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

Wildlife Include Elephants, tree hyrax, white tailed mongoose, suni, black fronted duiker, mole rat, bushbucks, water buck and Elands. Animals rarely seen include leopard, bongo, giant forest hog .

Over 130 bird species have been recorded

Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Mount Kilimanjaro. It is located in the Great Rift Valley, about 150 kilometers (93 mi) north of Nairobi. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, and it is home to a variety of wildlife, including elephants, lions, leopards, and zebras.

Mount Kenya is made up of three peaks: Batian, Nelion, and Lenana. Batian is the highest peak, at 5,199 meters (17,057 ft). Nelion is the second-highest peak, at 5,188 meters (17,051 ft). Lenana is the third-highest peak, at 4,985 meters (16,355 ft).

The best time to climb Mount Kenya is during the dry season, which is from July to September and December to February. The mountain can be climbed year-round, but it is important to be aware of the weather conditions. The weather can change quickly on Mount Kenya, and it is important to be prepared for all conditions.

There are a number of different routes to the summit of Mount Kenya. The most popular route is the Naro Moru Route. The Naro Moru Route is a relatively easy route, and it is a good choice for first-time climbers.

If you are planning to climb Mount Kenya, it is important to be in good physical condition. You should also be prepared for the altitude sickness. Altitude sickness can be a serious problem, and it is important to know the symptoms and how to treat it.

Mount Kenya is a beautiful and challenging mountain. It is a great place to experience the beauty of Africa and the challenge of climbing a high mountain.

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Sailing like an ark amid the primeval forests of Kenya’s highest mountain, Mount Kenya. Serena Mountain  Lodge hotel offers champagne-clear mountain air, sweeping views across the tree-canopy, sparkling trout streams, and gentle forest walks. Located at 2,134 meters above sea level, on the lower slopes of the mountain. Mount Kenya lodge is cool, tranquil and hushed […]

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