Africa’s second-highest mountain might just be its most beautiful. Being the second tallest mountain in Africa, the scenery surrounding this designated world heritage site is breathtaking. The wilderness is perfect and Mount Kenya peaks are of great beauty. It is pristine with lakes, tarns, glaciers, dense forest and mineral springs. The montane and alpine vegetation here is unique, with a wide variety of wildlife which include elephants, tree hyrax, white tailed mongoose, black fronted duikers, bushbucks, waterbucks, leopards, black rhino and buffaloes. It is as well an excellent destination for bird watchers.