CKC SP 004: Hell’s Gate National Park Trekking Daytrip

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Tour Details

You depart Nairobi or the Lake Naivasha Hotels in the morning. The Hell’s Gate National Park is 90 kilometres to the South West of Nairobi City or 2 hours drive. It is  68.25 km squared and mainly comprise of the savannah ecosystem. The elevation is 1900 meters. The 1994 film ‘The lion king’ is modeled after this Park.

The Park is so named after a narrow break in the cliffs and was once a tributary of a prehistoric lake. It has breathtaking scenery especially the Fischer’s tower, Central tower and Hell’s Gate Gorge; which offers a nice hiking experience. It offers diverse topography and geological scenery. It  lies just next to the Ol Karia Geothermal power station that generates Geothermal power from underneath Hell’s Gate’s hot springs and geysers. After the hike, you are picked up from the Gate and returned to your Naivasha Lodge or to  Nairobi to arrive in late afternoon.

 Activities here include: Hiking, rock climbing, cycling, game viewing, scenic landscapes, Gorge walk & bird watching.

The wildlife available here include: over 100 bird species; including vultures and Varreaux eagles, augur buzzard, swifts,  among others with buffaloes, eland, lion, leopard, bushbuck, common zebra, giraffe, Thomson & Grant’s gazelles, baboons, klipspringer antelope, plus a huge array of birdlife.

What to bring: binoculars, camera, hat , sun screen, sunglasses & comfortable  walking shoes.

Cost in USD based on per person basis

One person  


Per person for  02 persons



Valid from 2nd January 2017  to 31st December 2017.

Cost includes:

  • Pick up and drop off in Nairobi or a Lake Naivasha area Hotel/Lodge 
  • Services of a courteous, professional & experienced driver/guide 
  • Services of a Trekking Guide 
  • Use of a private minivan for the transfer
  • Bottled water during your time in our vehicle
  • Hell’s Gate National Park entrance fees
  • Packed lunch(s )


 Cost excludes:

  • Items not mentioned as included


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