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  MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK.
 

Mt. Kenya is an imposing extinct volcano dominating the landscape of the Kenyan Highlands, East of the Rift. Mt. Kenya lies about 140 km North, North-East of Nairobi with its Northern flanks across the Equator. The mountain has two main peaks - Batian (5200m) and Nelion (5188m). The mountains slopes are cloaked in forest, bamboo, scrub and moorland giving way on the high central peaks to rock, ice and snow. Mt. Kenya is an important water catchment area, supplying the Tana and Northern Ewaso Ngiro systems.

The park includes a variety of habitats ranging from higher forest, bamboo, alpine moorlands, glaciers, tarns and glacial morains.

The park, which was inscribed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1997 and is also a Biosphere Reserve, covers 715 km2, and includes the Peaks consisting of all the ground above 3200m with two small salients extending lower down to 2450m along the Sirimon and Naro Moru tracks. Surrounding the park is Mount Kenya National Reserve with an area of approximately 2095 km2.

Climate:
Climate, flora and fauna on Mt. Kenya varies with altitude.

HOW TO GET THERE

Access Roads:
175 kms from Nairobi , the park can be reached on Nanyuki-Isiolo road via Sirimon Track or Nyeri-Nanyuki road near Naro Moru. The park is also reachable via Chogoria on the Embu - Meru road, about 150km north of Nairobi .

Airstrips:
The closest commercial airstrip to the park is at Nanyuki.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

Pristine wilderness, lakes, tarns, glaciers and peaks of great beauty, geological variety, 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.

FACILITIES

Huts:

Liki North Hut; Minto's Hut; Austrian Hut; Mackinders Hut, Judmare Hut; Shiptons Hut
Bandas:
Sirimon Bandas, Warden's Cottage.

Lodges:
Mountain Lodge and Rutundu Fishes Lodge

ACTIVITIES
Mountain climbing, game viewing.

[ KENYA PARKS LIST ]

 
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Mount Kenya National Park
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Samburu Game Reserve
Amboseli National Park
Meru National Park
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Bogoria National Park

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