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3 Days Nature tour itinerary for Mount Kenya & Nairobi: Attempt To Summit Lenana Peak

Mount Kenya, Nairobi

Mountaineering
Mountaineering Tour
Nature
Nature Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour

Head into a pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forest, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals, high altitude adapted plains game and unique montane and alpine vegetation, and try to reach the third highest summit of Mount Kenya.

DAY 01

Nairobi - Mt.Kenya national park- Naromoru gate.

  • Depart Nairobi at 0800hrs and drive to Mount Kenya region. A 3-hour drive to Naromoru where you meet the Kenya trekking guide for a briefing and sorting of the equipment.

  • Then, proceed to Naromoru park-gate on Naromoru route where you start the trek. The guide sets a leisurely pace for a relaxing trek up on the mountain. The trek helps you acclimatize and enjoy seeing fascinating vegetation zones of an equatorial mountain and the associated rich animal and birdlife.

  • Packed Lunch is provided en-route.

  • Reach the Met station in 3 hours, where you spend the night in the Mountain log cabins. A good day for acclimatization for you will be sleeping at an altitude of 3,050m.

  • Take a short hike in the afternoon to gain and lose altitude.

Camp: Met. Station- 3,080m/ 10,000ft.

Accommodation facility: Mountain huts.

Trekking time: 3 hours.

Distance: 9 km.

Rating: Medium.

Altitude gained: 400m.

DAY 02

met. station to mackinders camp/teleki lodge

  • After breakfast, hike up past the forest line to moorland zone covered by tussock glass and heathers zone.

  • Pass the Teleki valley to the crest of the ridge from which vantage point you have a splendid view of the main peaks. Packed lunch is provided en-route.

  • Proceed on for 2 hours to get to Teleki lodge for dinner and overnight in a hut.

Camp: Teleki lodge- 4,200m/ 14,200ft.

Accommodation facility: Mountain huts.

Trekking time: 6- 7 hours.

Distance: 11 km.

Rating: High.

Altitude gained: 1,200 m.

DAY 03

teleki lodge to summit point lenana

A pre-dawn start at 0400hrs is made to ensure a successful summit bid and in time for a clear view of the majestic scenery after sunrise.

  • With the help of the guide, ascend to the third highest peak ( point Lenana -4985 m, 4- 5 hr). At the peak on a clear day, you can see the Uhuru peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro.

  • Enjoy a few minutes for celebration and photos then descend down through the Austrian to Teleki lodge for breakfast and rest.

  • Proceed to hike down for 5 hours through the moorland to arrive for lunch at the Met Station. 

  • The vehicles will be waiting to transfer you back to Nairobi to arrive late evening (approximately 8 p.m.)
    Optional stay at a local hotel at Nanyuki or Naromoru. 

Peak: Point Lenana, 4985m/ 16355ft

Camp: Met. Station- 3,080m/ 10,000ft.

Accommodation facility: Mountain huts.

Trekking time: 13 hours (With breaks).

Distance: 16 km.

Rating: High.

Altitude gained: 700m.

  • 780 USD Per Adult , 600 USD Per Child (* Minimum 2 pax )
  • Pickup and drop off at Nairobi hotel to Mount Kenya,

  • Park entry fees,

  • Full board up on the mountain.

  • Accommodation in mountain huts,

  • Kenya trekking Guides, Cook and Porters.

  • All personal trekking gears, (Can be hired - book in advance)

  • Gear are; Sleeping bags (winter), trekking boots, rain jacket, rain trousers, warm clothes, socks, wool hat, sunglasses, headlamp, rucksack, day pack.

  • Drinks, gratuities, extras while on safari.

  • Carry trail snacks, energy bars, camera, and spare batteries. 

Mount Kenya, Nairobi

Mountaineering
Mountaineering Tour
Nature
Nature Tour
Trekking
Trekking Tour
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Contributed By

Ken Mburu

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