Mount Longonot Hiking – Day Hike
We now take you to the highest point of the Great Rift Valley to give you an opportunity to experience themarvelous and flxeible wild of Kenya. Mt Longonot is simply under 2780m (9100ft) above ocean level with a tree-filled inside and a forlorn steam vent to the northeast. This mountain trekk is a perfect day trip from either Nairobi or Naivasha.
Rising from the floor of the Great Rift Valley like a monolith is the extinct volcano of Mount Longonot. A unique feature is the thick forest that lies within the crater of the mountain. The crater rim also provides great scenic views across the beautiful Rift Valley all the way to Lake Naivasha. Major wildlife attractions at Mount Longonot include buffaloes, elands, lion, leopard, bushbucks, common zebra, giraffe and Grant’s gazelles.
Jungle Beach Safaris will make the hiking day look like this;
07:30 am: Pick from hotel in Nairobi
09:00am: Arrival at Mount Longonot National Park Gate for registration
09:30am: Start the hike
13:30pm: Descend and transfer for lunch
15:00pm: Start journey back to Nairobi
16:30pm: 17:00pm: Drop off at hotel
Not Included in the price of the hiking: Accommodation, Personal insurance, visas, items of a personal nature, tips, drinks.
What to bring: Day pack, camera, sunhat, enough drinking water, waterproof clothing, sunscreen, hiking boots, walking poles (optional) and warm fleece.
The outing withdraws Nairobi at 7.30am and the adventure takes give or take 1. 1/2 hours. Your begin the climb at 2.150m and, in the same way as all great tough climbs, it will calm you into an incorrect conviction that all is well with the world with a moderate delicate climb to the first slope. This provides for you an opportunity to get your lungs and appendages arranged for the second segment which, as we would see it, is generally great. Toward the end of every area there is a rest point where you can set yourself up for the following piece of your excursion.
Notwithstanding setting off right on time to evade the high temperature of the sun, when you achieve the end of the second area you will have unquestionably created your own hotness. This climb is not a simple trek yet is achievable by individuals of sensibly great wellness. When you have completed the second segment, you are on the edge of the pit. There is an alternate break of marginally less requesting territory, before making the last get on the fourth area. This again is a requesting area, however not as requesting as the second. As you hurl yourself over the edge of the hole you are remunerated with the great sight of Naivasha and the Great Rift Valley and an inclination that it was all advantageous.
Note: Before making this ascension you will need to adjust at 6000 feet. A diversion officer goes hand in hand with you on the trek as your aide. As there are wild creatures in the range, the extent is furnished. The entire trek is just around 8–9 km long yet exceptionally steep, to such an extent that the round excursion from park entryway to the Longonot Peak and back again takes around 5 hours of climb