Mount Longonot, Maai Mahiu

#6 of 17 in Nature in Rift Valley Province
Centered on a dormant volcano, Mount Longonot protects the peak's unique ecosystem. A marked trail leads visitors through the wilderness area, with many spots providing scenic views across the mountainous landscape. A tour with a professional ranger can enhance your experience, as a guide can take you to sites ideal for spotting buffalos, zebras, elephants, and giraffes. Add Mount Longonot and other attractions to your Maai Mahiu trip itinerary using our Maai Mahiu trip planner .
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  • My girlfriend and I climbed Longonot with our guide Dan and our game driver Mohamed. Our experience was wonderful. We loved seeing the wildlife and the viewpoints along the climb. The distance from th...  more »
  • We reached Mt. Longonot national park using a boda from Longonot town.Their entry fee is steep for foreigners, but it is a good one-day hike. We are fit, but do not hike too frequently. With the sun, ...  more »
  • One of the best experience for mountain climbers. Has steep slope and once you get to the top which is about 2500m above sea level. The tough ones would dare walk round the rim which is about 7.5km.
  • Mt.Longonot makes for a great hike. Certainly not easy especially as you approach the crater rim but the views from up there are amazing. The crater itself is beautiful!it is such a beautiful place to get away,have some fun with family and friends,the activities are so great such as going round the mount and reaching to the peak summit wow so breath taking and unforgettable experience
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