Only 50 Km from Nairobi, it is described by many as the best day trip from Kenya’s capital, this little known yet massive double cratered volcano is located very close to it’s well known sister, Mt. Longonot.
Mt. Suswa is one of the most spectacular mountains of the Rift Valley as it comprises a 12 km 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 famed for the many caves on its E slopes. All are easy to access, none are too long or complex and no special gear or knowledge is required to explore these systems
Trip itinerary and Time Activity
07:30am Depart for Mt Suswa, expected to arrive at 08:30am, start Hiking, Bird watching & site seeing.
01:00 pm We take our picnic Lunch at one of the caves en route to the summit/ Mt Suswa camp, relax at the peak as we photograph and start descending as we enjoy game watching
04:00 pm Leave for Nairobi expected to arrive at Nairobi at 5:30 pm
NB: Wear comfortable shoes & light clothes. Carry a picnic lunch, binoculars, extra drinking water & snacks. If you can, bring a spot light and helmet for caving.