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  • Lake Naivasha and Hell's Gate Park Day Tour From Nairobi

    1. Lake Naivasha and Hell's Gate Park Day Tour From Nairobi

    Start off the adventure at 7 AM when you will be picked up and driven to the Great Rift Valley viewpoint, one of Kenya’s most spectacular spots. Briefly absorb the panoramic views of all the major attractions in Nairobi before moving on to Hell's Gate National Park. Get into gear and start the 2-hour biking safari around the park. Expect to cycle past a range of wildlife, from large antelopes to roaming zebras and everything in between. This is followed by an hour-long walk exploring the gorges inside the park with a private guide. Gorges are small, thin depressions of land that you can walk underneath.  Travel by motor vehicle to Naivasha Fishermans or Marina camp for lunch at 1 PM. At 2 PM, enjoy a boat ride across Lake Naivasha, the Rift Valley's highest lake. Encircled by verdant banks, olive trees and cacti this lake is home to exotic birds and giant hippos.  At 4 PM, depart for ...

    The tour went smoothly, Peter was an excellent guide who briefs you of what the day would look like. He was patient during the bike tour, keeping with my pace as well as when I need to stop to rest or to take photos. He is knowledgeable about the destination and would share the historical as well as anecdotal stories. The bike ride would have been the best time during the tour if not for the uncomfortable bike seat and the rough road! The tour was exactly how it was described. Peter was also a defensive driver even when we had encountered a horrendous traffic jam entering Nairobi. I would book other tours in the future when I return to Nairobi. Thanks for giving me a memorable experience. That’s Peter!

  • Nairobi: Private 5-Day Masai Mara, Nakuru, and Naivasha Tour

    2. Nairobi: Private 5-Day Masai Mara, Nakuru, and Naivasha Tour

    Discover Kenya's premiere wildlife destinations on a 5-day tour from Nairobi and have the chance to see the famous Big 5 animals. Take several guided game drives around Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru, cycle around Hell's Gate, and spot hippos on Lake Naivasha. Day 1: Nairobi to Masai Mara After pickup at your accommodation in Nairobi, commence your drive to Masai Mara via the Great Rift Valley viewpoint and marvel at the breathtaking panorama of the valley. Arrive in time for lunch, then depart on a game viewing drive in the Masai Mara National Reserve after check-in. Return back to camp for a delicious buffet dinner. Day 2: Masai Mara Spend a day exploring the Masai Mara National Reserve in search of the Big 5 game animals. Between July and November, catch sight of the great migration of millions of wildebeest and zebra from Tanzania, a spectacular annu...

  • Lake Naivasha & Hell's Gate Day Tour Admission Fees Included

    3. Lake Naivasha & Hell's Gate Day Tour Admission Fees Included

    To begin your tour, you will be picked up from your Nairobi hotel, or the airport at no extra cost. Then, drive to Hell's Gate National Park for an amazing day trip. Enjoy watching the local wildlife by either walking or riding a bike in the Park. This is one of the few national parks where hiking is allowed. The Park has amazing features including deep gorges, red colored cliffs, rock towers, hot springs, and geysers. This day tip offers visitors the chance to go game viewing by bicycle. Ride around the Park surrounded by hordes of wild animals like buffalo, giraffes, zebra, and impala. Later, after lunch, you will go to Lake Naivasha to have a boat ride before coming back to Nairobi.

    Isaiah is a pleasant guide and good driver. The park is fenominal. There are no words.

  • Nairobi: Private Full-Day Tour to Hell's Gate

    4. Nairobi: Private Full-Day Tour to Hell's Gate

    Depart early in the morning and drive for an hour and half (56 mile / 90 kilometer) through the Rift Valley to Hell's Gate National Park, stopping for lunch in Naivasha. Spend a day in the Rift Valley exploring Hell's Gate National Park for a great mixture of landscape and wildlife viewing. On arrival at the park you will visit the Geothermal Power Plant at Ol Karia and the Hot Springs. Hell's Gate is the only Kenyan park that officially allows transport by walking and bicycling, and the small perimeters of the park give you a chance to see a variety of wildlife.

  • Nairobi: Hell's Gate National Park Full-Day Adventure

    5. Nairobi: Hell's Gate National Park Full-Day Adventure

    Following pick-up from your hotel in Nairobi, travel to Hell's Gate National Park, approximately 2 to 2.5 hours drive from the city center. Sit back and relax on the journey as you take in the views of the plains and Lake Naivasha. Learn about the remarkable plants and animals that thrive in the park, including over 130 species of birds. Upon arrival, get the opportunity to walk with the animals in their natural environment. Marvel at the towering red cliffs, deep gorges and basalt columns of the park on foot. Experience the thrill of seeing large, plant-eating animals while outside the vehicle. Encounter great herds of zebra thundering past baboons, buffalo, hartebeest and more.  Then, break for lunch at a nearby restaurant and taste the regional food of Kenya as you mingle with the local Maasai tribes in a casual setting. Continue to Elsamere Conservation Center at the edge of Lake N...

    James was an enthusiastic host and a great conversationalist. He made every effort to get us close to the animals, and interact; and he helped us connect with the best guides for the descent into the gorge, as well as the boat tour. Thank you, James!

  • Nairobi: Hell's Gate National Park Tour with Guide

    6. Nairobi: Hell's Gate National Park Tour with Guide

    Start the tour with free pickup from your hotel in a comfortable air-conditioned bus. Meet your guide and receive a full introduction and briefing of the tour as you head out of Nairobi city. First stop is the Great Rift Valley viewpoint to marvel out across the landscape and take some photographs for your holiday album. Next, head on to Hell’s Gate National Park, the only park in Kenya where you can drive, walk, cycle, and rock climb. The park is home to a wide variety of wildlife, unusual flora, and many species of bird. One such bird is the rare Lammergeyer Vulture which shares the park with over 103 other species of birds, including the incredible Verreaux Eagle. After your tour of the park, your guide will walk with you to the nearby gorges to view the ‘devil’s kitchen’ and the ‘devil’s bathroom’. There’s time here to enjoy your snacks and cold drinks to refresh from the walk and ...

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What people are saying about Hell's Gate National Park

The tour went smoothly, Peter was an excellent guide who briefs you of what the day would look like. He was patient during the bike tour, keeping with my pace as well as when I need to stop to rest or to take photos. He is knowledgeable about the destination and would share the historical as well as anecdotal stories. The bike ride would have been the best time during the tour if not for the uncomfortable bike seat and the rough road! The tour was exactly how it was described. Peter was also a defensive driver even when we had encountered a horrendous traffic jam entering Nairobi. I would book other tours in the future when I return to Nairobi. Thanks for giving me a memorable experience. That’s Peter!

I booked this tour and didn’t thought much about it, so I had no idea what to expect. But cycling through a national park and being able to see all the animals so close by was amazing! Charles shared all his knowledge with me on the tour and was really helpful with the hiking trails at the viewpoints. I definitely recommend it! And Paul as my driver was amazing as well! Good conversations, learned a lot about the culture and he got me into the boat safari, which was an experience by itself. I absolutely loved the day out at Hells Gate and Lake Naivasha!

My tour guide Paul was great. He showed me everything great about the advertised regions and ushered me her professionally throughout my day and my journey. As for the program: I really enjoyed the biking and the boat ride. The nature there is just breathtaking. The Gauges were closed unfortunately so I will have to come back.

I really enjoyed the bike ride through the National Park, completely different experience to the Safaris via Jeep. Lake Naivasha is beautiful too! Great trip!

This is something I want to do again. Superb service delivery.