4 Days: Narumoru Route
Climbing Mt Kenya via this route and down the same, is the most fastest to point lenana. Though the route is short, it is not most scenic and you’ll experience vertical bog along the wide Teleki valley.
Day 1; Nairobi – Narumoru Gate – Met station [3300 m]
Leave Nairobi in the morning driving toward the northern side of Kenya reaching Narumoru town, meet the rest of your climbing crew [ porters], have lunch and continue driving till Mount Kenya Narumoru gate. Check in the park and start trekking to first camp, Met station for 10 kms.
Day 2; Met Station – Mackinders camp [4300 m]
After having your breakfast, leave the camp trekking over vertical bogs and moorland vegetation reaching to Mackinders camp along the Teleki valley in 4-5 hrs. Lunch would have been packed for you. Dinner and Overnight at the camp.
Day 3; Mackinders Camp – Summit [4985 m ] – Met Station
At 0200 hrs, wake up and have a simple breakfast start hiking along Teleki valley and climb a steep ascent passing Austrian hut and then to point Lenana to catch up with sunrise. Once at the summit, take some few photos and start heading down back to Mackinders camp for full breakfast. Afterwards continue down along Teleki valley back to Met Station for dinner and overnight.
Day 4; Met Station – Narumoru gate – Nairobi
After having breakfast ,leave the camp and trek down via bamboo and tropical forests reaching Narumoru gate in about 2 hrs. Check out of the park gate, board your vehicle driving back to Nairobi or onward destination.