Hell’s Gate National Park Day Trip itinerary
7:30am: Hells gate National Park day trip starts after breakfast with an early pick up by our driver guide.
8:45am: Stop over at the Great Rift Valley view point on the eastern escarpment to see Mt Longonot, Mt Suswa, and the expansive floor of the rift valley.
10:00am: Arrival at the hells gate national park bike riding (optional) and walking safari. Your guide will assist you to hire a good bike for the hells gate bike ride. Hells gate guided walking safari start immediately from the gate in the company of an experienced guide. (bike ride is optional)
1:00pm: Enjoy a picnic lunch in the hells gate national park picnic site with the view of the park and as you watch the animals walking around.
2:00pm: You can choose to go for a further walking safari in hells gate national park or visit the lake Naivasha to enjoy an optional boat ride and see hippos, birds, and the best views of the mountains beyond. Optional visit to Mvuke spa swimming pool to swim in naturally heated and biggest swimming pool in Africa.
3:30pm: Depart Naivasha for Nairobi and arrive at 6:00pm with a drop off at your hotel or JKIA Nairobi International airport. This marks the end of your 1 day hells gate national park hiking tours.
5 days Masai Mara Lake Nakuru Naivasha Hell’s gate
Day 1: Nairobi – Masai Mara 07.30 a.m. Pick up from hotel and transfer to office to group and depart for the Masai Mara Game Reserve, via the view-point of the Great Rift Valley and Narok town for lunch. On arrival proceed for a game drive, tracking various animal species and birds with your driver/guide. Dinner and overnight at the Camp
Day 2:. Full Day Explore Masai Mara After breakfast proceed on a full day of game viewing within the reserve. The landscape here is scenic savannah grassland on rolling hills. The reserve is the best park for game in Kenya as it has an extensive road and track network which allows for close range viewing and photography. Break for your picnic lunch at the hippo pool, looking out for hippos and crocodile. Dinner and overnight at the Camp
Day 3: Masai Mara – Lake Nakuru National Park Early morning pre-breakfast game drive. After breakfast, depart the Mara region for Nakuru, lunch enroute, with scenic views of Mt. Longonot and Lake Naivasha from afar on the main highway. Dinner and overnight budget guest house in Nakuru
Day 4: Lake Nakuru – Lake Naivasha After breakfast proceeds on a game drive in Lake Nakuru Park, known for its prolific birdlife including flamingoes. The park contains a sanctuary for the conservation of the white rhino while species like Cape buffalo and waterbuck can be seen near the shoreline – enjoy hot lunch and drive to Naivasha – you have an option to take a boat ride in this fresh water lake to go and see hippos and fish eagles .Dinner and overnight at budget hotel
Day 5: Hell’s Gate, Naivasha – Nairobi City After breakfast have a nature walk in the hell’s gate national park – You may hire bicycles to cycle in this only – There are over 100 species of birds in the park, including vultures, Verreaux’s Eagles, augur buzzard, and swifts. African buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle, and baboons are also common. The park is also home to klipspringer antelope and Chanler’s mountain reedbuck – enjoy hot lunch and later drive back to Nairobi arriving in the afternoon.
Prices Includes: Game drives All meals included while on safari All applicable Game Park entrance fees Guaranteed window seating with open top Round trip transport from Nairobi to Masai Mara Game Reserve Professional Safari Guide/ Driver.
Prices Excludes: International Airfare A visit to a Masai Village Accommodations in Nairobi Cost of obtaining passport and visas Gratuity for your professional driver guide Optional Hot Air Ballooning (cost per person is 470 US Dollars), Nature walks etc Personal expenses such traveling insurance, excess baggage fee, communication charges