Hells Gate National Park

Destination: Kenya

Starts from, Ksh 3,750 per person

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Destination: Kenya

Price: Ksh 3,750 per person

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Details

Named for the intense geothermal activity within its boundaries, the Hell’s Gate National Park is a remarkable quarter of the Great Rift Valley. The park has historically been an important home for the rare lammergeyer vultures., including vultures, Verreaux’s Eagles. 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. Hell’s Gate is an ideal venue for a day trip from Nairobi where, in addition to the bio-diversity that includes raptors, visitors can enjoy mountain biking, rock climbing and a natural spa. Hells Gate national park is famous for its natural hot geysers, eagle and vulture breeding grounds as well as activities by visitors in the park such as walking, cycling and rock climbing. There are also special locations to view such as Fischers’ Tower formerly a volcano’s plug, the central Tower and Njorowas Gorge. The Olkaria and Hobleys’ the 2 extinct volcanoes are worth a trip as natural steam vents rise from fissures in the volcanic rock. There is also game in this park which includes the Animals seen here include Bushbucks, Dik Dik, Gazelles, Gnus, Hartebeests, Impalas, Klipspringers, Buffaloes, Hyraxes, Zebras, Hyenas, Jackals, Mongooses, Baboons, Monkeys and Porcupines amongst other animals. Over 103 species of birds have been recorded in this park. Horse riding can also be arranged. 

Charges:

Kes. 3,750 Per Person (Joined group of 6 Pax)

Private Safari Charges

Kes 22,00 (A Group of 6 Pax)

 

Optional Activities

·         Horse Riding

·         Cycling

·         Rock Climbing

NB: They can be arranged on request.

 

Included in the costs:

·         Round transport

·         Swimming at Geothermal Hot Spa

·         Boat Riding

·         Game drives by safari van

·         Photography

·         English speaking professional driver guide

·         Lunch.

·         Park Fee

 

Excluded from the costs:

·         Items of personal nature not mentioned.

·         Meals not specified,

·         Bottled drinking water,

·         Gratuities/tips to driver guide,

·         Sodas and alcoholic drinks

·         Optional boat ride at lake Naivasha

·         Laundry

·         The cost of obtaining visa

·         Pre- tour accommodation which can be arranged on request.

 

Itinerary

0600 Hrs: Departure from Nairobi to Hells Gate National Park

0800 Hrs: Start the Game drive at Hells Gate National Park, including other optional activities such as Cycling, Rock Climbing and Horse Riding.

1300 Hrs: Luch Break and later head for Boat Riding activity at Lake Naivasha.

1500 Hrs: Swimming at Olkaria Geothermal Hot Spa

1700 Hrs: Depart Hells Gate for Nairobi. Drop-off at CBD or respective hotels.