Mt Longonot Day Hike Tour in Kenya

Hike in Kenya –Mt Longonot Height, Location, Size, Length and Gate Entrance Fee

Mt Longonot national park day safari is 90km from Nairobi to the North West. The Longonot park is located on the floor of the Great Rift Valley and is such a sight with its towering peak at 2776m.

The mountain top has a 500m deep crater filled with green vegetation and its 3km wide. The Mt Longonot hike distance from the gate to the rim and back is about 12 km in length and takes about 3-5hrs depending on your fitness.

The Longonot day climb is a mixture of steep slopes and dusty valleys with a few rest stops with great panoramic views to the bottom of the mountain. The proximity of the mt Longonot to Nairobi and the relatively cheaper park entry fees makes this park a favorite among many people looking for a getaway day trip from their hotels in Nairobi.

A 1 day Longonot national park hike tour includes a guided climb of the mountain, a picnic packed lunch and an afternoon boat ride in lake Naivasha to see the hippos and the birds like pelicans, herons, storks, jacana, African fish eagle, crested cranes among many others