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Mount Longonot National Park

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Address: Naivasha road, 00200, Kenya
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Good Hike

Experienced hikers will tell you that It's a breeze if you up-to-date with your physical fitness. If not then let me explain. Hike is good if you start early before the sun starts... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is amazing! 5 stars! But I gave 1 because of the management. Kenya Wildlife Services is taking care of this places and charges any nonresident for $26. We came as a small group, rented a van. Nowhere else in the world I have paid to hike. But Ok, no problem. Problem started at the reception. We did not... More 

Thank Viktorija_SWE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Experienced hikers will tell you that It's a breeze if you up-to-date with your physical fitness. If not then let me explain. Hike is good if you start early before the sun starts to bite, 8 or 9am would be good. If you're not physically fit then a climb to the top is the best but I wouldn't go around... More 

Thank ClassyHobo
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good challenge climbing up the mountain. However remember to get good hiking shoes otherwise you will be in for a beating, The soft gravel while walking round the crater can be a challenge if you have shoes without grip.

Thank George K
Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very steep! Defiantly a workout. A little dangerous heading back down but the view is amazing and worth it!

Thank Metika C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went up mid week in January 2017. 300 shillings for a citizen and about 2700 for a non resident. Route is well travelled and there are no navigation issues so a guide is not needed unless you are going solo and want company. There are a couple of steep sections on the way to the rim and on the walk... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I have seen Mount Longonot from the highway ever since I moved to Nairobi in 2010 and always wondered if I would ever get the chance to climb it. Curiously, the day before I went (right before Christmas) the New York Times "36 Hours" column featured Nairobi and listed Mount Longonot as one of the top attractions to experience while... More 

Thank Patrickcsc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

When Lonely plant says "it's a 90 mins strenuous hike to the crater rim", we thought it wasn't quite true as the hike from entrance to crater rim was alright. I would correct this statement as the following: "It's a strenuous hike from the starting point of the crater rim to the peak!" Most of the walk around the crater... More 

Thank 568stevent
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Memorable climbing of the mt. Longonot. The trip was worth it though got very exhausted. Only managed to see buffaloes

Thank Sonie17
Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The hike up to Mount Longonot with Pride of Africa Adventures and Safaris was a great trip providing excellent views and company. The National Park is an amazing site to visit and just stunning. The landscape is beatiful and the hike provides great views over the country. It's a must for everyone who would like to experience something different than... More 

Thank 110mamue
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

it was last active somtime in the 1800s.. beautiful landscape, and one of the rare instances where you can explore the national park on foot.. a local guide is advised, to effectively tackle the wildlife you may come across enroute..

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