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Mt. Longonot


The picturesque slated slopes of Mount Longonot presents consummate allure for nature lovers from across the globe. Standing over the shores of Lake Naivasha, at 2886 metres Mount Longonot is an extinct volcano with crater forest, Scenic Landscape and picturesque view of Lake Naivasha and the Great Rift Valley.

The adventurous hike through the slopes is characterized by herds of grazing wildlife as spectacular views of the Rift Valley and Naivasha unfold below. Its vast crater is an awesome sight, the serrated rim surrounding a broad stretch of vegetation. Geothermal steam dribbles upwards from the walls, while buffalo and other ungulates blissfully traverse the crater floor.

The ecosystem mainly comprises of the mountain and the magnificent crater. On the sides of the mountain are V-shaped valleys and ridges with little vegetation; however a thick forest occurs within the crater. The activity options include; Hiking, Rock Climbing, Biking, Walking and quaint photography

The park is also a paradise for birds of prey.

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