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1 Day Mount Longonot tour

Mount Longonot is a dormant strato volcano which is believed to have last erupted during the 1860s. The name Mount Longonot is derived from the Maasai word ‘oloongonot’ which means ‘a mountain of many spurs or steep ridges’. Mount Longonot National Park is only 52 square km, and most of it covered by the mountain. The park is famous for hiking and mountain climbing.

Mt.longonot hike day trip itinerary

Depart Nairobi for Mt Longonot National Park going through the eastern escarpment of the rift valley system. You will make a scheduled stop at the view point on the side of the escarpment to enjoy the view of the Rift valley floor .You can actually see the volcanic Mt Suswa and Mt Longonot from this high place with their evergreen craters and the undulating green rift valley floor. The view from here is just amazing. Drop into the rift valley and arrive at the Mt Longonot national park for your Hike up to the crater. The hike requires medium physical fitness and you will climb through the gulley’s that dot the sides of this mountain. You will hire a guide in the main gate and you can make some rest stops at the designated places on the trek. You will get to the rim of the crater and look into the awesome crater below. If you have the strength for it, you can go round the rim of the crater. Afterwards you will descend from the Longonot Mountain have lunch relax for a few minutes then proceed to lake naivasha to take photos with the beautiful birds and wild animals providing the background, optional boat ride around the lake and later depart to Nairobi where the trip ends.

The Price Includes:

  • Transport based on a Tour Van/car depending on the group size.
  • tour driver
  • Drivers allowance.
  • Mt longonot entrance fees.

Price exclude

  • Meals
  • Tips
  • Other items of personal use
  • Hiking guide


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