Mt. Kenya (17, 057ft)
Mt Kenya is Africa ‘s second highest mountain at 5199m (17057ft) and located in central part of Kenya . It was traditionally regarded as the realm of God by the communities (Kikuyu, Meru and Embu) that live and cultivate its rich soils found in its lower slopes. The mountain is an awe-inspiring sight, with its snow covered peaks which can be seen from far when the weather is clear. Lenana peak at 4985m(16355ft) can be conquered by any fit mountain climber while Batian and Nelion peaks (5199m/17057ft) require climbers with mountain climbing techniques and climbing gear. Climbing takes between 3 and 5 days and is done through various routes through a fascinating world of forests, wildlife, unique mountain vegetation and across streams with crystal clear chilled water.