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Address: Mount Kenya National Park 10400, Kenya
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Went on a trekking trip to Mount Kenya. Stayed inside the national park for 4 days, trekking all the way to the top of Mount Kenya's third highest peak (at 4895 m) and back. Away... read more

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Went on a trekking trip to Mount Kenya. Stayed inside the national park for 4 days, trekking all the way to the top of Mount Kenya's third highest peak (at 4895 m) and back. Away from cars, mobiles, pollution - modern civilization as we know it, with constantly changing ever magnificent landscapes, the national park is an experience to be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the 4 day Sirimon - Chogoria route with gotomountkenya.com and can't recommend this company highly enough. I did this trip by myself and gotomountkenya specialise in private tours so I ended up doing the 4 day hike with the most competent crew. Josephat was my amazing guide who was a lovely, knowledgeable and friendly guy and we had... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 6 days fantastic trip Timau route all the way to the top 4985m point Lenana. Timau is the best route for the first time hiker

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did the 4 day trip up Sirimon and down via Chogoria route. Our guides were great (Josephat and Sammy). They kept us going at a great pace and were very knowledgeable about everything we asked. The team of porters and cooks always made sure we had everything we needed. You really finish the hike in 3 days and the last... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used Equitorial Star Adventures and Safaris for our trek and they were fantastic. Between the two of us we had 3 porters, 1 chef and 1 guide. They were extremely friendly and helpful and our guide Benson was fantastic. He knew a great deal about the local area and wildlife and nature and was the perfect companion on our... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We climbed Mount Kenya last January - fantastic scenery & a great experience. A few big lodges will do the full package for you, at a price, but it really isn't that difficult (and a lot better value) to organise it yourself - we used the Mount Kenya Guides & Porters Safari Club (they have a fb page) who were... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hike, very interesting and fun. We were 2 people and we found a great guide named Paul. Paul took care of everything we needed throughout the hike. I highly recommend both the hike and the guide Paul. No need to worry about food or anything, you just come. Paul even gave us some equipment which we didn't have.

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I spent an awesome time climbing Mount Kenya with John Mukuruma. He's an excellent guide, always smiling. He also adapts the climb to everyone level of fitness. The views were breathtaking. Contact fb: John Mukuruma.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently returned from 7 weeks in east Africa. Part of my amazing adventure included a 5-day trek up Mount Kenya via the scenic Chogoria route. The glacial scenery was stunning and the alpine flora unique. Our group from Australia used MK Snow Tours and Travel. The trip was professionally organised by Mark from start to finish. He and the... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Within the proximity of the the Equator, you can traverse the different vegetation zones and reach the glaciated mountain peaks. World class rock climbing to Batian(5,199m) and Nelion(5,188m). Point lenana(4,985m) is the the trekkers paradise with the highest Via Feratta in the world.

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