Mt. Kenya is located 175 kilometers, North-East of Nairobi and it is the 2nd highest mountain in Africa with 5,199 m after Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. It is the largest water source for about 50% of the country’s population. Mount Kenya has unique and beautiful landscapes characterised by afro-alpine moorlands, diverse forests and a rugged glacier-clad summit. Some of the things to look out for while climbing Mt. Kenya is the small lakes, glaciers, a variety of geological matter, forest, mineral springs, rare and endangered animal species, wildlife adapted to the high altitude climate, montane and alpine vegetation. Wildlife found there includes elephants, bush buck, water buck, elands, and white-tailed mongoose. On a lucky day, one can see leopard, rhino and the giant forest hog. Birds are also present here with over 130 species having been recorded.
Activities: Game viewing, camping, trekking, mountaineering, bird watching, photography, and filming