Mt Kenya N. Park - Awesome Holidays Safaris

Mt Kenya N. ParkThe snow-capped peak of Mount Kenya, the 2nd highest point in Africa at 5,199m.

AREA:590 sq kms (228 sq miles)
ALTITUDE:5,199m

 
 
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Mt Kenya N. Park

Mt. Kenya National Park is located to the east of the Great Rift Valley, about 175km North-East of Nairobi. The ecosystem lies in Central and Eastern provinces of Kenya. At 5,199m the mountain is the second highest peak in Africa. Mt. Kenya is an important water tower in the country. It provides water for about 50% of the country?s population and produces 70% of Kenya?s hydroelectric power.

UNESCO inscribed Mount Kenya as a World Heritage Site. Its described as one of the most impressive landscapes in Eastern Africa with its rugged glacier-clad summits, Afro-alpine moorlands and diverse forests that illustrate outstanding ecological processes.


Key Attractions

  • Pristine wilderness
  • Lakes, tarns, glaciers and peaks of great beauty, geological variety
  • Montaneous Forest
  • Mineral springs
  • Rare and endangered species of animals
  • High altitude adapted plains game
  • Unique montane and alpine vegetation with 11 species of endemic plants.

Accommodation

Mount Kenya Safari Club
Mount Kenya Safari Club
Mountain Lodge
Mountain Lodge

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