Overnight Mount Longonot and Hells Gate National Park From Nairobi

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Mt Longonot National Park is located 90km from Nairobi city on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The mt Longonot national park is a popular park for hiking and mountain climbing that takes less than 3-4hrs to climb/hike up and down. It is one of the best adventure day trips from Nairobi. Longonot national park is easy to get to and has the best sightseeing opportunities and one can look inside the mountain crater...
Mt Longonot National Park is located 90km from Nairobi city on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The mt Longonot national park is a popular park for hiking and mountain climbing that takes less than 3-4hrs to climb/hike up and down. It is one of the best adventure day trips from Nairobi. Longonot national park is easy to get to and has the best sightseeing opportunities and one can look inside the mountain crater.

Enjoy biking safari, walk at the gorges and a beautiful boat ride on lake Naivasha.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi- Great African Rift Valley

Stop At: Mount Longonot National Park, Naivasha road, Maai Mahiu 00200 Kenya
6:00am:- Nairobi- Great African Rift Valley

Depart Nairobi for Mt Longonot National Park going through the Kikuyu lush green highlands and then on the eastern escarpment of the rift valley system.

6:30am: – Great Rift Valley View Point

You will make a scheduled stop at the view point on the side of the escarpment to enjoy the view of the Rift valley floor from a birds eye view.You can actually see the volcanic Mt Suswa and Mt Longonot from this high place with their evergreen craters and the undulating green rift valley floor.

7:00am: – Mt Longonot National Park

Drop into the rift valley and arrive at the Mt Longonot national park for your Hike up to the crater. The hike requires medium physical fitness and you will climb through...
Itinerary

Day 1: Nairobi- Great African Rift Valley

Stop At: Mount Longonot National Park, Naivasha road, Maai Mahiu 00200 Kenya
6:00am:- Nairobi- Great African Rift Valley

Depart Nairobi for Mt Longonot National Park going through the Kikuyu lush green highlands and then on the eastern escarpment of the rift valley system.

6:30am: – Great Rift Valley View Point

You will make a scheduled stop at the view point on the side of the escarpment to enjoy the view of the Rift valley floor from a birds eye view.You can actually see the volcanic Mt Suswa and Mt Longonot from this high place with their evergreen craters and the undulating green rift valley floor.

7:00am: – Mt Longonot National Park

Drop into the rift valley and arrive at the Mt Longonot national park for your Hike up to the crater. The hike requires medium physical fitness and you will climb through the gulleys that dot the sides of this mountain. You can make some rest stops at the designated places on the trek. You will get to the rim of the crater and look into the awesome crater below. If you have the strength for it, you can go round the rim of the crater.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Lake Naivasha, Naivasha Road Nakuru County Kenya
12:00pm: – Mt. Longonot –Lake Naivasha

Descend from the Longonot mountain for the base at the park headquarters. Relax for some while and take on the drive to Lake Naivasha.

1:00pm: – Lunch at Marina Camp

Arrive at Marina camp and enjoy a sumptuous lunch at their restaurant by the lakeside while watching the lakes beauty and the birds flying by.

2:30pm: – Boat Ride in Lake Naivasha

Go on an hour boat ride in this wonderful rift valley lake. The boat ride will take you to see the hundreds of birds in this lake including the diving African fish eagle which dives in the water to catch fish without ever missing. You will also go to the hippo pool and see the hippos as they swim and bleat inside the water while opening their mouths to over 180 degrees.
Duration: 1 day 16 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Dinner and overnight at Taphe hotel


Day 2: Day tour to Hells gate

Stop At: Hell's Gate National Park, Lake Road South South of Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20117 Kenya
Have breakfast and start to get ready to leave the hotel at 8 am for Hell’s gate with picnic lunch.

Arrive at the gate of hells gate at around 8:30 am. Start of the biking tour at hells gate for 2 hours

11am – Visit the gorges inside the park. Gorges are small thin depressions of land mass where you can walk underneath. Some areas have formed caves where you can walk through. This will take 1 hour.

1pm – Finish the tours and bring the bikes back at the gate.

1pm – Have picnic lunch.

2pm –. End of all activities and start the drive back to Nairobi.

Arrive by 4pm
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Bicycle renting charge
  • Private guide at Longonot
  • Private Hells gate guide
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Naivasha
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Longonot National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Hell's Gate National Park
  • Accommodation included: 1 night
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • 1x Lunch
  • 1x Dinner
  • Accommodation at hotel taphe
  • Transport
  • 1x Breakfast
  • Pickup and drop off to your hotel or residence within Nairobi CBD
Not Included
  • Pickup and drop off to the airport at 20 USD.
  • Boat ride on Lake Naivasha ( 25 USD per person)
  • Lunch on the first day.
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
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Note: airport pick up to your hotel you will be charge an extra USD 20 (pay on arrival)

Airports

  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya


6:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.