Mount Longonot Day Trip


Mt Longonot National Park is located 90km from Nairobi city on the floor of the Great Rift Valley.

The mt Longonot national park is a popular park for hiking and mountain climbing that takes less than 3-4hrs to climb/hike up and down. It is one of the best adventure day trips from Nairobi.

Longonot national park is easy to get to and has the best sightseeing opportunities and one can look inside the mountain crater.

Mount Longonot Day Trip

Private Hiking Day Trip to Mt. Longonot from Nairobi

Overview Hike your way up Mt. Longonot on a private day trip from Nairobi, and admire the national park’s volcanic terrain of bubbling geysers and soaring rift valley cliffs.

After your climb to the crater’s rim, you’ll relax with a lakeside lunch, then hop on a boat for a cruise around Lake Naivasha, looking for hippos and eagles as you go.

The full climb and descent takes up to four hours, and a good general standard of fitness is needed.

Stop to admire the view over the Great African Rift Valley Look out for Mt. Suswa and hot springs during a photo stop Savor a lakeside lunch, then cruise around Lake Naivasha Enjoy personalized attention from your own private guide

Longonot Day Hiking and trekking

Mount Longonot hiking and trekking to the highest point of the Great Rift Valley will provide for you the opportunity to experience the flexibility and marvelous wild of East Africa, and still be home in time for supper.

Mt Longonot is simply under 2780m (9100ft) above ocean level with a tree-filled inside and forlorn steam vent to the northeast.

A move up Mount Longonot is a perfect day trip from either Nairobi or Naivasha.

It is a wonderful acclimatization and fitness hiking for those looking to go Mount Kenya climbing, which is Kenya’s official highest snow-peak at 5199m and located along the Equator.

Mt Longonot hiking outing departing from Nairobi at 7.30am and the adventure takes give or take 1 and a half hours.

You 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 to Mount Longonot day trekking.

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.

Day Trip to Mt. Longonot from Nairobi.

Note: Before making Mount Longonot hike 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.

Mount Longonot Day Trip

Trekking / hiking Itinerary:

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.

Included in the Longonot hike price: Transport to/from Nairobi, all entry fees, guide and lunch.

Not Included in the price of the hiking: Accommodation, Personal insurance, visas, items of a personal nature, tips, drinks.

What to bring on Longonot day trekking: Day pack, camera, sunhat, enough drinking water,

waterproof clothing, sunscreen, hiking boots, walking poles (optional) and warm fleece.