5 Days Mt Kenya Chogoria Side Trekking

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  • 5 Days Mt Kenya Chogoria Side Trekking

Itinerary

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DAY1: NAIROBI – CHOGORIA

Leave Nairobi at 9.00am with a shared shuttle van for 4 hours drive to Chogoria town for lunch, dinner and overnight at Transist hotel. Chogoria is the best place for first day acclimatization since this town is located at the base of Mt Kenya. Spend the whole of afternoon by trekking around tea and cofee farms . Chogoria a very attractive place as it is ever green.

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DAY 2: CHOGORIA– CHOGORIA GATE 2950m – ROADHEAD 3300m

At 8:30am after breakfast, drive to Chogoria gate together with mountain crew through dense forest of indigenous trees like Podo trees, Douglass fire, Cinder, pine e.t.c and then to canopy of bamboo and finally to Heath part where trekking will start. After lunch trek to roadhead campsite a distance of 7 km where you will camp. After arriving and prepare the camp you will visit the fascinating Nithi fall and Nithi caves if time and weather permits. Roadhead campsite is located at a very nice place where you can spot sunrise clearly and l highest peaks of Mt Kenya. Dinner and overnight in the tent at the campsite.

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DAY3: ROADHEAD – TEMPLE CAVE OF LAKE MICHAELSON

After breakfask leave to temple caves of Lake Michaelson. This is abit challing trek but one of the most beautiful point in this mountain since it is located deep in the gorge. Lunch,dinner and overnight stay here.

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DAY 4 TEMPLE CAVE – CHOGORIA GATE

After breaktast and enjoying the morning view of the gorge,lake and nearest higher peaks, you will descend down back to Chogoria gate for the last night in the mountain. This is where you had lunch on second day and in the evening here you can see wild animals like Hyenas, Buffaloes,Elephants and water back.

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DAY 5: CHOGORIA GATE – NAIROBI

After breakfast at 6:00 am, you will walk down for a distance of 5 km through dense bamboo forest to Vailonyi where you will meet a transfer vehicle to Chogoria town where you will connect with a shuttle van back to Nairobi where your tour ends.

Tour inclusions

  • JKIA Airport – hotel pick up
  • Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary
  • Park and reserve entry fees
  • Services of a driver/guide
  • Drinking water
  • Game drives as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Allowances for a driver/guide
  • Transportation by a 4wd vehicle with pop up roof for game viewing

Tour Exclusions

  • Tips
  • Items of personal nature
  • Visa
  • Medical insurance
  • Flights
  • All expenses of personal nature (e.g. drinks, laundry, optional activities, souvenirs etc.)
  • Drinks and any other item not specified above.

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