50 Km from Nairobi, it is described by many
as the best day trip from Kenyas capital,
this little known yet massive double cratered
volcano is located very close to its 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.
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
Trip itinerary and Time Activity
07:30am Depart for Mt Suswa, expected to arrive
at 08:30am, start Hiking, Bird watching &
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
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.
Trip Cost 160$ per person