Hell's kitchen

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A field in Hell's gate national park with red/brown coloured rocks and steam emanating from the ground — making it seem like a massive kitchen.

Most of the steam comes from water super heated by far below the surface.

What to do there?View the amazing phenomenon, hike, bike or go horse riding in the area nearby, picnics, bird watching and game viewing.

This is also a strategic point for viewing Olkaria hill.

Best time to visit?Any time of the year

Location of Hell's kitchenHell's kitchen sits near the border between Hell's gate national park and Kongoni ranch.

This is on the western end of Hell's gate national park.

How to get thereBy vehicle, hiking, horse riding or biking — from nearby Olkaria gate or the park's other entrances.

Most gates are less than an hour's drive from Naivasha town, that is a few hours from Nairobi by passenger buses.

You can also get to Naivasha by train or air.

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