Hells gate national park
Hells Gate National Park
Hells gate Naivasha
Hells gate national park
Lake Naivasha

Hell’s Gate Day Trip


Named for the intense geothermal activity within its boundaries, the Hell’s Gate National Park is a remarkable quarter of the Great Rift Valley. Its spectacular sceneries 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. Why not have a full-day trip to this wonderful park and get to enjoy activities such as guided walking safari, mountain biking, rock climbing, and massage therapy in a natural spa.


Discover the natural beauty of Hell’s Gate National Park on this unforgettable day trip. With its Soaring cliffs, bursting gorges, dusty valleys, and perfectly sculptured volcanic columns, Hell’s Gate National Park has some of the most surreal, peculiar, and visually striking landscapes anywhere in Kenya. It is best explored on foot or mountain bike. Situated just south of Lake Naivasha, Hell’s Gate National Park is the only national park in Kenya that you can explore on foot.



  • Duration 

The safari will last for a whole day. The timings can also be fine-tuned according to a traveler’s needs.

  • Transport

Pick up will be at your hotel or residence and drop off back after the trip. Safari vehicle type can either be a 4×4 land cruiser or a safari minivan. This will depend on the traveler’s budget.

Hell’s Gate Day Trip Itinerary

Yоur tоur stаrts with thе mоrning рiсk uр from your hotel or residence by оur Drivеr/guidе.  You will have a brief stop at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint to take the most eye-catching views of the Escarpment. Frоm thеrе yоu shаll proceed to Hell’s Gate National park arriving in good timе tо stаrt yоur tоur аt thе раrk. You mаy орt tо hike with the help of your guide who will explain the history and nature of the park to you during the walk. You can also do rock climbing, climbing Fischer’s Tower offers you an opportunity to enjoy the scenic surrounding comprising of impressive gorges, lime-streaked cliffs, and animals.

Cycling at Hell’s Gate national park is also an amazing experience that you can choose to do, cycling past grazing zebras and a giraffe among other animals is a great experience. The park has no wild cats making it one of the best places in Kenya to enjoy a biking tour in the wild. Do not worry if you did not come with a bicycle, you can hire one at the Elsa Gate and before you ride the bicycle make sure it is comfortable for you.

You can also go for a game drive. Hell’s Gate national park is home to a reasonable population of wildlife including zebras, herds of buffalo, hartebeests, elands, Defassa waterbuck, olive baboons, and Masai giraffe among others, and birdlife which you will enjoy watching during a game viewing safari.

Finally, after the day’s activities, you will drive back to Nairobi and get an drop off at your hotel.

Additional information

Group size

Cost as from, Maximum cost