Tour code: 6016KEUC
This Hell’s Gate National Park walking tour with Elsamere Conservation Park Visit form Nairobi showcases some of the best of Kenya’s natural wonder with easy access from it’s largest city. You’ll experience the beauty of African wildlife as your wander Hell’s Gate
National Park on foot and get a unique look at zebra, indigenous birds and graceful gazelles in their natural habitat. From there, you’ll tour Elsamere Conservation Center—a big cat orphanage stationed on the shores of Lake Naivasha—and learn about efforts to protect and preserve some of the nation’s most prized animals.

Highlights

  • Day trip to Hell’s Gate National Park from Nairobi
  • Explore the park on foot, something that is rarely allowed in Kenyan nature reserves
  • Admire Hell’s Gate’s herbivores such as zebras, gazelles and African buffaloes
  • Have your camera ready to capture photos of Verreaux’s Eagles and other rare birdlife
  • Visit Elsamere Conservation Park to see orphaned big cats and white colobus monkeys

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This is a great alternative option from the usual vehicle-based national park tours. Explore Hell’s Gate National Park on foot with your guide, keeping an eye out for the wildlife; it’s a perfect tour for anyone wanting to spend a day in the wild!

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What You Can Expect

Hell’s Gate National Park Walking Tour with Elsamere Conservation Park Visit from Nairobi

See the the incredible rock formations at Hell's Gate National Park

Your friendly local guide will meet you at your centrally located meeting point and transport you in the air-conditioned comfort of a coach towards scenic Lake Naivasha and Hell’s Gate National Park—about two hours north of the city.

You’ll cruise through Kenya’s breathtaking countryside and make a scenic stop at the impressive Rift Valley before strolling through the natural vegetation of Hell’s Gate with your guide. Marvel at the zebras and gazelles that wander freely before your eyes and learn about the indigenous plants and colorful birds that call this park home. Tour the hot springs and climb incredible rock formations as part of this memorable excursion.

Enjoy lunch with your fellow travelers at the park and learn from locals about the traditions and cuisine this region of Kenya is known for. With full bellies you’ll head to Elsamere Conservation Center on the shore of Lake Naivasha and learn about the center that’s devoted to the conservation of some of Africa’s biggest cats. You’ll also see white colobus monkeys and more birds before making your way back to Nairobi and your city-center hotel.

Customer Reviews

Kathleen H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This was a fantastic tour of the Hell's Gate National Park! Visiting Elsamere was so surreal. If only there were lions still roaming the grounds. But beautiful, nonetheless. Hell's Gate National Park was quite something. Really enjoyed seeing all of the wildlife. But the hike into the Hell's Gate Gorge was an incredible memory. Only note here is that the information about the tour doesn't quite explain what I was getting myself into. It was not easy to climb in and out and around the gorge. But totally worth the hike! Just be prepared. I wore a white running shirt - bad idea. I was filthy by the time we finished. But loved every minute of the tour. And totally recommend this trip and hike into the gorge for the adventurous types!

Bobby R

4 star rating: Recommended July 2015

definitely worth doing. hiked through the park with beautiful views. lunch was good. would definitely recommend it.

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