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The hills and mountains of Kenya

Kenya is a land of contrasts, and nowhere is this more apparent than in its range of altitudes. The hills and mountains of Kenya are a world apart from the lowland valleys and plains.

High altitude Kenya offers something for everyone. There are refreshing hill walks through bird rich areas or more active hikes into montane forests.
Above all there is mighty Mt Kenya, whose slopes are the perfect trekking destination. The mountain’s alpine peak is a challenging technical summit for the experienced mountaineer ...
Mt Kenya
Africa’s second highest peak is a majestic monolith regarded as the sacred realm of Ngai, god of the local Kikuyu people, and home to one of the planet’s rarest sights, Equatorial Snow …
Mt Longonot
A dormant volcano whose awe-inspiring crater is a secret world of wildlife ...
Mt Elgon
Rising from the Western Forests, this mountain is home to mysterious Kitum Cave, a deep cavern visited by herds of Elephants …
Loroghi Hills
In the Heartland of the Samburu people, these hills are a haven for wildlife and the perfect destination for the adventurous trekker …
Western Highlands
These lush green hills are a bird watchers and hill walkers paradise …
Shimba Hills
High and Cool, these hills are the perfect getaway from the coastal heat, and home to a fascinating range of wildlife …
Taita and Chyulu Hills
Framing the vast wilderness of Tsavo, these hills have great wildlife and greater views of Kilimanjaro … - the official destination website of Kenya Tourist Board
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