Mount Longonot Full Day Trip

Mount Longonot Full Day Trip
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$150
Duration: 1 to 6 hrs
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Description

Mount Longonot is one of the most attractive natural setting as a result of volcanic activities that happens centuries ago.It is  a dormant volcano located in the Kenyan Great Rift Valley in Naivasha Kenya.the mountain has unique flora and fauna as well as the crater at the top .your day shall involve  hiking activities from  parks gate  to the crater rim which takes approximately 5 hours depending in the number and time for  breaks,and the fitness for the hikers.the mountain has unique plant life  and you may be lucky to spot the animals in the bushes as you hike up or down.

Highlights.

  • Pick up from Nairobi
  • 4-5 hours hiking from gate to the crater lake
  • Game spotting
  • Drop-off in Nairobi.

Depart from Nairobi early in the morning for the safari being picked from the airport or hotel. Mount Longonot is a dormant volcano surrounded by unique natural forest, and a crater at its top. The mountain has lava canyons on its steep slopes and a circular caldera over a kilometer in diameter. It’s Located in the southwest overlooking Lake Naivasha in the Kenya’s Great Rift Valley and a perfect destination for trekkers, hikers. We advise the travelers to carry comfortable hiking shoes, sunscreen, light clothing drinking water and a hat in order to enjoy the safari. Enjoy the 3 hours ride along the Nairobi Nakuru highway. Stop over at the View Point for spectacular view of the Great Rift Valley beautiful landscape and its lakes.

 Arrive at the park ready for the mountain hiking which will take 4 hours round trip from the gate and round the crater rim. Carry picnic packed lunch to be taken on a lunch break during the hiking. Start the hiking from the park gate up to the crater rim; you shall be able to see the scenic view of the Rift Valley and Lake Naivasha across the land. Paths up the mountain are steep but with the comfortable hiking boots you shall be able to enjoy and be safe. The hiking will give you such a great experience from top at the crater.

The mount Longonot national park is home for many types of wild animals found within the thick forest so it not guaranteed to spot the; plain zebras, giraffes, African leopard and hartebeest.

Optional boat riding activity at Lake Naivasha where you will enjoy the boat ride from the lake to the Crescent Island. You will be able to spot the animals as they graze by the lakes shore as well as the greater and lesser flamingos.

 

Mount Longonot is one of the most attractive natural setting as a result of volcanic activities that happens centuries ago.It is  a dormant volcano located in the Kenyan Great Rift Valley in Naivasha Kenya.the mountain has unique flora and fauna as well as the crater at the top .your day shall involve  hiking activities from  parks gate  to the crater rim which takes approximately 5 hours depending in the number and time for  breaks,and the fitness for the hikers.the mountain has unique plant life  and you may be lucky to spot the animals in the bushes as you hike up or down.