- ABOUT THE SPOT
Backpacking / Trekking in Hell’s Gate National Park, Naivasha Lake, Central Province Kenya
The narrow gorges, extinct volcanoes, hot springs and wildlife add up to a thrilling mountain trekking experience. You get to go through sinuous rocks among the graceful giraffes among other wildlife. The terrain is mostly typical savannah, volcanic trails, sandy with some rocky spots and level of difficulty is easy-moderate.
The distance to be covered is approximately a 16 km/10 mi long one at an altitude of 2000 m/6561 ft. Trekking here is not for the weak and weary, you get to climb up and down with occasional stop at the hot springs.
The best way to maximize your adventure is by taking one of the local guides who will advise you which are the best routes for the ultimate experience which is said to last between 3-4 hours.