Mountains In Kenya
Mountains In Kenya. Some are famous and worldwide known. But some are still in low keys. An indication that Kenya is one of the best places to enjoy hiking/mountainreing/climbing, among other outdoor activities that need a mountain.
Let’s explore some of them.
It is the highest mountain in our country with several different peaks. The highest ones being the Batian, Nelson and Lenana peaks. Some of the peaks that make hiker and climbers
This mountain is surrounded by the Mount Kenya National Park.
It is located at the border of Kenya and Uganda. Allowing you an opportunity to enjoy two countries. It is also the second highest after the Mount Kenya.
Just like Mount Kenya, it is surrounded by the Mount Elgon National Park on the Kenyan side.
It’s a volcano mountain and has one of the largest calderas.
It’s a dormant volcano mountain which is heavily forested. And surrounded by national park. It’s considered to be a twin park to the Hell’s Gate National Park.
It’s a volcano mountain surrounded by the Marsabit National Park.
This one is found in my hometown, Nakuru. It’s a volcano mountain with one of the biggest calderas. I remember our older friends joking that the smoke coming out of the calderas was the devil burning the bad guys. Yet it was the locals burning charcoal.
Ol Donyo Eburru
It’s an active volcano mountain famously used by geothermal energ exploiters.
It’s surrounded by conservation areas such as the Soysambu Conservancy, Lake Elementaita as well as Lake Nakuru.
Ol Donyo Orok
Also known as Namanga Hills. It’s located at the border of Kenya and Tanzania.
It’s contains wide variety of flora.
Ol Donyo Sabuk
Also known as Kilimambogo. It’s surrounded by Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park.
A friend once took me there for my birthday, and the hiking was great. It’s one of the simplest mountain to hike.
It’s found within the Aberdare range. Surrounded by the Aberdare National Park.
It’s a dormant volcano mountain.
It’s a volcano mountain found in the Wanjohi Valley on the Kinangop Plateau.
It’s an active volcano mountain heavily exploited for geothermal energy.
It’s is located within Hell’s Gate National Park.
Facing excess pressure from the geothermal activities that has promted development within the park. Hence encroaching habitat meant for wildlife.
It stretchs between Narok and Nairobi.
It’s a volcano mountain known for its lava tubes.
This mountain is located in the highlands of West Pokot County.
A volcano mountain in the Suguta Valley which is found within the great Rift Valley.
It’s a mountain also found in the Suguta Valley.
It’s more of a peak beside the Mount Kenya , home to the Lake Rotundu.
It is found within the Aberdare ranges and the third highest mountain in Kenya.
Its evident that Kenya is home to amazing mountains.
Lets explore more of them and hills….