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EXPLORE LONGONOT, 1 DAY HIKE

Created with Sketch. Longonot National Park
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Duration

1 day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

50 people

Languages

English, Kiswahili

Overview

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.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1 Hiking session
  • Wildlife view
  • Road trip

Itinerary

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The Hike

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

Included/Excluded

  • Services of a professional guide
  • Scheduled Activity fees
  • Transfer from Nairobi and back
  • All park entrance fees to include government taxes
  • Clean treated water during the tour. Please carry a refillable water bottle
  • International flights
  • Visas to Kenya
  • Hotel accommodations in Nairobi before and after the trek
  • Activities not listed in the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature
  • Sleeping bags
  • Laundry
  • Beverages / Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and gratuity
  • Any other extras not detailed in the above itinerary

Durations

Full day (7+ hours)

Languages

English
Kiswahili

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Longonot National Park

FAQs

Trip Difficulty Rating
Easy - Moderate
Meals and Accommodation
Meals:
Water will be provided on refillable water bottles
Please bring with you enough snacks and hydration drinks as well

Accommodation Type:
None
Crew and Transport
Trip Staff:
Explore Tour leader
Driver (s)

Transport Type:
Private Tour Van / Mini van
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Extras
  • Non Resident Gate fee(Ksh2,000)

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