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Hellsgate National Park Day Tour | Sojourn Safaris | Nairobi Hiking Day Trips
Hellsgate national park hiking day tour is a full day hike in this rift valley park. Hellsgate 1 day trip is popular for the walking safaris and cycling tours. The park is also famous for its great landscape including the red colored cliffs, deep gorges, volcanic plugs like central tower, geothermal hot springs and geysers and savannahs.
Hellsgate National Park Attractions
Hellsgate is known for the walking or hiking safaris. The park is located some 98km from Nairobi. It is a 68 sq km park located right in the middle of the rift valley. The park is the only one of two parks that allow walking and cycling in Kenya.
Animals to be seen in Hellsgate include the lions, cheetahs, giraffes, buffalos, hyenas, gazelles, and impalas. The animals can be easily seen as you do your walking trip among them. You can also hire bikes at the gate and ride in the park.
The Park is famous for inspiring the landscape of the Lion King movie of the 90s. The Lara Croft’s Tomb raiders: Cradle of mankind was also shot on location in this park. The park is also popular for seeing the geysers and hot springs. Infact, the park has 2 geothermal electricity generating wells which produce a lot of smoke. The park also has a geothermal spa with a large pool with hot spring water.
A 1 day hike in Hellsgate goes through the savannah and the deep gorges and is quite fun when walking among the giraffes and antelopes with a group or guide.
Hellsgate National park Hiking Day Trip Itinerary
7:00am: Depart Nairobi for Hellsgate national park for a day trip
7:30am: Make a scheduled stop at the Great Rift Valley to see the valley below.
8:30am: Arrive at the park and start a tour of the park in the vehicle. Hire bikes for the ride or drive to the walking section of the park.
1:00pm: Depart from the park to Lake Naivasha restaurant for lunch.
2:30pm: Drive back to Nairobi after the Hellsgate National Park day trip.
5:00pm: Drop off in your Nairobi Hotel
End of Tour
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