Full day-tour to Hell’s Gate and Lake Naivasha From Nairobi

Enjoy biking safari, walk at the gorges and boat ride on your day tour to Hell’s Gate and Lake Naivasha. 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, scrub clad volcanoes and belching plumes of geothermal steam make it one of the most atmospheric Parks in Africa. You will enjoy mountain biking, rock climbing and walking at the gorges before heading to Lake Naivasha.

On your day tour to hell’s gate and Lake Naivasha, you get the opportunity to ride a boat on the lake. This freshwater lake towers at the highest elevation of the Kenyan Rift valley at almost 2000 meters in a fascinating geological combination of volcanic rocks and sedimentary deposits. Lake Naivasha National Park is a bird lover’s paradise. Taking a boat ride on the lake can get you real close to these avian wonders. You can take a leisure boat ride, usually for about 90 minutes during which you get to witness dozens of hippos wallowing in water and the different species of birds. 

Thousands of bright pink colored flamingos are spread across the lake like a carpet. Due to their proximity to each other, the bright pink create an awe-inspiring spectacle on the water. You will see both the lesser and greater flamingos here. The greater flamingos have their red bill with a black tip and a deep pink plumage. The lesser flamingos have a pink bill and a white plumage. Lake Naivasha is an experience like no other. That’s why it features so prominently on many travelers bucket lists, as it should on yours. So how about you start prepping for your trip today?

Day tour to Naivasha and Hell’s Gate National Park

After hotel pickup, head to Hell’s Gate National Park for your choice of a safari drive or bike ride, followed by a hike and a boat ride on Lake Naivasha, brief stopover at the Great rift valley view point. Arrive at hell’s gate at around 9:00 am. Start of the biking tour at hell’s gate National Park for about two hours. 

At Around 11:00 am, Visit the gorges inside the park which will take about one hour. Gorges are small thin depressions of land mass where you can walk underneath. Some areas have formed caves where you can walk through. Later finish the bike tours and drive to Lake Naivasha.

Head Naivasha Fisherman’s camp for lunch or any other hotel (at own expense) Take a one hour boat ride at the lake for bird watching and hippo viewing. 

Open sandstone expanses await visitors to Hell’s Gate National Park and Lake Naivasha from Nairobi. Tour concludes with drop-off at your Nairobi lodging.


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  • Fuel and driver charges
  • Entrance to the hell’s gate National Park
  • Bicycle renting charge
  • Private Hell’s gate guide
  • Boat ride on Lake Naivasha.


  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)