Day 1: Nairobi-Hells Gate-lake Naivasha
After breakfast depart from your Nairobi hotel at 7:00 AM and drive to Hells Gate National Park with stops at several view points to marvel at the scenic Great Rift Valley escarpment. Hell’s Gate is one of Kenya’s smaller national parks, which can be explored on foot or on a bicycle.
Arrive at the gate of Hell’s Gate around mid-morning and start the bike tour for 2 hours within Hell’s Gate. You also have the option to drive instead of cycling.
Animals that can be seen here include Bushbucks, Dik-diks, Giraffes, Gazelles, Gnus, Hartebeests, Impalas, Klipspringers, Buffaloes, Hyraxes, Zebras, Hyenas, Jackals, Mongooses, Baboons, Monkeys and Porcupines amongst others. The park has historically been an important home for the rare lammergeier vultures.
At around 11:00 AM, visit the gorge for 1 hour. Capture beautiful panoramas of the gorge with small depressions of land-mass where you can walk underneath.
12:00 PM: return the bike at the gate on the way to visit the Maasai community.
1:00 PM: Drive for lunch to Naivasha Fisherman’s’ Camp.
2:00 PM: Enjoy a relaxing 1-hour boat ride on Lake Naivasha where you can see some of the local wildlife which includes hippos, buffalo, fish eagles, pelicans and much more.
4:00 PM: Drive back to Nairobi arriving around 6 PM. End of the tour.