Mount Kenya National Park

Mount Kenya National Park

Overview

Mount Kenya National Park is a fascinating national park in Kenya covering about 715 kilometers squared; the mountain is the highest mountain in Kenya and the second highest after Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. One of a kind thing about the magnificent mountain is that it's the only snowcapped mountain that straddles the equator. Mount Kenya National Park climate is subtropical, the rains fall from March to may and October to December the mountain is 5199 meters above sea level it's Said to have risen up to have risen up to 6500 meters in the ancient times. The mountain boasts with twelve beautifully set glaciers and four splendid peaks The park is characterized by lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forests, mineral springs montaneforests and home to various animals some endemic to this area. Mount Kenya national park boasts with more than 130 species of birds, the mountain is one of the most iconic landmarks in Africa as you climb the mountain you will experience the transition of vegetation from semi-arid lands at the foot hills to the glaciers at the peak. Mount Kenya national park was established in 1949 and it's also perceived internationally by UNESCO as a world heritage site (1997) and biosphere reserve (1978).Mount Kenya lies on the traditional migrating course of African elephants it's about 480 kilometers from the coast. Mount Kenya has also been considered as a heavenly mountain by the Meru and kikuyu individuals who surround it , they get herbs for traditional healing from this ancient mountain. The park was established to secure the mountain, wildlife and the surrounding area.

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A nation in East Africa, the Republic of Kenya outskirts the Indian Ocean

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The best time to visit Kenya is the boreal summer

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