Trip to Longonot and Hellsgate Park

2 Destinations in just an overnight safari. Hike Mt Longonot and cycle in the wild in Mt Hellsgate National Park plus a Boat ride in Lake Naivasha in search of hippos!

320 EUR / pers.

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320 EUR / pers.

Trip to Longonot and Hellsgate Park

2 Destinations in just an overnight safari. Hike Mt Longonot and cycle in the wild in Mt Hellsgate National Park plus a Boat ride in Lake Naivasha in search of hippos!

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the experience

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1 - 29 people

2 days

Naivasha

Verified

1 - 29 people

2 days

Naivasha

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“Sheer Adventure” Rising from the floor of the Great Rift Valley like a monolith is the extinct volcano of Mount Longonot. A unique feature is the thick forest that lies within the crater of the mountain. The crater rim also provides great scenic views across the beautiful Rift Valley all the way to Lake Naivasha. Major wildlife attractions at Mount Longonot include buffaloes, elands, lion, leopard, bushbucks, common zebra, giraffe and Grant’s gazelles. Hellsgate National Park on the other hand, offers breathtaking scenery, complete with towering cliffs, gorges, rock towers, volcanoes and belching plumes of geothermal steam, make it one of the most atmospheric parks in Africa. At Hell’s Gate you can enjoy walking safaris, and even families with young energetic children can take part in a walk in the wild alongside zebra, eland, gazelle and giraffe. And if you don’t fancy walking, hire a bike at the gate of the park and enjoy a ride in the wild. On a visit to the park you can see African buffalos, zebras, elands, hartebeests, Thomson’s gazelles, baboons and over 100 bird species including vultures, Verreaux’s eagles, augur buzzards and swifts. Rare lammergeier vultures, as well as the Chandler’s mountain reedbuck and the klipspringer antelope also call the park home. Tour Program Day 1: Nairobi - Longonot Drive to Mt Longonot our first destination, Hike Mt Longonot ( A hike that takes approximately 6 hrs) Can be more or less depending your speed. Drive to Naivasha with lunch en route. check in in our hotel. Choose to relax in your hotel till evening or go for an optional boat drive at Lake Naivasha National Park. Dinner and overnight at the camp or lodge Day 2 Hellsgate - Nairobi Explore Hellsgate National Park, you can choose to cycle or walk or do a game drive. Optional activities include swimming in the natural hot water spa and rock climbing. Exit the park in the afternoon and drive back to Nairobi where our tour ends.

Highlights

  • Hiking
  • Cycling in the wild
  • Boat Rides

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What's included

  • Guide Fees
  • Park Entrance fees
  • Cycing fees
  • Game drives
  • Transport

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