Mount Kenya is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second-highest in Africa, after Kilimanjaro. The highest peaks of the mountain are Batian, Nelion, and Point Lenana
Mount Kenya has various features and tourist attractions which can be categorized into;
- Include Elephants, tree hyrax, white-tailed mongoose, suni, black-fronted duiker, mole rat, bushbucks, waterbuck and Elands. Animals rarely seen include leopard, bongo, giant forest hog.
- Over 130 bird species have been recorded.
Important Information for Visitors
- All visitors should enter the park with a qualified and certified guide. Guides and potters have identification cards issued by the park management.
- Disposable plastic water bottles are not allowed in the park.
- Guides and potters are not allowed to carry luggage that exceeds 25KG. Weighing of luggage will be done at the gate on entry.
- All visitors are required to check-in and out of the park, this is done by recording personal information in the entry and exit books.
What to take with you
- Drinking water
- Picnic items and camping equipment if you intend to stay overnight
- Walking boots,
- Warm clothing,
- Training shoes,
- and gaiters.
- Also useful are:
- and guidebooks.