Central Tower

Central tower of Hell's gate national park, a view from the bottom [1]

Central tower of Hell's gate national park, a view from the bottom [1]
A volcanic plug or rock tower near the southern border of Hell's gate national park.

It is also called "Embarta" — Masai for the horse, and is much larger than Fischer's tower.

It is a popular rock climbing destination, though only experienced climbers are advised to scale it.

What to do there?Rock climbing, walking, hiking, biking, horse riding, game viewing, bird watching, picnics, camping nearby.

Best time to visit?Any time of the year

Location of Central Tower Central tower sits on the southern end of Hell's gate national park, near Ol Jorowa gorge.

How to get thereBy vehicle, hiking or biking — with most paths going through the park from either Elsa or Olkaria gates.

There is an airstrip nearby in Naivasha, which is less than an hour north west of Nairobi by air, and longer by bus or train.

References1. By Maclemo - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18326455

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