Mount Kenya National Park (Mount Kenya National Park)
Mount Kenya National Park (Mount Kenya NP) – The second highest, after Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the African vertex, with the peak of Batian (5199 m). It is located in the center of the country, slightly below the equator. On her mountain-covered mountain peaks there are 11 glaciers. Snowy Top Kenya invariably attracts many climbers and fans of the conquest of mountain peaks. And now it is a fairly popular location for climbing, as even newcomers will be able to find light paths for themselves and see the places of the eagles.
According to the beliefs of the tribe, the God of Ngai lives on this mountain, the gods of the tribes Maasay and Kamba are also called. By tradition, all houses of this tribe are built face to this mountain. They call her Kiry9, or a place of light.
Here, among the eternal snow and alpine meadows, many rivers take place, including the Tana River, which is the biggest river in Kenya.
Then the cedar forest begins, in which olive trees, ferns, lianas and moss grow.
At an altitude of 2500 meters, a giant bamboo bamboo appears with a height of up to 12 meters. And already at an altitude of 3200 m, the vegetation is poor and it is here that the National Park of Kenya Mountain, 492 kV area begins.KM.
The park is famous for his population of extinct species such as the Antilope Suni, Excrace, Lizard Szink and Mountain Snake, as well as several types of owls. Rising to Mount Kenya, among bamboo forests, adorning her slopes, you can see monkeys, antelope, buffaloes, elephants, baboons, black rhinos, leopards, and hyen. Among the main attractions of the park — Elephants, Giraffes, Tigers and Rare Zebra Albinos.