Ideal for a biking day

Hell's Gate National Park

Located northwest of Nairobi, south of Lake Naivasha, Hell’s Gate National Park gets its name from its pair of massive red tinged cliffs which frame its natural hot geysers. The spectacular scenery, complete with rock towers, volcanoes, and geysers with plumes of geothermal steam, is dominated by these sheer cliffs.

Visitors can look forward to a wide variety of activities such as: biking through this beautiful landscape, exploring the Njorowa Gorges, discovering two extinct volcanoes – Olkaira and Hobley’s, and camping under the sparkling Kenyan night sky. Popular activities include: walking safaris, mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking and game viewing. Commonly spotted wildlife include: giraffe, zebra, eland, gazelle, buffalo, zebras, hartebeests, baboons and over 100 bird species.

Best time to visit Hell's Gate

Hell’s Gate can be visited throughout the year, there is a fairly good chance to see wildlife. Because of all the outdoor activities that are provided in this park, the dry months (June-March) are probably a better time to travel.


African buffalo, moose, hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle, zebra and baboons are common. The park is also home to the klipspringer antelope and the Chandler mountain reedbuck.
There are many bird species in Hell’s Gate, there are over 100 species of birds in the park, including vultures, Verreaux’s eagles, gherkins and common swifts.

Special interests? Talk to us and we can include these in your itinerary.


National Parks & Highlights

Explore Kenya

Kenya has almost 50 different national parks. It makes it the most diverse African safari destination.

Why travel with African Travels to Kenya?

  • Financial protection

  • Contribution to the Seedball project

  • Office in Europe and Africa

  • Locally involved

  • Unique tailor made itineraries

  • We have lived what we sell

Explore Africa your way

Travel Styles

Honeymoon & Romance

Luxury Travel

Family Holidays

Accommodated Group Tours

Camping Group Tours

Self Drives

Popular Kenya Tours


African Travels will send you to the most beautiful and unique accommodations in Africa. They are not only runned by excellent staff, they also give back to the local community and operate as eco friendly as possible. Located in the most beautiful locations, they will contribute to the your ultimate safari experience.

From tented safari camps to luxury boutique hotels. We will make sure they tick all the boxes!

  • All accommodations are carefully selected by us
  • Value for money
  • Local community support
  • The location compliments the African experience

Elewana Tortilis Camp Amboseli – Kenya

/ /
Elewana Tortilis Camp offers you luxury safari accommodation on the border of Amboseli National Park in Kenya.

Ol Tukai Lodge – Kenya

/ /
With spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro, Ol Tukai Lodge is a charming lodge situated within the pristine Amboseli National Park.

andBeyond Bateleur Camp – Kenya

/ /
All you need to do at the very luxurious Bateleur Camp is relax and soak up the beauty of your natural surrounds, the rest is arranged!


  • This trip went far beyond our expectations leaving us with indelible memories of people, places and experiences!

    Susan G.
    Private safari
  • This was a great trip and what perfectly arranged! From Johannesburg to the Kruger Park and back again. Everything but everything arranged down to the last detail with freedom of choice. An unforgettable experience!

    Maarten V.
    Small Group Safari
  • We have never had such a great and personal travel agent! African Travels is an excellent organization that arranges everything the way you want.

    Annemieke van E.
    Self drive
  • Our experiences with African Travels are 100% positive. Everything was arranged perfectly. If we will make such a trip again, then it will be with African Travels! Thanks Will and Marijnke.

    Julia W.
    Self drive Botswana
  • African Travels arranged our trip to South-Africa in a really personal way. They booked a wonderfull guesthouse in Cape Town and we had a perfect tour (Wine tour and Garden Route)! If you ever need a agency helping you out by booking your trip to SA, contact them!

    Tailor made South Africa
  • Excellent Service, Great Tour and always available! I strongly recommend this agency for your SA trip!

    South Africa

Across Kenya

Discover the Kenyan wildlife highlights with a private driver/guide

Start planning your dream holiday to Africa!

We will get back to you within 24 hours.