Ascending up to 5,199 meters and the second highest mountain that soars towards the sky in Africa after Tanzania`s Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya National Park-Kenya was established in December 1949 on the eastern side of the great rift valley to protect this precious Mount Kenya, wildlife and the surrounding environment. Mount Kenya National Park is covering 2800sq.km, 3000 meters above the contour line, and is 175 km north east of Nairobi.
The magnificent scenery surrounding Mount Kenya national Park is one in the million, it’s an original wilderness with lakes, tarns, mountain rivers stunning glaciers, dense forest, mineral springs, moorland rock and ice and crowned by the glittering twin peaks of Batian and Nelion for the Kikuyu people. Not forgetting the wide range of threatened species of animals and birds. It is Kenya`s national icon and nations namesake.