Mount Longonot Hike Details
The Mt Longonot National Park in the Great Rift Valley, which is approximately 73 kilometers from Nairobi. The mountain has the best views of the crater while at its peak. Mount Longonot is an adventurous scenic National Park and a popular destination for hikers and fair trail climbers. As you ascend, you’ll have a great panoramic view of the Rift Valley Escarpments and a chance to see a variety of wildlife.
Don’t forget Longonot mountain also place you at an advantage space to appreciate fresh breeze from the rift valley lakes system. Moreover, Mount Longonot is a stratovolcano rising over Lake Naivasha hence commanding great lake views. An enormous caldera lies at its base, and the mountain contains several lava caves on its steep slopes. Make your way around the caldera. The view from the caldera of Mt. Longonot is breathtaking.
Mount Longonot is one of the most popular trekking sites in Kenya. ‘ You may take a break from Nairobi’s hustle and bustle by trekking up Mt. Longonot. The Great Rift Valley will be visible along the journey. During the hike, take advantage of the opportunity to see tiny creatures and birds and the beautiful scenery. And as you hike, there are several antelopes, including giraffes, warthogs, and zebras to look out for while hiking.
As our driver traverse you from Nairobi to Mount Longonot, you’ll pass numerous lookout places on the escarpment. Mount Longonot, on the other hand, has something for everyone. It takes between 2 hours to climb and 45 minutes to trek up to the crater rim of Mt Longonot, Nonetheless, the amount of time we spend on the hike depends on our speed and stamina. You’ll need a walking stick for the first 3 kilometers or so of the hike since there are steep steps up the first half of the trail.
Mount Longonot, an extinct volcano, rises like a monolith from the Great Rift Valley bottom. Within the mountain’s crater, a dense forest stands out. The lip of the crater offers stunning views of the Rift Valley, which extends to Lake Naivasha. How else would you love to explore, see and feel the Great Rift Valley? It is great in its great name and experience.
Mount Longonot Day Trip Hiking Tour Requirements:
Major wildlife attractions at Mount Longonot include:
Booking & Preparation
Upon confirmation of your booking for Mt. Longonot hike, we will prepare you for the hiking day. We will send to you a muscle preparation guide to help you prepare the muscles for the hike. This preparation help us in enjoying the hike since we will concentrate the energies to the experience rather than struggle to move.
Mount Longonot Hike & Lunch
We’ll begin our journey in Nairobi early in the morning at 5:30 am with a pickup from the hotel or in the CBD. En-route to the Rift Valley, we will have a stopover session for a brief about the Rift valley and the escapement at the rift valley view point. This opportunity introduces you to the mountain from a distance and enables you to capture early picture of the great icon, the rift. Soon after arrival at the gate, we will have a briefing, loading and checking out for the great experience. We will hike through, enjoy each step, go round the crater to kilele ngamia, the highest point in Mt. Longonot. Soon after we will enjoy the captions and descend to our starting point. At around 1:30 pm, the trip will conclude with a delicious lunch at the Mount Longonot point zero. This is where you will share light moments, pictures and see to appreciate the experience. Soon after lunch and relaxation. We will then travel back to Nairobi, where the hike will conclude.
Skeleton 1 Day Mt. Longonot Hike
|5:30 am||Nairobi Pick-up (Hotel/CBD) & Departure||Boarding|
|6:00 am||Checking out||Briefing & departure|
|6:45 am||Rift valley stopover||Rift valley view and photography|
|7:15 am||Gate arrival and warming up.
Ascending hike, adventure, bird watching, wildlife spotting
|Ascending views & Wild animals viewing
Photography & Scenic views
|9:30 am||Peak arrival
|Cooling breeze and crater view
Panoramic view & relaxation
|10:30 am||Hiking round the crater||Wildlife and nature touch|
|11:30 am||Descending the mountain
|Descending captions and wildlife spotting|
|12:30 pm||Lunch||Social games and photo sharing|
|2:00 pm||Debriefing & departure for Nairobi||Traversing|
|3:00 pm||Nairobi Drop off (Hotel/CBD)||Hugs & cheers!|
We are here to help you enjoy adventure with your little saving. Your little saving can take you to the top of the rift valley. Why live so calm while the trails are calling. Let’s take you there!
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