7 Days Chogoria Traverse

7 Days Chogoria Traverse

7 Days

What to bring on trekking either Kilimanjaro or Mt.Kenya?

  • Waterproof rucksack with day pack
  • Sleeping bag (covering at least 3 seasons)
  • Roll mats and insulation pads
  • Comfortable hiking boots, light walking trainers thongs (flip – flops)
  • Gaiters (useful when encountering snow)
  • Wooden walking stick / ski pole
  • Sunglasses or snow, goggles, sun hat, balaclava or woolen hat
  • Warm scarf, gloves, mittens and thermal underwear
  • Sweaters / jumpers, anorak / raincoat, water and windproof pants, jackets, t-shirt, several pairs of socks
  • Long sleeved shirt with collar, small towel, toiletries and toilet paper
  • Sunscreen and lip salve
  • First aid kit and insect repellent
  • Flash light (head mounted preferable) and spare batteries
  • Water bottle
  • Whistle, some plastic bags


We offer a 7 Days Chogoria Traverse- a breathtaking adventure through Kenya’s stunning landscapes. Book now for an unforgettable journey!


Day 1 :

Depart from the Naro Moru River Lodge at 10.00am after sorting all the equipment; the journey goes through to Meru Town a rich coffee growing area before finally arriving at Chogoria, then up to the forest gate and for overnight camping. This is a distance of 200km. from the Lodge.

Day 2 :

After breakfast walk up to Bairuni clearing (2,370m) about 04 hours of trekking and overnight.

Day 3 :

Walk up to gate cliffs through Uramandi hut, near Mt. Kenya Forest Lodge (about 2,940 m.) and overnight. (walking time 05-06 hours).

Day 4 :

Trek up a bit steep areas through Mugi hills to get to Lake Ellis at 3,460m. Dinner and overnight. (walking time 05 hours)

Day 5 :

Hike along Hinde Valley to the Hall Tarns/Mintos Hut overnight 4,300m. (walking time 06 hours).

Day 6 :

The climax of the expedition is to ascend Pt. Lenana 4,985m via Simba Col, Lake Harris, Kobe Peak and to Mackinders Camp for overnight in our Teleki Lodge 4,150 m. (02 hrs walk).

Day 7 :

After breakfast descend through Naro Moru route- vertical bog to Met. Station, for transfer back to Naro Moru River Lodge (03 – 04 hours walk. Lunch extra cost at Naro Moru River Lodge.

Price Includes

  • Transport From Nairobi and Back
  • Park Fees
  • All meals while trekking
  • Guides
  • Cooks
  • Porters
  • Accommodation while in the mountain in bandas
  • Drinking Water

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7 Days Chogoria Traverse