Mount Longonot national park is 90km from Nairobi and lies in the Rift Valley Province. Mount Longonot national park is a home to over 427 species of birds and some animals and its 52 square kilometers in size, 2,776m above sea level. It takes 5 hours to hike to the Peak.

Animals in this park include:  buffaloes, elands, lion, leopard, Bushbucks, zebra, giraffe, grant gazelles, antelopes, Buffalos and Impalas

Bird species include:

What to do

  • Hiking
  • Rock climbing
  • Biking
  • Walking
  • Viewing Lake Naivasha







  • Extinct volcano
  • Crater forest
  • Views of Lake




When to go
All year round

By Road: Drive from Nairobi Mount Longonot passing through Naivasha town and connect to the park using the old Naivasha-Nairobi road.