Chogoria route is the most recommended route in mountkenya,olso the most magnificent route to the summit of mountkenya point lenana summit,mountkenya chogoria route is located on the wind ward side,and walk beside the gorges valley to lake michaelson on of the most beautiful valley,and very scenic,most varrying route,pictusque route view of the hall tarn,it is a comfortable hiking route,this route while climbing mountkenya,is generally a camping route on chogoria side,on the first night you will camp at mountkenya bandas,while you can acclimatize a few kilometers on chogoria forest on the first day.
Day 1: Nairobi- Mount Kenya Bandas (2,950m) 3hrs, 10km walk, 650m ascent.
Depart from Nairobi at 7 and drive through the rich highlands of mountkenya,reching the base town in chogoria for lunch.after purchasing the food and tents,proceed together with the porters,guide and cook,the drive will take 2 hours through the chogoria forest,after arriving at meru mountkenya bandas or camp,pitch the tent,and later have dinner and overnight in the camp 2950m
Day 2: Mount Kenya Bandas – Lake Ellis Campsite ( 3,600m) 3hrs, 9km, 700m ascent.
Wake up for breakfast at meru mountkenya bandas campsite,then follow the path at the giant heather and forest to the road head camp 3300m,where by you divert through the stream branching road head and the lake ellis stream on to nithi falls,after a short picture break proceed to lake ellis camp,through the mugi hills whereby if you climb up you will be able to see the giant billiard table,and nithi river.time used will be 3-4 hrs.
Day 3:Lake ellis camp- Minto`s Camp. ( 4,200m) 4 hrs, 12km, 600m ascent.
An early start,hiking through the track following a ridge up on the mountain in 3hrs you will have done an altitude of 4100m whereby you join the normally used track to chogoria route,in this altitude you will have a very gorgeus,scenic and breathtaking views of of the lakes and ithanguni hill.a further 1 hour hike will lead you to mintos hut 4200m where you will spend the rest of the day visiting lake michaelson later have an overnight at the mintos camp.
Day 4: Minto`s – Pt Lenana ( 4,985m)- Mintos) or optional sirimon route
you will wake up after midnight at 2:30,to attempt to the main mountain peak point lenana to arrive at 6:30am, for the sunrise from your climb at the top.there will be a photographic opotunity followed by a 1 hour descend to either sirimon side or back to the same route chogoria route.breakfast will be at 4200m at mintos hut,mountkenya chogoria route has become the most attractive route to climb on,it is the most scenic route with most numbers of clients deciding on the mountkenya chogoria route,it has the most attractive site and lakes such as lake michaelson,lake halis and lake ellis,mountkenya choria route has the most eye atractive water falls such as nithi falls and vivian falls,big number of tourists are trekking the route because it has got some activities of fishing activity
NB:optional you can either decide to descend down to sirimon route or back to the same route.
Day 5: Meru mountkenya Bandas – Chogoria town – Nairobi. 3 hrs, 10km walk
After breakfast, set on morning journey to Chogoria town. vehicles are provided but by your request and discussing with the guide. From Chogoria transport is provided back to Nairobi, arriving late afternoon
Included in the price
All transportation to/from the mountain (private)
All Park fees.
All food while on the Mountain.
Accommodation in mountain huts/ camping where applicable.
All guiding services
Porter support for the climb.
Personal clothing and equipment
Tips and gratuities for guides and porters
Beverages while not on the mountain

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