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2 Days Hell's Gate and Lake Elementaita Safari in Nakuru County, Kenya

Hell's Gate National Park, Nakuru County, Kenya

Marvelous Kenya Safari

This marvelous safari tour from Nairobi offers a short holiday to the Great Rift Valley lakes to enjoy the beautiful scenery, birds as well as wildlife. Safari begins with a visit to Hell's Gate National Park where you will get to enjoy various activities including game viewing, hiking, nature walking, and cycling. You'll also explore Lake Elementaita which is famous for its abundant variety of wildlife including flamingos and many grazing animals. Join this safari and enjoy your life among the African wildlife!

Overview

  • Starting and ending point: Nairobi
  • Main wildlife to be viewed: buffalo, zebra, impala, gazelle, hyena, eland, warthogs, and various water birds

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Highlights

  • 2 exciting game drives
  • All park entrance fees for the safari
  • Chances to see buffalo, zebra, impala, gazelle, hyena, eland, warthogs, and flamingo
  • Various challenging activities in Hell's Gate National Park
  • Game viewing in Lake Elementaita area
  • Transport on a small car or safari van
  • 1-night accommodation
  • Daily meals

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2 activity days in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 6
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Accommodation

During this safari, you will be accommodated at a permanent tented or a budget hotel camp with hot water and clean toilets provided by Kenya Tour Budget Safari.

Program

Day 1: Nairobi - Hell's Gate National Park

You will be picked up from your hotel or the airport by Kenya Tour Budget Safari's representative then drive southwards to the Hell's Gate with a stopover at the Hell's Gate View Point. From the View Point, Hell’s Gate National Park lies one kilometer south. It is a small national park with a wide variety of wildlife and beautiful scenery. This includes the Volcanic Fischer’s Tower where one may have a try at rock climbing assisted by a professional rock climber and Hell’s Gate Gorge where a visitor may walk through as a challenging but refreshing adventure.

This unique scenery was the venue for the Hollywood movie “Tomb Raider II 2003” featuring Angelina Jolie. The park is equipped with basic campsites and a Masai tribe’s rich culture education center. Hiking, cycling, and jogging are allowed in some sections. You may want to participate in the annual wheelbarrow race that is organized by The Kenya Wildlife Service to teach the local people on the importance of wildlife conservation. Animals to see are buffalo, zebra, impala, gazelle, hyena and rarely, the elusive leopard, among others. The park is also home to Olkaria geothermal power stations. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp.

Day 2: Lake Elementaita - Nairobi

After breakfast, you'll proceed to Lake Elementaita to enjoy an early morning walk / game drive in Soysambu Conservancy and along Lake Elementaita with great chances of seeing lots of water birds. You shall participate in activities like bird watching, nature walks, game viewing, and an optional swimming at the Kekopey hot springs which are believed to have curing abilities. The lake is alkaline and is one of the heritage sites in Kenya. It has over 400 bird species of greater and lesser flamingo, pelicans, and herons. You also have a chance to spot the zebra, gazelle, eland, and families of warthog grazing by the shores. After the safari, you shall be dropped off at your hotel.

Included excursions

  • Rock climbing at the Volcanic Fischer’s Tower
  • Nature walks in Hell's Gate National Park

Location

Hell's Gate National Park

Hell's Gate is the only park where visitors are allowed to walk for game viewing and adventure in Kenya. Activities at Hells Gate are game viewing, hiking, walking, and cycling.

Lake Elementaita

Lake Elementaita attracts many flamingos and its shores are grazed by zebra, gazelle, eland, and families of warthog. At the southern end of the lake lie the “Kekopey” hot springs, which the Tilapia grahami breed. The springs are very popular for bathing. The local Maasai communities believe that it can cure many diseases. The reed beds nearby are fishing grounds for night herons and pelicans. The lake is home for the greater and lesser flamingos, pelican birds, herons and the tilapia fish. Lake Elementaita is a soda lake and is one of the heritage sites under UNESCO.

Food

You will be served daily meals on this safari, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The food will be delicious and ranges from simple to gourmet. You can expect lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, and wonderful homemade soups. Chicken, lamb, beef, or pork is usually served at lunch and dinner as well as fish and vegetarian dishes. Breakfast is a buffet with lots of tropical fruits, hot and cold cereals, bacon, sausages, mushrooms, bread and pastries, and eggs to order. Lunch can be either buffet or served at the table and always starts with soup. Dinner is usually a four or five-course meal.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 2 game drives in Hell's Gate National Park and Lake Elementaita area
  • Rock climbing at the Volcanic Fischer’s Tower
  • Nature walk
  • Hiking
  • All park entrance fees
  • Service of an English-speaking driver / guide
  • Round trip transport from Nairobi and back using a small car or safari van depending on the group size
  • 1-night accommodation
  • 3 meals per day whilst on safari
  • Government taxes

What's not included

  • Tips or gratuities
  • Laundry services
  • Optional activities

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 5 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

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