Day 1 : Nairobi/Chogoria : Leave Nairobi at 8am to Chogoria town for lunch and afternoon leisure walk in the town to acclimatize. Dinner and overnight at Chogoria Transit Motel, 2000m.
Day 2 : Chogoria/Mount Meru Bandas – 5-6hrs, 32km, 950m ascent: A long day along dirt road through the forest although the conditions under foot aren’t strenuous. You may opt to use a 4×4 to reach the bandas as sometimes the road is impassable, 2950m. Dinner and overnight at Mt. Meru Bandas, B, L, D.
Day 3 :Chogoria Bandas/Mintos Hut – 6-7 hrs, 21km, 1,280m ascent :After breakfast follow the track through giant heather and forest up to Chogoria road head from where the path drops to cross a stream then follows the broad ridge to the east of the gorges valley to reach Mintos Hut, 4200m. Dinner and overnight at Mintos Hut, B, L, D.
Day 4: Mintos/Point Lenana/Met Station – 11-12 hrs, 29km, 785m ascent/1985m descent: Leave at 2am towards the main peaks and divide after an hour, above a flat green area at the head of the valley known as temple fields, arriving at point Lenana at 6:30am. Take photographs, descend to Mackinders for breakfast and continue down to Met Station at 3000m for dinner and overnight rest, B,L,D.
Day 5: Met Station/Naromoru/Nairobi – 3hrs, 9km, 400m descent : After breakfast, descend through the rainforest which is 9km to Naromoru Park Gate at 2,600m where you will connect with your transport back to Nairobi, B,L.
NOTE: Alternatively If you spend a night at Mackinders Camp and you will go to Met Station and lastly descend for a transfer back to Nairobi. This however will require an extra day (6 days) to complete.
Included in the price: 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,-Service of an English speaking professional guide, porters and skilled cook, treated water on the trek, and on completion, successful climb Certificate.
Excluded: Laundry, sleeping bags, beverages/Drinks, accommodation before the trek and climbing gears, International flights, Visas to Kenya, Items of personal nature, any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary