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Mt Longonot is an extinct volcanic mountain raising from the floor of the great rift valley. The mountain has the largest caldera of all the mountains located in East and Central Africa. A hike up the mountain can be done by travelers of average fitness who are loooking for an exciting outdoor activity as a day trip from Nairobi. The trip to Mt Longonot is quite scenic as you drive down the winding roads with great view points where you see the great Rift valley.
Mt Longonot hiking tour is offred as a private day trip from Nairobi, admire the national park’ volcanic terrain of bubbling geysers and soaring rift valley cliffs during your hike. After your climb to the crater’s rim, you’ll relax with lunch, then decide if you still have energy to go round the rim of the Mountain or descent slowly as you enjoy the view. The full climb and descent takes up to four hours, and a good general standard of fitness is needed.
Mt Longonot hiking day tour
Day trip to Mt. Longonot National Park from Nairobi
Stop to admire the view over the Great African Rift Valley
Look out for Mt. Suswa and hot springs during a photo
Hike up the mountain and peer into the crater’s rim
Enjoy personalized attention from your own private guide
6am- Departure from the hotel in nairobi. You will picke by our 4×4 pop up Minivan and head to Mt longonot .
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved Minimum age is 18 years for Mt Longonot hiking day tour
Mt Longonot hiking day tour Not recommended for pregnant women
Mt Longonot hiking day tour Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
The distance from the bottom to the top is almost 2 miles (3km) .
If you go round the crater rim at the top, the distance is another 1.5miles (2km).
Dress code- Trousers are recommended, if you have to wear a dress then we suggest you have a long bikers,
The shoes need to be closed and light, no high heels, open shoes or heavy boots.
Personal food, drink and picnic lunch is allowed as there are sites on the trail available for breaks.
Please inform at time of booking if you will be bringing your lunch so that the guide can bring his lunch as well.
Vehicles used is per group size 1-3 people will be a saloon car, 4-6 people will be a safari tour van, and more than 8 will be a bus.