Literally Longonot is referred to as a mountain with many summits is this mountain where the national park sits on which is situated on the great rift valley of Kenya located south east of Lake Naivasha the last eruption is said to have occurred in the mid1860s. Mountain Longonot National Park is characterized by crater lakes and volcanic ranges, Mount Longonot national park derives its names from a local Maa language from the word Oloonong ‘ot, meaning “Mountain of many Spurs” or “steep ridges”
Mount Longonot national park is one of Kenya’s greatest gems; the distinct rim of the mountain enclosed a large forested caldera habituating various wildlife. The mountain peak provides panoramic views of the great east Africa rift valley to the vast ends of the magnificent Lake Naivasha giving breathtaking views it’s considered to be a young dormant volcano.
Mountain Longonot National Park can be accessed by road as on can drive for 2 hours and reaches the park with ease.
Attractions and activities to do within Mount Longonot National Park.
Mount Longonot offers some of the best hiking experiences on the continent, with its great high rising ranges to the great peaks. The hike is an awesome challenge to the tourist but rewarding in the sense of once the tourist reach the peak of the Mountain are able to have a site of Lake Naivasha.
Such an exciting experience as tourist go cycling on the step slows of the mountain ranges through the great wilderness of Mountain Longonot National Park, and can be able to spot a few animals species along the cycling tracks.
Bird watching can be done at any area of the park, the birds always seen are Lammergeyer and Verreaux’s eagle among other birds
There is different wildlife can be spotted around the Mountainous regions such as the buffaloes, antelopes, baboon, and numerous tree monkeys.
There is an awesome scenic view availed by Mountain Longonot National Park that is so uncommon in any another park. The activities here look similar to others from other parks but the best of it all is that it is the area of hidden touristic treasures. Be here with us as soon as the safari is booked. For more from us about Mountain Longonot National Park, welcome to our inbox email@example.com