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Mount Longonot National Park

Naivasha road, 00200, Kenya
+254 720 650869
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“crater rim” (13 reviews)
“hiking shoes” (7 reviews)
“non resident” (5 reviews)
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Naivasha road, 00200, Kenya
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+254 720 650869
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hike to the rim took around 1 hour. We were a big group of several families with kids ranging form age 7 -15 years. It was a great hike, but challenging - and some of the part is rather challenging for kids - but...More

Thank arnebirkeland
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the visit but be prepared for some hard work. It's very a challenging hike but adrenaline packed so you definitely enjoy it Tips to not 1.Carry sunglasses and hats as it gets really dusty 2. Don't carry to much just a back pack...More

1  Thank Shar7777
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I hiked up Mt Longonot one morning in early July '17. We left Nairobi very early (around 6.45) so that I could start the hike before it got too hot. I started the hike around 8.30 and got to the top in about 70 -...More

3  Thank mcvadhool
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My friend and I hiked Longonot up to the tip and around it. It was a challenging but adrenaline filled experience. The hike is safe and secure with ample parking for visitors. We loved every bit of the hike. It's ideal for family and friends....More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great mountain climbing experience! Amazing view,craters and places to take breaks!No need for a tour guide.beware of big monkeys though!

1  Thank lynnjacky88
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Entrance is 26$ per person. You'll need about 1h to go up the 9000 feet to reach the rim, and another 3 hours to walk around it. There are several stops on the way with tables and benches. We didn't see animals but there was...More

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

It is an amazing hike to take but more so if you have been exercising, preferably a couple of weeks, prior to the visit. It always looks like an easy task at the onset but the challenge catches on as you proceed up the mountain....More

Thank Jn P
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The 3.3 km hike up mount Longonot is strenuous, especially the second part, but not very dangerous. It took me one hours and 45 minutes to get up with very frequent stops to catch my breath ... being over 100 kg of weight ..... Going...More

1  Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 20 April 2017

The hike in itself is really rewarding. It looks easy but definitely isn't. To start it is preferred to be in Early morning. One should bring lots of water, Snaks and some sunscreen. Must go around the Rim. We started early in the morning so...More

1  Thank Gouri2015
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Climbing this vulcano is a nice thing to do with some great views. Keep in mind to bring enough water and some food. For the rest: enjoy the walk :)

1  Thank Joeri I
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Simon G
29 June 2017|
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Response from Joeri I | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the price but be careful with very little children.
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Galymzhan K
10 January 2017|
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Response from Francesca A | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is safe. daytime, not sure at night. Not so many hikers. I met 3 groups only during the entire day I spent there. Enjoy!
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Lilly M
25 December 2016|
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Response from Charles K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's open all year round every day. am hoping to go back in July when it's chilly.
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