Kenya Mount Kenya Batian Peak
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Kenya Mount Kenya Lake Ellis

Mount Kenya might only be Africa’s second-highest mountain, but it’s considerably more beautiful than it’s bigger cousin, Kilimanjaro. Mount Kenya and its surrounding National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and while the highest peaks of Batian and Nelion are only accessible to mountaineers, third-highest Point Lenana (4985m) can be reached by hikers. Most travel up the picturesque Chogoria route, with sightings of elephants, buffalo and impala, before descending to the Sirimon Park gate.

Safari in Kenya

An essential guide to planning a safari to Kenya

Kenya is the original home of the safari and it’s still one of the finest safari destinations on the continent. And it’s so much more than the Big Five: Kenya’s natural heritage spans grassland plains stomped by the feet of a million wildebeest to dense forests, glacial mountain peaks and rich coastal coral reefs. The country can proudly boast of an impressive network of protected spaces made up of 65 national parks and reserves as well as dozens of private and community more

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Climbing Mount Kenya

Scaling Africa’s second-highest peak
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Mount Kenya Travel Companies

Odyssey Safaris

Creating unforgettable experiences in East Africa
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks

Kenya Treks

Guided walking tours to Kenya's highest peaks
Mount Kenya
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Nature & Wildlife

Wild Frontiers

Safaris into East, West and Southern Africa
East Africa, Southern Africa
Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, Solo Travel

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