1 Day
Tour Type
Group Size
10 Person
Tour Guide
1 Mentor
Nairobi, Tsavo East

1 Day Mt.Longonot Hike

As the sun casts its first rays upon the horizon, we set out from Nairobi, our spirits high and our sense of adventure ablaze. The journey to Mt. Longonot is as much a part of the experience as the hike itself, offering glimpses of Kenya’s diverse landscapes and vibrant culture along the way. As we approach the Great Rift Valley, the majestic silhouette of Mt. Longonot comes into view, its rugged contours beckoning us to embrace the challenge that lies ahead.

Upon arrival at the Mt. Longonot National Park, we are greeted by the pristine wilderness that surrounds us—a landscape shaped by the forces of nature and the passage of time. Our journey begins at the park gate, where we receive a warm welcome from our experienced guides who will accompany us on our ascent. With every step, we inch closer to the summit, each foothold a testament to our determination and resilience.

The trail winds its way through dense forest and rocky terrain, offering moments of solitude and reflection amidst the grandeur of nature. Along the way, we pause to catch our breath and marvel at the beauty that surrounds us—the rustling of leaves, the chirping of birds, and the distant rumble of volcanic activity echoing in the distance.

As we ascend higher, the air grows thinner, and the landscape transforms, revealing sweeping vistas of the Great Rift Valley and the shimmering waters of Lake Naivasha below. The summit beckons us onward, a beacon of hope and triumph against the backdrop of the endless sky.

At last, we reach the summit of Mt. Longonot—a testament to our endurance and the power of the human spirit. Here, amidst the clouds, we stand in awe of the world below, humbled by the magnitude of nature’s grandeur. We pause to savor the moment, to capture the memories that will forever linger in our hearts and minds.

But our journey is far from over. As we begin our descent, we are filled with a sense of accomplishment and gratitude for the experience that has brought us closer to the wonders of the natural world. With each step, we carry with us the lessons learned and the memories forged—a reminder of the indomitable spirit that resides within us all.


Destination Mt. Longonot
Depature Nairobi
Departure Time  6.00AM
Return Time 6.00PM
  • Specilized Local Guide
  • Private Transport
  • Entrance Fees
  • Water
  • Additional Services
  • Tips
Travel With Bus


Prepare for an exhilarating journey into the heart of Kenya's natural wonders as we embark on a one-day hiking adventure up the iconic Mt. Longonot. Rising proudly from the floor of the Great Rift Valley, Mt. Longonot beckons adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike to conquer its rugged slopes and behold panoramic vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see. Join us as we ascend to new heights, immersing ourselves in the raw beauty and untamed landscapes of this volcanic wonder.

Morning: Departure from Nairobi
  • 6:00 AM: Depart from Nairobi, embarking on a scenic drive towards Mt. Longonot National Park.
  • Enjoy breakfast on the go or stop at a local café along the way to fuel up for the adventure ahead.
  • Admire the changing landscapes as you journey through the Great Rift Valley, soaking in the breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.
Mid-Morning: Arrival at Mt. Longonot National Park
  • 8:00 AM: Arrive at the Mt. Longonot National Park gate and complete park entry formalities.
  • Meet your experienced hiking guide who will provide a safety briefing and overview of the hiking trail.
  • Begin the ascent, setting off on the thrilling adventure up the slopes of Mt. Longonot.
Hiking Expedition
  • 8:30 AM: Start the hike along the well-marked trail, surrounded by lush vegetation and diverse flora.
  • Ascend through the montane forest, enjoying the cool shade and occasional glimpses of wildlife.
  • Marvel at the volcanic rock formations and geological features that define Mt. Longonot's unique landscape.
  • Pause for short breaks along the way to rest, hydrate, and capture stunning photos of the panoramic vistas unfolding below.
Summit Ascent
  • 11:00 AM: Reach the rim of the crater, where breathtaking views of the crater floor and surrounding landscapes await.
  • Take a moment to soak in the awe-inspiring scenery and revel in the sense of accomplishment.
  • Explore the rim of the crater, walking along the edge and marveling at the sheer magnitude of the volcanic caldera.
Descent and Return
  • 12:30 PM: Begin the descent down Mt. Longonot, retracing your steps along the hiking trail.
  • Descend carefully, taking your time to enjoy the descent and appreciate the beauty of the natural surroundings.
  • Arrive back at the base of Mt. Longonot, exhilarated and filled with a sense of achievement.
Afternoon: Return to Nairobi
  • 2:00 PM: Depart from Mt. Longonot National Park and begin the journey back to Nairobi.
  • Reflect on the day's adventure, sharing stories and memories with fellow hikers.
  • Stop for a late lunch at a local restaurant or enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the scenic beauty of the Great Rift Valley.
Evening: Arrival in Nairobi
  • 4:00 PM: Arrive back in Nairobi, marking the end of your Mt. Longonot hiking adventure.
  • Bid farewell to your fellow adventurers and reminisce about the unforgettable experiences shared on the trail.
  • Return home with a sense of fulfillment and memories that will last a lifetime.

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