Mount Longonot which is an extinct volcano rises from the floor of the Great Rift Valley showing off its unique feature of the thick forest that lies within the crater of the mountain. It also provides great 360 degrees scenic views of the beautiful Rift Valley all the way to Lake Naivasha and its environs. Some wildlife attractions can also be found there including; buffaloes, elands, lions, leopards, bushbucks, common zebra, giraffe and Grant’s gazelles.
An early start of the day which prompts a 7 am departure from westlands for a 2 hours drive to the Longonot KWS Gate. On payment at the gate, we will drop into the rift valley and go up 2776M up to the beautiful crater hill of ololongonot. 10kms up, round the rim and back down to the gate. A beautiful hike with spectacular views offering a glimpse of lake Naivasha and a 360 degrees of the rift valley.
Meet Point: Alliance Place, Westlands / Longonot KWS gate
How to Get There: https://bit.ly/3unTG8K
Hike Duration 4-5hours