This is by far the most scenic and interesting route. It takes in both tropical forests and moorland.
Transfer from Nairobi to Chogoria to our base hotel. Rest and acclimatise for the remainder of the day.
Transfer to park gate dinner and overnight at the gate.
We ascend to Minto’s hut at 4300m that is situated on a plateau overlooking Lake Michaelson 300m below. There are spectacular views of the summits from here.
The trail continues to Austrian hut via tooth col which is situated between several rock towers. Overnight at Austrian hut.
An early morning start to attempt the summit of point Lenana, which is only about one hour from Austrian hut. We will descend to Chogoria park gate for the night.
An early morning (after breakfast) 15km walk through the rain forests and bamboo zones to our vehicle to transfer to Nairobi.