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Naromoru Classic Trek


                            Trekking Mount Kenya via Naro Moru is breathtaking and inspiring. This because the route is considered the fastest route to point Lenana. It is also the most popular route although not the most scenic. This classical route takes you through the notoriously treacherous vertical bog and into the extensive Teleki Valley. An overnight acclimatization at the base of the mountain is highly recommended for all the climbing expeditions

Day 1: Nairobi - Naro Moru
After breakfast, depart Nairobi for Naro Moru town where you will spend the night at the Youth Hostel for acclimatisation. It is also the ideal place for sorting out and organizing any gear you may require to hike up the mountain. Naro Moru is 2,000m above sea level.

Day 2: Naro Moru - Met Station
After breakfast, drive to the Naro Moru Park Gate and hike a distance of 9 km in an average hiking time of 4 hours. Rest of the day at leisure continuing with the gradual process of acclimatisation. Dinner and overnight at the hut, 3,000m above sea level.

Day 3: Met Station - Mackinders
After breakfast, hike up the Teleki valley to Mackinder’s camp where there is a spectacular view of the main peaks. The walking time will be approximately five hours. Meals and overnight at the hut, at an altitude of 4,200m.

Day 4: Mackinders - Point Lenana - Mackinders
You will wake up to a pre-down attempt of Point Lenana. An early start ensures a successful summit bid and weather permitting, for a clear view of the majestic summits scenery. Point Lenana stands at 4,985m above sea level. Descend to Mackinders camp for dinner and overnight at the hut , having conquered Mt. Kenya

Day 5: Mt. Kenya - Nairobi
After breakfast, descend down to Met Station and on to the park gate in 3 to 4 hours time. Drive to Naro Moru town for lunch then return to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.

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