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Mt. Longonot & Hells Gate “It is famous for natural hot geysers, as well as eagle and vulture breeding grounds”

Chyulu-Hills_campiyakanzi3-1748x984Mount Longonot National Park is only ninety kilometers from Nairobi and lies at an altitude of about 1,900-2,200m. Mount Longonot is a young volcano, which rises two thousand seven hundred and seventy six meters above sea level. It is a captivating sight for visitors wishing to view the Naivasha basin, the volcano and crater, as well as the Great Rift Valley.
Hell’s Gate is an ideal family get-away for a day trip from Nairobi as well as a stop over en route to Lake Nakuru.It is famous for natural hot geysers, as well as eagle and vulture breeding grounds.
Special locations for viewing the Great Rift Valley include Fischer’s Tower and Njorowa Gorges. The games that can be viewed include buffaloes, Maasai giraffes, elands, coke hartebeests, lions leopards and cheetahs. About one hundred and three species of birds have been recorded in this game sanctuary. Accommodation is available in the fabulous range of nearby hotels, lodges and homestays around lake Naivasha.

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