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Mt.Kenya National Park

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About Mt.Kenya National Park

Mt. Kenya National Park is located to the east of the Great Rift Valley, about 175 km North-East of Nairobi. The ecosystem lies in Central and Eastern provinces of Kenya. At 5,199m the mountain is the second highest peak in Africa.

Animals found within the park include leopard, elephant, buffalo, black and white colobus monkey, Sykes monkeys, rock hyrax, giant forest hog, waterbuck, bushbuck, black rhino, genet cat, bush pig, hyena, bongo – a rare forest antelope and many others.

A famous activity is climbing the mountain itself. The mountain has three peaks; Point Lenana, Nelion and Batian peaks. There are four routes of ascent; The Burguret trail, Sirimon trail, Chogoria and Naro Moru trails, with Chogoria trail being the most scenic of other trails. A minimum of 5 days is recommended for the climb, 3 days for the ascent and 2 for the descent.

This activity is a memorable one and thus a must-do for the extreme adventure seeker.

WHAT TO DO

  • Guided forest walks
  • Trout fishing
  • Mountain climbs and treks
  • Tree-planting programme
  • Excursions to historical sites
  • Bird watching
  • Cave Exploration
  • Canoeing and Water rafting

Accommodation

Serena Mountain Lodge

Serena Mountain Lodge

Located at 2194 meters on the slopes of Mount Kenya, Serena Mountain Lodge is surrounded by a dense rainforest that comes alive at dusk with a myriad of sounds that make the African bush so special and exhilarating. The lodge boasts one of the most ..
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Safari Highlights

Mount Kenya National Park over a different experience and feel from all other parks in Kenya – a nice place to acclimatize, enjoy gentle activities and be pampered by great service and close views of primates, varied fauna and wildlife that come to the façade of Serena Mountain Lodge’s waterhole.

Serena Mountain Lodge is about 150 miles from Nairobi and offers a great stop over when travelling to the Northern parks of Samburu, Shaba, Buffalo Springs and Meru National Park.

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