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Mt. Kenya National Park
Mt. Kenya National Park
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Mt. Kenya National Park

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Created: 11th Sep 2007
Modified: 4th Sep 2008
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Type:
Park; Wildlife; Hiking
Cost:
25% expensive

Located east of the Rift Valley in the Kenyan Highlands, Mt. Kenya, an extinct volcanos, serves as an imposing figure on the Kenyan landscape with its two snow-capped peaks, Batian at 5200m and Nelion at 5188m. The surrounding park encompasses 715 square km, offering a diverse range of flora and fauna perfect for hiking and game viewing. The park also offers accomadtions including camping and a lodge.

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How_to_find:
175 kms from Nairobi, the park can be reached on Nanyuki-Isiolo road via Sirimon Track or Nyeri-Nanyuki road near Naro Moru. The park is also reachable via Chogoria on the Embu - Meru road, about 150km north of Nairobi. *****Please keep in mind that travel in Kenya is still potentially very dangerous at this time and not recommended except for anyone who lacks experience in the region. Anyone going to the country should exerciser extreme caution and consult the US State Department site on the Kenya before leaving for up to date information on the situation http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1151.html*****
Website:
www.kws.org/mt-kenya...
Phone:
(254-061) 55645
Fax:
603792

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