6 Days Chogoria Route Down Naro Moru route
Distance: 75 km | Difficulty: Demanding | Start/Finish: Nairobi
6-day hiking Chogoria and Naro Moru Route
This 6-day Chogoria – Naro Moru route trekking expedition is by far the most scenic and interesting route to reach the trekking peak at Lenana Point (Pt Lenana). The first night is at the Meru Mount Kenya Lodge (Mt Kenya Bandas) grounds with camping. There is an option to stay at the Meru Mount Kenya Lodge or Bandas at an additional cost.
Chogoria route trekking starts from the Eastern side of the mountain. It takes in tropical forests, bamboo forest, and the moorland. The Mount Kenya hiking route offers accommodation in camping for all the nights. Descent is via Naro Moru route to overnight at Met Station. Also, descending is possible via Sirimon route / Shipton’s Camp with an overnight at Old Moses Camp. Breakfast would be at Shipton camp 4200m before onward hike down through Mackinders Valley.
Some of the scenic spots that makes this route to be the most interesting include Nithi Falls, Lake Ellis, Nithi River, Gorges Valley, Lake Michaelson, giant billiard table and the hall tarns.