Naro Moru Route Description
The Naro Moru route is the fastest and therefore also the most popular route onto the mountain, being used by many of the tour and outfitting companies guiding clients up to Point Lenana.
The Naro Moru routes steepness and direct approach to the peak makes it more challenging to acclimatise on than others, however the itinerary offers plenty of time for a safe and successful ascent/descent.
The Naro Moru route also features the legendary “Vertical Bog”, a steep quagmire of wet moorland that can be extremely taxing and unpleasant after rains.
Itinerary – Naro Moru Route
You will be met in Nairobi (either at the airport or your chosen hotel) and will be transferred to the Naro Moru gate 2400m. Trek to Met Station 3050m (3hrs for overnight camp)
Hike to MacKinders Camp 4200m for overnight camp (5-6hrs). You will have time to enjoy the area with its wildlife and flora.
Pre-dawn attempt on Pt Lenana 4985m and descend via MacKinders camp for overnight at Met station (6-7hrs)
Complete descent via Naro Moru forest to meet with your vehicle and return to Nairobi
Prices for the Naro Moru Route
|1 person US$ 1100|
|2 persons US$ 817|
|3 persons US$ 755|
|4 persons US$ 745|
|5 persons US$ 740|
|6 persons US$ 720|
|7 persons US$ 705|
|8 persons US$ 695|
- Extra Days on Naro Moru Route US$110 per person per day
To see what is included/not included in the cost and for Tipping guidelines please see check our PDF
General Information: Mount Kenya
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