Day 1: Nairobi to mount longonot
Stop At: The Great Rift Valley View Point, B 3, Kenya
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. The rift valley system was formed 5 million years ago and the rift runs from the red sea through Ethiopia and Kenya and Tanzania. The rift valley is an active volcanic area and has some of the most interesting features including more than 8 lakes, dormant ALake Bogoria geysers.
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. The view from here is just amazing. Make sure to take as many photos from here as you can.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Mount Longonot National Park, Naivasha road, Maai Mahiu 00200 Kenya
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: 5 hours
Stop At: Lake Naivasha, Naivasha Road Nakuru County Kenya
Arrive at Marina camp and enjoy a sumptuous lunch at their restaurant by the lakeside and then 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: 3 hours
Stop At: Taphe Guest Resort, Naivasha, Kenya
Depart Lake Naivasha and drive to hotel Taphe Hotel to relax and overnight stay.
Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Duration: 14 hours
Accommodation included: overnight at Taphe Guest Resort
Day 2: hells gate
Stop At: Hell's Gate National Park, Lake Road South South of Lake Naivasha, Naivasha 20117 Kenya
7Am -- 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 start of drive back to Nairobi.
Duration: 7 hours
No accommodation included on this day.