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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Mount Longonot, Lake Naivasha, Central Province Kenya

Summit:
2886m (9468ft)
Distance:
8-9 km (5-5.6mi)
Mt. Longonot is located in the South East of Lake Naivasha and at about 90 km/60 mi from Nairobi City. It stands at 2886 m/9468 ft with dormant volcanoes dominating the landscape. Mt. Longonot is lined with spectacular fissures and lava canyons. It is a strato-volcano with fairly steep slopes covered with volcanic ash.

One can navigate the mountain in two ways, either by going to the top and coming back down, or get to the top and then go round the crater which is 7.2 km/4.5 mi long. The hike is normally not an easy one and can be achieved by people with considerable fitness.

The whole journey is between 8-9 km/5-5.6 mi but very steep and would take almost 5 hours to accomplish a round trip. Apart from hosting a variety of wildlife at the mountain, the crater  floor is covered with small trees and steam vents can be found spaced between the crater walls.

Make sure you have good fitting shoes due to the steep slopes and one needs to be careful not to slip or twist an ankle.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Naivasha
31km(19.3miles) 56minutes
Head south east towars Moi South Lake Rd and continue to take the left onto Gorge Rd Continue onto Hells Gate National Park.
BY CAR FROM Nairobi
121km(75miles) 2hours 22 minutes
Head toward Nyakach Labne west on River Rd.Continue onto Biashara St and take the Muranga Rd.Then Take the left onto Limuru Rd.Take a slight left onto A2 and continue to take Parklands Rd onto the roundabout on Lower Kabete Rd taking the 3rd exit.Take the left onto Ngecha-wanginge and continue to turn right onto A104 on the Nakuru-Nairobi Rd then turn left to take Kenyatta Avenue and take the left onto Moi South Lake Rd and contine to take the left onto Gorge Rd and onto Hells Gate National Park.
BY AIR
Naivasha Airstrip ,
26km (16miles)

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Tuesday to Saturday the charge  is 13$ for 100 balls per head. On Sundays we give a discount whereby the charge is 10$ for 150 balls per person, which is inclusive of the protective gears and all the equipment used in the game.

We also have lunchbox packages that go for 20$ and salad packages for 15$ inclusive of the game. Each game session goes for 1 hour and  30 minutes.

We are open  from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

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