Experience of Mount Longonot Trekking
About Mt Longonot Hiking Day Tour
Mount Longonot is a stratovolcano located southeast of Lake Naivasha in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya, Africa.
It is thought to have last erupted in the 1860s. Its name is derived from the Maasai word Oloonong'ot, meaning "mountains of many spurs" or "steep ridges". Rising from the floor of the Great Rift Valley like a monolith is the extinct volcano of Mount Longonot. A unique feature is the thick forest that lies within the crater of the mountain. The crater rim also provides great scenic views across the beautiful Rift Valley all the way to Lake Naivasha. Major wildlife attractions at Mount Longonot include buffaloes, elands, lion, leopard, bushbucks, common zebra, giraffe and Grant’s gazelles. Typifing the stormy volcanic roots of the Great Valley, Mount Longonot Mountain is a fascinating inactive volcano that overlooks the beautiful landscape of Lake Navisha area in Kenya.
Mt Longonot is a dormant stratovolcano mountain located some 68km from Nairobi.
The mount Longonot height is 2780m above sea level and it has a wide crater at the top with small green trees and volcanic spaced steam vents along the crater wall.
The mountain is located inside of a park bearing the same name.