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Mount Longonot National Park

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Address: Naivasha road, 00200, Kenya
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US$150.00*
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Private Hiking Day Trip to Mt. Longonot from Nairobi
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US$352.89*
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Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour From Nairobi

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Tough but rewarding hike

Mount Longonot is amazing. The view from the rim is incredible and worth the hike. The hike is no joke, though. I'm fairly in shape but not a seasoned hiker; as a result, this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Daniel L
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mount Longonot is amazing. The view from the rim is incredible and worth the hike. The hike is no joke, though. I'm fairly in shape but not a seasoned hiker; as a result, this hike was at times very difficult. The initial uphill is brutal - we had to take a lot of pauses to catch our breath. Hiking around... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

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.

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

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

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

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 

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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 

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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

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 

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