2 Days Hells Gate & Cresent Islandfrom
This is a 2 days private tour to Lake Naivasha National Park, Hell’s Gate and Crescent Island. Lake Naivasha is a picnic and camping spot and a bird watcher’s paradise.
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Vacation Style Holiday TypeWildlife Safari
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Medium Group
Depart Nairobi by road to Hell’s Gate National Park. Arrive at Hell’s Gate National Park . Once at the Park, you have the option of a game drive in a Safari vehicle or take bikes into the Park. Cycling in the Park is a great adventure as you get to ride the bikes for 7 Kilometers before resting at a ranger’s post. After a brief stop at the rangers post you leave the bike and start a walking safari. Enjoy the spectacular views of the gorge. The walking trip or safari takes 3 hours. The park provides a variety of wildlife, unusual flora and many species of birds and is one of the only two Kenyan Parks where climbing, walking and biking are allowed. Animals seen here include Bushbucks, Dikdiks, Gazelles, Gnus, Hartebeests, Impalas, Klipspringers, Buffaloes, Hyraxes, Zebras, Hyenas, Jackals, Mongooses, Baboons, Monkeys and Porcupines amongst others. Lunch at the Fishermen’s camp then spend the afternoon at Lake Naivasha doing boat riding.
Duration: 10 hours
- Lunch: Buffet lunch at the camp
- Dinner: Buffet dinner at the camp
- Accommodation: Fisherman’s Camp or similar.
Breakfast then visit Crescent Island Game Sanctuary – a peninsula or island on the eastern side of Lake Naivasha. A short boat trip from the mainland out into Lake Naivasha gives you access to the unique Crescent Island Wildlife Sanctuary. There is also possibility to access it by road passing through the ”Horse Riding Complex” A wide variety of wildlife, bird life and flora lives quite freely out there and as there are no predators to be found, quite happily as well. There is a lot of easy to see game e.g. giraffes, waterbucks, Cre elands, wildebeests, zebras and impalas. It is also a heaven for birds with + 200 species recorded. The lake has a lot of hippos, which you can easily spot from the island. After lunch drive back to Nairobi arriving late afternoon.
Duration: 6 hours
- Breakfast: Buffet breakfast at the camp
- Lunch: Nicely packed lunch
- No accommodation included on this day.