Located about 175 Kilometers from Nairobi and 16.5 kilometers south of the equator, Mount Kenya National Park not only the largest in the country but also the second largest in Africa. A clean combo of unique landscapes and beautiful scenic views creates a thrilling feel of the African escapades. You can experience an amazing hike and take your adventures to the next level with the help of a guide.
The park can be accessed easily on Nanyuki-Isiolo road or Nyeri-Nanyuki road near Naro Moru. You can also get there by air, via Nanyuki using the Nanyuki Air Strip. This gigantic mountain lies in an area of 276.1miles2. It was established in 1949 to protect the natural beauty of Mount Kenya, the wildlife and the surrounding environment which is an important water catchment area supplying water in Kenya
Mount Kenya is characterized by rugged glacier-clad peaks which provide a beautiful backdrop. It has three major peaks namely; Batian which is the tallest at a height of 5,199meters, Nelion the second tallest at a height of 5,188 meters and Lenana the shortest at 4,985 meters. A unique combination of lakes, tarns, high altitude adapted plains, glaciers, mineral springs, pristine wilderness, game and alpine vegetation with 11 species of endemic plants, dense forest and a variety of rare and endangered species of animals. Animals you are likely to see includes; elephants, tree hyrax, white-tailed mongoose, waterbuck, Elands, mole rat, leopard, bongo and the giant forest hog. The park also boasts of over 130 species of birds. Discover an array of exciting activities to offer in this park such as camping, cave exploration, game viewing and mountain climbing.