Overview

This trips takes you to Hells Gate, Lake Naivasha & Crescent Island. Named for the intense geothermal activity within its boundaries, the Hell's Gate National Park is a remarkable quarter of the Great Rift Valley. Spectacular scenery including the towering cliffs, water-gouged gorges, stark rock towers, scrub clad volcanoes and belching plumes of geothermal steam make it one of the most atmospheric Parks in Africa.  At Hell’s Gate National park you can Drive, Hike, Bike or Climb . Lake Naivasha known as a world class birding destination has amazing flora & fauna you will enjoy a boat ride & view Hippos and the nearby wildlife grazing at the shore. Then finish with a visit  to the the Crescent island. The Island Sanctuary boasts more animals per acre than any other park in Kenya. You are certain to trek by diverse herds of wildlife – wildebeest, waterbuck, zebra, giraffe and gazelle amongst them.

1 Day 21 Oct, 22 Oct, 23 Oct, and more Nakuru County
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

 

  • * Use of a Safari Land Cruiser all through the trip.
  • * Services of a experienced Driver/guide.
  • * Lunch at the Sopa Lodge Naivasha.
  • * Sanctuary & Hells Gate Fees.
  • * Boat Riding.
  • * Bikes..
  • * Amref flying Doctors evacuation insurance.
  • * Water during Game Drives.
  • * Taxes & Levies.

 

What is NOT included in the tour

 

  •  * Any meals/services not mentioned in the inclusions
  • * Local & International flights.
  • * Visas
  • * Travel Visas.
  • * Accommodations.
  • * Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
Highlights
  • * Hells Gate Tour.
  • * View of the Rift Valley.
  • * Lake Naivasha Boat Ride.
  • * Walking Safari at the Crescent Island Sanctuary.
Itinerary

Hell Gate, Lake Naivasha & Crescent Island.

The trip begins at 07:00 am with  our Driver/Guide picking you up from your Nairobi Hotel/House or Airport. After meet & greet and some briefing your journey starts.  Along the way you will stop at the Rift Valley view point to view the formation, Take some for photos and a bit of stretching.

Upon arrival you will start at hells gate you will drive/hike or ride  through Hell’s Gate Gorge, a steep, red sandstone formation cut by water and time. Walking through this narrow canyon, we’ll spot the unique volcanic remnants called Fischer’s and Central Towers. In this 2 hrs tour watch out  for herds of Thompson’s gazelle, eland, zebra, and hartebeest as you ride/trek etc. Keep an eye on the sky throughout the tour, as Hell’s Gate National Park is home to more than 100 species of birds, including Verreaux’s eagles, augur buzzards, vulture, and swifts.

You will have lunch at the Sopa Lodge Naivasha. After lunch you will go on a boat ride in lake  enjoy views of Hippos and the nearby wildlife grazing at the shore. Don’t be surprised to see buffalo, zebra, eland and impala look up as you sail by.

Your tour ends with a walking safari on Crescent Island. The Island Sanctuary boasts more animals per acre than any other park in Kenya. You will site diverse herds of wildlife majority being the grazers wildebeest, waterbuck, zebra, giraffe and gazelles. The island is not fenced, and the animals are free to roam to and  from the mainland

Hippos are also known to graze all about the island and you’re sure to spot pelicans, cormorants and fish eagles as well.

After this guided walking safari, Start your drive back to Nairobi arriving later in the evening with our Driver/Guide dropping you in your hotel/home or airport.

 

Pickup point
Directions.
Hells Gate National Park, Kenya View on Map