Day Trip – Hells Gate Day Tours | Sojourn Safaris Ltd

Daily Tour 1 day Trip to hells gate
Hells Gate National Park, Kenya Kenya

Full Day Trip – Hells Gate National Park

The hiking day trip is a full day excursion from Nairobi to Hells gate national park departing Nairobi after breakfast and enjoying a 5 hr 1-day hike and bicycle riding game drive.

Top 8 Tips on Hells Gate 1 Day Trip Hike from Nairobi

  • View the amazing great rift valley floor from the eastern escarpment en route to your 1 day hells gate hiking trip
  • See the strata volcano Mt Longonot to the left about an hour into your hells gate 1 day hike trip
  • Hike for a full 1 day inside hells gate gorges with hot springs
  • View the plains game while walking in hells gate hike in a full day trip
  • Visit the devils bedroom and the beautiful gorges in your hells gate day trip hike
  • Swim in the biggest natural spa pool in hells gate fed from underground therapeutic steam jets
  • Ride a bicycle inside the hells gate trails of you fancy cycling in the wilderness
  • Enjoy an optional boat ride in lake naivasha after your day hiking trip in hells gate

Hells gate is named after a narrow pass through a continuous massif of cliffs that formed the mouth of a prehistoric lake that is no more. The parks name also depicts its heavy volcanic activity with many hot springs, geysers and geothermal steam eruptions.

This park is famous for its easy hiking trails and bicycle riding excursions among the wildlife. The park offers you opportunities for rock climbing and rappelling on the steep cliff faces.

In your full day trip in Hells gate, you will also have a chance to do a game drive in your car or walk among the hiking trails and the deep gorges.

The movie lion king borrowed its landscape features from this park. Angelina Jolie’s movie, Tomb Raiders – Cradle of humankind was actually shot on location in hells gate national park deep gorges.

Full Day Trip Hells Gate National Park  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)

12:00pm: 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.

1.00pm: Depart hell’s 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.

2.00pm: Arrival at lake Naivasha Sopa lodge and start a of your boating trip on the lake. Enjoy a 2 hour boating and fishing ride in the lake as you watch the hippos and thousands of bird species.

4:00pm: Head out to Elsamere conservation centre for high tea and a visit to the information centre to learn about conservation efforts of George and Joy Adamson and the ‘Born Free’ movie about Elsa the lioness.

4.30pm: Drive back to Nairobi and check into your hotel at 7:30 pm.

Full Day Trip Hells Gate Excursion Cost and Price per Person

Hells Gate Day Trip Hiking Group

Cost Per Person incl park fees $

1 person Hells Gate hiking private trip


2-3 persons Hells Gate day hike private trip


4-5 persons Hells Gate climbing trip


Above 6 persons Hells Gate climb tour


Children above under 18yrs

of adult rate

Children below 3 yrs

of charge

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