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Mount Longonot Hiking: Great Rift Valley Hell's Gate Walks

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The Great Rift Valley Trek  - Kenya walking safaris Kenya

3 Days Longonot & Hell's Gate Walking safari
Walks are through a National Park containing herds of Zebras, Kongoni, Giraffe and warthogs. The variety of bird life should not be missed. The full day hikes are past towering vulture - inhabited cliffs, down a dry riverbed to the boiling sulphurous springs, hike up Mt. Longonot to the crater arriving in Nairobi by late afternoon.


Day 1: Hells Gate
Departing Nairobi in the early morning, you drive to the edge of the escarpment where stopping briefly at the view point, the awesome panorama of the Great Rift Valley stretches out before you with the extinct volcanoes of Suswa and Longonot and the shining water of Lake Naivasha in the near distance. We continue down the escarpment to Suswa from where we start our trek through Hells Gate National Park, past herds of Zebras, Kongoni, Giraffe and warthogs. The variety of bird life should not be missed. We get to our camp late in the evening for a hot shower, dinner and overnight. (L,D)

Day 2: Hells Gate
After breakfast, we enjoy a full day walk. We hike up the vulture-inhabited cliffs and to the gorge, down a dry/wet riverbed to the sulphurous hot springs. Our picnic lunch is in the Park. After lunch we continue up the Gorge and back to our camp for dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 3: Nairobi
Breakfast, and then we drive to the base of Mount Longonot from where we start our hike to the top (crater). After a picnic lunch, drive back to Nairobi. Drop off at your Hotel. (B,L)

Other informationÖ
We also do trekking in northern Kenya and around Lake Turkana, for example Mt Kulal and the Ndotosí plus off course Mts Kenya and Kilimanjaro. On many of these treks itineraries are varied and flexible. Equipment required by the client is minimal. Good walking boots/shoes. Wicking t-shirt and shorts. Long shirt/trousers, fleece and waterproofs, hat, sunscreen, toothbrush/toothpaste. PLEASE DO NOT BRING ANY SCENTED COSMETICS. We provide sleeping mat and tent, all food and cooking equipment (prepared in Nairobi then frozen for our trips) and of course, our guide. Park entrance fees apply where applicable. Porters are not provided.



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