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5 Days Trekking tour itinerary for Nairobi & Mount Kenya: Hike To Point Lenana Through Chogoria Route

Nairobi, Mount Kenya

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Hike to Point Lenana Through Chogoria Route

Trekking Trail

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Take the most magnificent ascent route to Point Lenana, which offers a truly spectacular view of Mount Kenya. Enjoy a comfortable hiking pace through some beautiful forest tracks during this remarkably diverse trek.

DAY 01

Nairobi-judmier camp

  • Head to Nanyuki town from Nairobi to have lunch with our Nairobi tour guide.

  • Proceed to Sirimon gate (2,440 m), which is one of the many entry points into Mount Kenya National Park.

  • Take the track that winds uphill through the forest until you reach a vast expanse of uncultivated land.

  • Stop at Judmier Camp (3,300 m) for dinner and an overnight stay.

Duration of the trek: 3-4 hours.

DAY 02

Judmier Camp-Shipton Camp

Follow the uphill track forking left at the junction.

Cross Ontulili river and go contouring through the Moorland.

Cross Liki North and continue uphill to Mackinders valley. Witness the panoramic views of the main peaks from here.

Arrive at Shipton Camp (4,200 m) for dinner and an overnight stay.

Duration of the trek: 6-7 hours

Distance covered: 17 km.

Ascent: 900 m.





DAY 03

Shipton Camp-acclimatisation day

  • Spend the day acclimatizing or walk to Kami Hut and down to Hauseberg lakes if you want. 

  • Return to Shipton camp for dinner and stay.

DAY 04

Shiptons-Mount Meru Bandas

  • Pass a steep stony quarry that cuts through a cliff, clearing the visible part towards lower Hall Tarns.

  • Reach the arriving point Lenana.

  • Descend to Mintos hut for breakfast.

  • Then proceed further down to Mount Meru Bandas (2,950 m) for dinner and stay.

Shipton to Lenana: 3.5 hours.

DAY 05

Chogoria-Nairobi

  • Have breakfast and walk for two hours till you reach a forest clearance.

  • Catch a transfer vehicle to Chogoria village.

  • Take another transfer vehicle from the village to Nairobi.

  • 650 USD Per Adult
  • Return transfer Nairobi-Nanyuki/Chogoria-Nairobi.

  • 3 meals per day while trekking.

  • 5 days Mt. Kenya trek.

  • 4 nights accommodation while trekking. 

  • 2 transfers from Nanyuki/Chogoria-park gate-return.

  • All government park fees.

  • 4x4 transport on the Chogoria route.

  • English-speaking mountain guides and porters.

  • Two-man tent.

  • Gloves.

  • Sunglasses.

  • Sleeping Bags.

  • Raincoats and rain trousers.

  • Hats.

  • Warm jacket.

  • Scarf.

  • Heavy boots.

Price is exclusive of first and last night accommodation in Nairobi.

Nairobi, Mount Kenya

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