Mount Kenya Hiking safari via Chogoria Route – 6 Days Mt Kenya Safari; enjoy a hike to the second tallest mountain in East Africa with varying vegetation and exciting views and sights. Below is a detailed itinerary.
Mount Kenya Hiking Itinerary
Day1: Transfer to Mount Kenya
It is assumed that you will be departing Nairobi after breakfast and then head for mount Kenya hiking safari. After picking the porters, you’ll move into the Mountain Kenya forest and drive up to the Park Gate at 2,850m. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 2: Trekking/hiking
Today you will begin trekking/hiking up the mountain via Lake Ellis. You will have your lunch on the banks of the stream and then proceed to the camp at about 3,600m. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 3: Minto Hut
Wake up to the cold mount Kenya and enjoy a hot cup of tea before embarking on the trek up to Minto’s Hut where you will reach in good time to have lunch, relax, have dinner and spend a night at Minto hut.
Day 4: Kami hut
Have breakfast and then proceed passing through lower Simba Tarn and onto Kami Hut where lunch lunch will be served. On this day, you will camp at the Nanyuki Tarn where you will also spend the night.
Day 5: Two Tarn hut
Wake up early and sip a hot cup of tea before heading out for the Two Tarn Hut before reaching the Point Lenana. You will then descend via Kami Hut and Mackinder Valley. The night will be spent at the Sirimon, which is about 4 hours from the peak.
Day 6: Nairobi
Having completed your mount Kenya hiking safari, breakfast will be served early and drive to Nairobi where you’ll arrive early afternoon, have lunch and later transfer to the airport for your flight back home with a feeling of accomplishment and rejuvenation!