1 Day Mt. Kenya Hiking Trip Excursion from Nairobi
Mount Kenya Climb 1 Day Hike – Climb the highest mountain in Kenya located inside Mount Kenya National Park. Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. Mount Kenya straddles the equator about 193 km North-East of Nairobi and can be reached by road through Embu/Meru road to Chogoria town, Nanyuki-Isiolo road via Sirimon Track or Nyeri-Nanyuki road near Naro Moru. Mount Kenya can also be accessed by air through Nanyuki Airport – the closest commercial airstrip. The drive from Nairobi to Mt. Kenya is approximately 3½ hours
Enjoy a full-day hiking trip on the second-highest mountain in Africa – Mt Kenya from Nairobi. Take the famous Naro Moru route (6 hours) up to the Meteorological Station and back, catching sight of animals and birds and marveling at the scenic beauty around you. The tour departs Nairobi at 0600 Hours to arrive at the Mt Kenya National Park Naro Moru Gate at 0900 Hours. Begin the hike in the company of your guide
Mount Kenya Climb 1 Day Hike Tour is designed for guests who have limited time and who are not interested in reaching any of the summits. This safari is tailored to those who are interested in seeing the fascinating vegetation zones of an equatorial mountain and the associated rich animal and bird life.
There are 5 main routes to the peak
Sirimon: Sirimon route, is the most popular ascent as the altitude gain is nice and steady and it offers one of the most beautiful approaches to the peaks. Allow a minimum of 2 nights to peak when ascending, although we recommend spending an extra night at the last camp (Shipton’s) on the way up.
Burguret: If you want to avoid crowds then Burguret is the best route. You’ll be hacking through pristine rainforest on this little-used route, overnighting at wilderness campsites. Going up this route is challenging, it is little more than a game track in places, often muddy and rough underfoot.
Burguret is usually combined with a Chogoria or Sirimon descent. Allow a minimum of 3 nights before peak when ascending
Naro Moru: Naro-Moru is the most popular descent route, fast and easy (at least on the way down!). Naro Moru passes through the notorious vertical bog section which gets very waterlogged in the rainy seasons. The vegetation is at its most striking on this route. It can be descended in one very long day, usually done in two days and one night.
Chogoria: If you have more time then choose dramatic Chogoria over Naro Moru for the descent. The Chogoria route passes by tarns, waterfalls, and an incredible gorge. Allow two or three days for your descent.
Timau: Timau is little used nowadays, there is a little forest on this side of the mountain and no facilities, just lots of wide-open country. Mount Kenya Climb One Day hike is for visitors who would be spending the night before in lodges, hotels, and hostels in the Mount Kenya region or from Nairobi. The trip offers a drive to the park entrance and a hike to view plants, animals, and scenery.
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