Hell’s Gate National Park Day Trip Overview


Hell’s Gate National Park Day Trip Hike is a 1 -day hike and biking tour from Nairobi to Hell’s Gate National Park to hike, ride bicycles, and take scenic walks through the beautiful park.

Hells Gate National Park Day trip Hike is a day-hike fun way to enjoy watching wildlife while walking or riding a bike. It is one of the few national parks safe for hiking, with sweeping geographical features including deep gorges, red-colored cliffs, rock towers, hot springs, and geysers among others.

Hell’s Gate Day hike offers visitors a chance for game viewing (mainly herbivores and birds) on a bicycle: ride around the park surrounded by hordes of wild animals like buffalo, giraffes, zebra, and impala. Hells Gate hiking park is one of the best hiking places around Nairobi and its popular due to its relative proximity to Nairobi, which also endears the tour to transit travelers’ with a day’s layover in Nairobi.

About The Tour

Inclusions Exclusions
Arrival & Departure airport transfers complementary to all our clients. Visas and related costs.
Transportation as per itinerary. Personal Taxes.
Accommodation per itinerary or similar with a request to all our clients. Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls and other items of a personal nature.
Meals as per itinerary B=Breakfast, L=Lunch and D=Dinner. International flights.
Services literate English driver/guide. Optional excursions and activities not listed in the itinerary like Balloon safari, Masai Village.
National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary.
Excursions & activities as per itinerary with a request
Recommended Mineral Water while on safari.

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

  • 7:30 am

    Hell’s Gate National Park Day trip starts after breakfast with an early pick-up by our driver guide.

  • 8:45 am

    Stop over at the Great Rift Valley viewpoint on the eastern escarpment to see Mt Longonot, Mt Suswa, and the expansive floor of the Rift Valley.

  • 10:00 am

    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 starts immediately from the gate in the company of an experienced guide. (Bike ride is optional)

  • 1:00 pm

    Enjoy a picnic lunch at the Hell’s Gate National Park picnic site with a view of the park and as you watch the animals walking around. We can also include a proper buffet lunch (optional) at any of the 4-star properties dotting Lake Naivasha.

  • 2:00 pm

    You can go for a further walking safari in Hell’s Gate National Park or visit Lake Naivasha to enjoy an optional boat ride and see hippos, birds, and the best views of the mountains beyond—an optional visit to Mvuke Spa, home to Africa's biggest naturally heated swimming pool.

  • 3:30 pm

    Depart Naivasha for Nairobi and arrive at 6:00 p.m. with a drop-off at your hotel or JKIA Nairobi for your outbound flight. This marks the end of your 1-day Hell’s Gate National Park hiking tour.