The morning is spent organising and sorting equipment for your trek. After lunch at the Lodge (this is an extra charge for those not on full-board the previous night) you are driven to the Timau roadhead where you will begin your trek up Mount Kenya from the north. Overnight is in high altitude mountain tents at the Timau roadhead.
You hike across beautiful northern moorland of Mount Kenya with its unique flora, possibly seeing some of the wildlife, which wander up these northern slopes – zebra, eland, etc. Camp near the Western Marania River.
Continue your trek over rolling moorland country to camp at the headwaters of the Kathita East drainage.
Hike up to the spectacular Hall Tarns where the beautiful rock formation, known as the Temple, stands guard over Lake Michaelson, 1,000 feet below.
Penetrate the defences of the Temple and descend to Lake Michaelson. Truly a trekkers paradise.
An early start to ensure a successful summit bid for your main objective Point Lenana at 16,355 feet. Descend to MacKinders Camp on the Naro Moru Track.
Descend the mountain via the Naro Moru Track completing a fine circuit of Mount Kenya. Then drive to Nairobi.
Price From: US$ 8 75per person sharing.Minimum 2 people-Guaranteed departures
Prices to includes:
All hut or camping fees for the climb
Mountain rescue fees
Guides, assistant guides porter and cook, including their salaries
All meals on the mountain including eating utensils
Camping equipment on (tents, mattress)
The prices quoted above DO NOT include:
Items of personal nature
Tips for guides and porters
Travel and visa documents
Optional travel insurance