Nature Kenya’s members Day trip to Mount Longonot on 15th March 2014
Mount Longonot is 60 kilometres northwest of Nairobi. It is a stratovolcano thought to have last erupted in the 1860s. It rises to a height of 2,776 m, Mount Longonot has a forest of small trees that covers the crater floor, and small steam vents are found spaced around the walls of the crater.
The mountain is home to various species of wildlife, notably zebra, giraffe, buffaloes and elands.
The mountain can be navigated in two ways: A straight ascend to the top and back down or reaching the top andcircumnavigating the crater rim. The crater has a circumference of 7.2Km the walking trail runs from the park entrance up to the crater rim, and continues in a loop encircling the crater. The hiking is about 8–9 km long but very steep, which takes around 3 to 4 hrs.
|07:15am||Meet at National Museums of Kenya outside Fisheries Department|
|07:30am||Depart for Mount Longonot, expected to arrive at 08:30am, start Hiking, Bird watching & site seeing.|
|1:00pm||We will take our picnic Lunch as we photograph and start descending as we enjoy game watching, bird watching & site seeing|
|4:00pm||Leave for Nairobi expected to arrive at National Museums of Kenya at 5:30 pm|
Ksh 2,700/- per person.
(Minimum 8 persons book early and reserve your space).
Payment /payment deadline
You can pay for the trip by cash at the Nature Kenya office (Nairobi Museum Compound), by M-pesa to business number 100300 ( put “Mount Longonot” as the account number) or write a cheque to Nature Kenya P.O Box 44486-00100 latest by 7th March 2014
If a member cancels a reservation as detailed below, the following sums will be claimed.
In all instances, notification of cancellation must be made in writing and will be effective on the date received.
Wear comfortable shoes & light clothes. Carry a picnic lunch, binoculars, extra drinking water & snacks.
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