Mt Kenya is the ultimate hiking and climbing destination in Kenya. Of the three main hiking routes, Chogoria route is arguably the most scenic and spectacular ascent route to Mt Kenya. This two day adventure will take you through the most scenic attractions including the magnificent Lake Ellis, Nithi river, gorges valley, Nithi falls . For those who do not plan to summit the high peaks, this is your chance to tour and explore this magnificent spectacle
NB- Its moderate trek designed for less experienced hikers who would like to explore the beauty of Mt Kenya.
CHARGES (Group Rate)
580$- Non Residents
Guarantee price/guarantee trek on confirmation
Transfer to and from the base of the mountain
Full board accommodation whilst on the trek.
Meal plan as detailed: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner
Accommodations in camps/huts as per the itinerary
All park entrance fees to include government taxes
Services of a professional guide, porters and skilled cook
Treated water on the trek.
Start and finish Nairobi
Training cost and purchase of mountain gear
Emergency evacuation cover USD. 24.00 from Amref
Meals outside the mountain
Other Items not mentioned above
Accommodation before/after the trek
Items of personal nature
WHAT TO CARRY/REQUIREMENTS
Balaclava – bochori
3 Thermal tops
Wind jacket / Down jacket
2 Trousers (quick dry and light)
Hard Shell Summit pants
3 Thermal bottoms
Gloves (woollen and waterproof)
Thick socks (synthetic or wool – 4 to 5 pairs)
Hiking boots (water proof, strong, light – a size big enough to allow multiple layers of socks)
Sandals or slippers (after the hike and for allowing your feet to relax)
Porter’s bag (having all your gear and carried for you by the porter)
Day pack (the climber’s bag having all requirements the climber needs)
Water bottle (2 litres preferably)
Hot Water Bottle – to keep warm at night
Head torch & extra batteries
Toiletries (include wet wipes, since bathing is difficult due to low temperatures)
Hiking pole / walking stick
Energy sweets and snacks
-A positive Outdoor Attitude 🙂
Payments to be made via MPESA till no 809744.Mpesa>>Lipa na mpesa>>Buy goods and services>
The pickup point is at Bata Shop near Hilton hotel at exactly 5:30 am.
TRIP ITINERARY DAY 1- Nairobi- Chogoria Bandas
– Pickup from Nairobi
– Departure from Nairobi
– Arrive at Chogoria Bandas
-Heavy snacks prepared by the chef is served shortly after arrival
-start a hike to Lake ellies(Camp)
– Take a short walk to familiarize ourselves with the surroundings
– Return to campsite,
– Supper is served.
– Retire for sleep at own convenient time.
DAY 2 Lake Ellis- Lake Machaelson
– Start hike to Lake Machaelson
-Lunch & overnight at mintos
DAY 3 Mintons- Nithi falls- Bandas
-Breakfast & Lunch at Road head
-Visit River Nithi and Nithi falls.
-Return to bandas
Day 4 Bandas to Nairobi
-Pack and Depart to Nairobi
-Arrival in Nairobi.
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