Mt. Suswa is only 50kms from Nairobi and is described by many as the best day hike from Kenya Capital,this little known yet Massive cratered Volcano is located very close to its well known Sister Mt. Longonot.
Mt.Suswa is one of the most spectacular mountains of the Rift Valley as it comprises a 12kms across double crater system,a vast network of obsidian caves and a variety of wild animals and plants.
Mt. Suswa is a magnificent extinct Volcano in the Rift Valley.It is famous for its many caves on its E slopes.The inner crater is a home for a variety of snakes species.Other wildlife of interest found on or near Mt. Suswa includes Zebra,Giraffes,Mongoose,Turtles,Hyenas and Leopards.
All these caves are easy to access,none are too long or complex and no special skills to explore this system
We usually depart Nairobi for Mt. Suswa at 6:00am,expected time of arrival is 08:30am,here we start hiking, Bird watching and sites seeing.At 1;00am we take our picnic lunch at one of the caves enroute to the Summit/Mt. Suswa camp.relax at the peak as we photograph and we start descending as we enjoy Game watching.
We usually leave this place around 4;00pm and back to Nairobi.
Rates:(Depends with the number of participants) and includes:
• This includes,
• Packed lunch
• Conservancy fee
• Guide fee
It is important to carry water,picnic lunch and high energy snacks and also good hiking equipments for a successful hike.