Written on: August 27, 2013
I visited in May 2013
With the climate, flora and fauna varying in altitude, I enjoyed some of the major attractions in Mount Kenya National Park including the beautiful glaciers, beautiful peaks, lakes, and the pristine wilderness among many other features. The park is among the places that I got to enjoy during my park visits as it was made clear to me by our tour guide that I could visit the park at any time of the year and still get that feeling of excitement and thrill while doing it. I particularly had fun and enjoyed the cave explorations, mountain climbing, wildlife viewing, and camping.
However, since there are no lodges in the park, my friends and I had to go to the other lodges just within the region to get somewhere that we could spend our first night before we could decide to camp for another few days during our visit. In the park, which is just around the mountain, I noticed quite a number of animals which included elephants, suni’s, mole rats, black rhinos, huge forest hogs and numerous other species of birds. I felt honored and amazed to see some of the rare species of owls and the albino zebra, which are indeed very rare. Surely, the park is a very beautiful place to explore and get to know more on the different species of birds as there are numerous kinds of birds living within the park. From the park, I could also see the amazing and beautiful Mt Kenya that I learnt has two main peaks, Batian and Nelion. It was quite an experience and I enjoyed every minute I spent there.
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Written on: Jun 26, 2015
| Visited: Feb 2015.
Mount Kenya has major attractions which include: lakes, tarns, glaciers and mountain peakss. Its plains are at a high altitude. Here you can see 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 and rhino, and over 130 species of birds.
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Written on: Mar 23, 2015
| Visited: Nov 2014.
One of the MUST-do things on your bucket list should include climbing Mt Kenya.
Why? No marked trail, serene natural trail with breathtaking views both during the cold and hot seasons. The challenge, should you choose to accept it, will leave you a better person than you were.
Try get to point Lenana ..you will understand why I am saying this
Written on: Oct 27, 2013
| Visited: Nov 2004.
When one views the popular Mount Kenya National Park there is no doubt that the person is checking out the second highest peak in Africa. It is an ancient extinct volcano. There are 12 glaciers on the mountain all receding rapidly and 4 secondary peaks that balance well at the U-shaped valleys.
With its rugged glacier-clad summits and forested middle slopes, Mo...
Written on: Oct 22, 2013
| Visited: Feb 2012.
Approximately 130 km north of Nairobi, the horizon is dotted with lush farmlands of coffee and horticulture produce. We are headed towards Mt. Kenya National Park that is located in the region surrounding Kenya’s highest mountain, Mt. Kenya. From Nairobi to Mt. Kenya National Park, we go through the Kenyan central highlands. We enter the national park through the N...
I am an outgoing person and fun loving. I can say I am a group traveler. Whether with friends or family, in the wild or at the beaches, it's always fun when it involves everyone. The beach games, swimming, the hikes, game drives and I feel safe in the crowd when a li...
Written on: Sep 04, 2013
| Visited: Oct 2012.
When my friends from the U.S came around, they wanted a mixed experience of game watching, camping and mountain climbing all in one package. Mt. Kenya National Park just presented the perfect match to our need. Our budget was somehow tight too as we were all students. We had a hired van from Nairobi, 175 KM away. We accessed the park via Nanyuki route and at the ga...
Written on: Sep 02, 2013
| Visited: Dec 2012.
As a Kenyan, I believe in the promotion of domestic tourism. I make it a habit of visiting a park every year to enjoy nature and have fun. Having visited more than 10 parks in the country, I believe that my mount Kenya national park was the best. I first visited the park when I was 10 years old. I have for years gone back and forth to the park. The serenity of the ...
Written on: May 21, 2013
| Visited: Apr 2013.
The Mount Kenya national park was our fourth safari so far. Located in the beautiful country Kenya the park is named after one of Africa’s second highest mountain. After our last safari, also in Kenya, we had been staying in the capital city, Nairobi, and a fascinating day trip out of the city to the Mount Kenya park was perfect. A long 65kms and a couple hours d...
Written on: May 10, 2013
| Visited: Sep 2010.
Mount Kenya National Park can be extremely challenging but well worth it if you have the time and want to have the opportunity to walk (loads!) rather than ride in a safari vehicle for your entire time in Kenya. Although the mountain looks rather sedate at ground level, you should not be fooled in thinking this to be a walk in the park as many people succumb to al...