4 Days Mount Kenya Classic

This route skips the acclimatisation with the ascent final ascent on day three and continuation to Old Moses camp before returning to Nairobi (or your chosen pickup point) on Day 4.

Day 1 We pick you up at your accomodation in Nairobi (or other location) and then drive you to Naro Moru town. We then proceed to the park gate where we register. By this time the elevation is 2400 m (7900 ft). We then begin the hike through 8 km (5 mi) of beautiful rainforest. We arrive at Met station (3050 m or 10200 ft), have dinner and overnight in the hut.

Day 2 – After an early breakfast, we hike and get into a steep bog and walk through Teleki valley, named after the Hungarian explorer Samuel Teleki. After a 6-7 hour hike, we arrive at Mackinders camp (4200 m = 14000 ft) where we have lunch and rest. Later we will have dinner and overnight in the hut.

Day 3 – In order to summit point Lenana (4985 m = 16355 ft) in time for sunrise, we get up 2 am. Yes, 2 am. This is not for whimps. Then we walk for 4 hrs through a long scree and summit at dawn. You will be treated to and incredible view of beatiful peaks, tarn lakes, glaciers and valleys. We then descend to Met Station for dinner and an over night at the hut.

Day 4 – We descend to park Gate, and meet with our transfer car back to Nairobi. If you prefer we could arrange for you to stay overnight at Naro Moru River lodge before returning to Nairobi.