Mount Kenya National Park
Mount Kenya is t he second highest mountain in Africa standing at (5199m). Fewer people climb here than Kilimanjaro, but those who do, often rate it as a more interesting climb. The area around Mt Kenya is somewhere easy to visit, where you can relax and enjoy the landscape and scenery. Alternatively, if you’re in reasonable health and ready for a challenge, why not enjoy the satisfaction of climbing to the top of this magnificent mountain.
LOCATION & LANDSCAPE
It’s has tremendously varied zones of vegetation and scenery as you climb; from the acacia studied plains, lush moorlands, moving up to a barren alpine zone covered in snow and finally the craggy summit. Its toughness and beauty have gripped the imagination of adventurers for more than a century. Even for climbers with experience in mountaineering, Mount Kenya offers a challenge and a natural beauty that is difficult to beat.
There are different options of climbing Mt. Kenya ranging from a quick one day stroll, to an intensive 5 or 6 day climb. Whether you’re a nature admirer just wanting a leisurely day exploring the lower forest of the Mt.Kenya slopes or a more ambitious adventurer, who wishes to summit Pt. Lenana it really is up to you. Because the mountain is so large, and offers such a diversity of trekking and climbing routes, there may be a need for a special itinerary that you require, which we shall be happy to help you with.
WHERE TO STAY
Of course, you don’t have to climb Mount Kenya to enjoy the area around it. There are some wonderful places to stay nearby where you can relax and enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery.