Mt Longonot day tour safari is a one day trip to Mt Longonot park located only 60km from Nairobi. Mt Longonot Day Tour day tour is one of the favorite places to go for hiking or mountain climbing from Nairobi city. Longonot park day trip is available any day.
Rising to 2700m above sea level (and also 750m above the nearby landscape), Mount Longonot day trip hiking delivers trekkers with an interesting and inspiring hike culminating into one of the best and exciting views in Kenya! Tug on those hiking boots, carry sunscreen and hit the road in exploring one of the Kenya’s least visited conservation parks.
There are a number of viewpoints on the highway to this mountain which have become popular stopovers for the motorists drawn by the splendor of this outstanding view.The entire mountain is a National Park within the jurisdiction of Kenya Wildlife Services.
The park is home to a number of wild games, most of which harbor in the thick forest covering the crater floor. Spotting the animals (wildlife) is not guaranteed.Mount Longonot hiking route descriptionHiking on this mountain takes approximately 2 hours from the Park Gate to reach the rim of the crater rim and descent back to the gate. The hike going round the crater rim would mean another two hours, thus the total hike takes approximately 4 hours for the round trip.
You might want to include a visit to Lake Naivasha for a sunset boat ride to see hippos before return to Nairobi.The path up the mountain slope is pretty steep and can get slippery at some points. Thus, hikers need to be reasonably fit to take part on this hike. The magnificent views from the crater rim itself are however worth every painful step and the effort. This day hiking is of moderate difficulty with steep climbing.
Terrain has fine dust, with loose gravel in some areas of the hike.You should bring with you comfortable hiking shoes, light clothing, extra drinking water, snacks and picnic lunch for this Mount Longonot day trip hiking tour.
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