Lakes and Mountains in Kenya

Apart from the outstanding national parks full of wildlife and the beautiful white sandy beaches; Kenya is also home to beautiful lakes that attracts over a thousand bird species among other lesser wildlife, stunning hills and the second highest mountain in Africa. Below are some of the top lakes, hills and mountains in Kenya.

Lake Baringo

Lake Baringo

About Lake Baringo Lake Baringo is one of the two freshwater lakes along the Great Rift Valley; located in north-western Kenya and is the second largest lake in Kenya; with a surface area of about 130 square kilometers and surrounded by mountains rising to almost 3000 meters above the

Lake Bogoria

Lake Bogoria

About Lake Bogoria Lake Bogoria is a saline shallow water lake, situated along the Great Rift Valley in northern parts of Kenya, about 25Km south of Lake Baringo. The lake is part of Lake Bogoria National Park, run by the local county government and is sometimes home to the

Lake Magadi

Lake Magadi

Lake Magadi Lake Magadi is a saline, alkaline lake, located along the Great Rift Valley in southern Kenya near the Namanga – Tanzania border, northeast of Lake Natron. The lake is approximately 100 square kilometers in size and 80% of the lake is covered by soda water, which evaporates

Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha

About Lake Naivasha Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake located along the Great Rift Valley, North West of Nairobi. The lake is at the highest point on the Kenyan rift, set on an altitude of 1,884 meters above the sea level, a surface area between 140 to 180

Lake Voctoria

Lake Voctoria

About Lake Victoria Lake Victoria is a huge lake located in east central Africa along the equator and is shared by three countries; namely Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. It is Africa's largest lake, with a surface area of 68,800 square kilometers and second largest freshwater lake in the world,

Mount Elgon

Mount Elgon

Mount Elgon Mount Elgon is an extinct volcanic mountain situated in western Kenya along the Kenya –Uganda border. The mountain has the largest volcanic crater in Africa; it is believed to be the oldest volcanic mountain erupting about 20 million years ago. Mount Elgon has a diameter of about

Mount Kenya

Mount Kenya

About Mount Kenya Mount Kenya is an ancient mountain, estimated to be over 2.6 million years old; it’s the highest mountain in Kenya, located in central Kenya about ,180 kilometers north of Nairobi. It’s an extinct volcanic mountain whose plug forms what is nowadays known as the peak. It

Mount Longonot

Mount Longonot

About Mount Longonot Mount longonot is a massive dormant volcanic mountain situated along the Great Rift Valley, southeast of Lake Naivasha and 90km from Nairobi. Longonot last erupted in the 1860s and has remained dormant since then; it has a height of 2,766m above sea level and has stunning

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