiking pace, giving you time to ascend the peak in a safe pace while acclimatizing to avoid altitude sickness. Descent is recommended through Sirimon route Mount Kenya or the  Naro Moru route which takes you through Mackinders Valley and some of the beautiful forest tracks.

6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari Chogoria route is entirely on camping except on the last night which is at Old Moses Camp (Hut), aka Judmier Camp on Sirimon routes. Accommodation on this Chogoria route hike of Mount Kenya is 3 nights in high altitude camping tents, fully provided with tents, mattresses and food and one night in the mountain hut. On the first night, you will camp at the Meru Bandas followed by road head camp.

6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari Chogoria Route trek highlights
  • Trekking through the most stunning route on Mount Kenya
  • The charming Gorges Valley with great scenic views of Lake Michaelson
  • A visit to The Nithi Falls on Mt. Kenya hike
  • Camping on the beautiful Lake Ellis
  • Hiking on Chogoria route dotted with tarns and stunning wilderness environment.
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At the center of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), only point Lenana can be reached by trekkers and the other two being only for technical climbers.

Departure & Return Location

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

8:00 am

Price Includes

  • Transport from Nairobi To Chgoria
  • 5 Nights Hotel Accomodation
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Guide Service Fee
  • Driver Service Fee
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Room Service Fees


  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect on a 6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari
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This route offers a unique experience and surveys two of the major valleys of Mt. Kenya. The Sirimon route up passes through rolling hillsides covered with unique high elevation vegetation.  At this high elevation Mount Kenya climbing enthusiasts have a fine view of the scenery of forest moorland and the sight of glaciers at the equator is quite spectacular. As you trek on Mount Kenya you will meet with Columbus monkey, elephant or buffalo. This walk on Mount Kenya takes you up the mountain via the Sirimon route with unforgettable scenes of the diverse vegetation. You will also touch ice and snow on the equator!

Experienced guide with over 5 years minimum,equipped guides-Trained in First aid.

  • Tents and Sleeping mats
  • Gloves, Sun glasses,
  • Sleeping bag
  • Warm Jacket
  • Heavy boots
  • Rain suits,
6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari - Itinerary
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Day 1of the 6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari: Nairobi- Chogoria

We depart Nairobi from the airport or your hotel and head to Chogoria town arriving in time for lunch at the Transit Motel. The journey takes 3 to 3.5 hours. Afternoon will be spent walking around the town for acclimatization. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel

Day 2of the 6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari: Chogoria - Meru Mount Kenya Lodge (Bandas)

Mount Kenya After breakfast we take 4×4 Jeeps and drive for 11 Km halfway to the lodge where we start our trek through the dense bamboo forest for distance of 11 km up to the Bandas for lunch. Afternoon will be spent walking around the lodge with a view of beautiful sceneries. Dinner and overnight at the Meru Mount Kenya Bandas.(accommodation at Bandas is of single beds. Hot shower and bone fire self-catering bandas).

Day 3of the 6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari: Meru Mount Kenya Bandas to Mintos Hut

After breakfast leave the lodge for Mintos Hut for a distance of 15 km. Uphill having our lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at Mintos Campsite.

Day 4of the 6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari: Mintos to Summit – Mackinders

After per-dawn breakfast we leave the campsite at 2.00 am. For the summit arriving at 6.30 am for sunrise, Kilimanjaro and the coast line Views. After 10 to 15 minutes of photography we descend via Austrian Hut to Mackinder’s Camp for breakfast hence spend the whole day enjoying beautiful views. Dinner and overnight at Mackinder’s Camp

Day 5of the 6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari: Point Lenana-Chogoria

Departing early in the morning, proceed through Lewis Glacier to Point Lenana (4985m) arriving in the morning. After the sunrise, descend down to Mintos Hut for full breakfast. Later descend along the famous Gorges Valley to Chogoria campsite. Dinner and overnight will be provided.

Day 6of the 6 Days Mount Kenya Trekking Safari: Chogoria- Nairobi

After breakfast, set on morning journey to Chogoria (32km). 4WD vehicles are provided but during the bad weather, climbers have to walk some distance as vehicles may not reach the bandas. From Chogoria transport is provided back to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon.


Transport from Nairobi To Chgoria Transit hotel by Motel private Transport
Accommodation at Transit Motel Hotel
Complimentary at chogoria on the first day
Accommodation at Mount Kenya Bandas Single Beds.
4 x4 transfer on Chogoria route
3 Meals per day while trekking
5 Days Mount Kenya trek4 Nights accommodation while trekkingTransport from Naro Moru gate to Nairobi by private Transport
All government park fees
English/French Speaking Guide
Chief Mountain Guide and one Assistant Guide(Group)
English Speaking Porters and cooks
Mt Kenya Certificate after successful summit challenge


Personal items and toiletries
Tips for guides, porters and cook (this is a guide to tipping on the mountain
Tipping on Kilimanjaro from the trekking group (not per climber):
International airfares and departure taxes
All items of person nature such as telephone call, fax, email etc
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
Laundry services
Visa and International flight tickets fees.

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