Mount Kenya National Park

Climbing to 5,199 meters, Mount Kenya is the second tallest mountain in Africa.

MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK

Destination Overview

The scenery surrounding this designated World Heritage Site is breath-taking. It is pristine wilderness with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forest, mineral springs and a selection of rare and endangered species of animals, high altitude adapted plains game and unique montane and alpine vegetation. Visitors can enjoy mountain climbing, camping and caving with the mountain’s rugged glacier-clad peaks providing the perfect backdrop.

Where to find Mount Kenya National Park

Basic Facts, Attractions

Mt. Kenya is an imposing extinct volcano dominating the landscape of the Kenyan Highlands, East of the Rift Valley.

  • Altitude: 11,000 - 17,058 Ft
  • Area: 715 Sq. Kms.
  • Distance from Nairobi: 175 Kms.
  • Opened December 1949

Attractions

  • Excellent Game viewing
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Fantastic Scenery: Lakes, Tarns, Glaciers & Peaks
  • Rare Birds & Animals
  • Natural Mineral Springs
  • Mountain Forest with High Altitude Plains Game

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