Kenya Mount Kenya Batian Peak
Kenya Mount Kenya sumit
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

Kenya's best safari reserves and camps

Kenya is the original home of the safari and it’s still one of the finest safari destinations on the continent. I've been travelling to Kenya for decades, as a travel journalist and guidebook author writing about safari, conservation and life among the Maasai tribes. The main thing I've learned: there's so much more to Kenya than the mainstream safari industry of luxury camps, the Masai Mara, and the famed 'Big Five' beasts (so named because they were the prize targets of early-20th century hunters) more

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Climbing Mount Kenya

Scaling Africa’s second-highest peak
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Mount Kenya Tours

Mount Kenya, Ol Pejeta Game Reserve, Lake Nakuru National Park

Kenya Safari & Mountain Peaks

12 daysFrom $2,200

Mount Kenya Travel Companies


Odyssey Safaris

Creating unforgettable experiences in East Africa
Mount Kenya

Kenya Treks

Guided walking tours to Kenya's highest peaks
East Africa, Southern Africa

Wild Frontiers

Safaris into East, West and Southern Africa
East Africa

Natural World Kenya Safaris

The leader in customized and budget-friendly East Africa safaris
East Africa, Southern Africa

Take Me To Africa

Experts in small group travel to Africa
East Africa

Beyond Travel

Uganda-based safari specialist

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