Friday, October 30, 2020

Lake Naivasha Day Trip From Nairobi

Early morning you will depart Nairobi for Naivasha your journey takes you to Lake Naivasha. The largest freshwater lake in Kenya which is approximately 100 Kilometers from Nairobi. It is located north west of Nairobi, outside the town of Naivasha. It is part of the Great Rift Valley fringed by thick papyrus is almost 13 km's across, but its waters are shallow with an average depth of five metres. The waters of the lake draw a great range of game to these shores.

Major Attractions & Activities at Hell’s Gate National Park.

  • Game viewing & cycling at Hell’s gate.
  • Raptor nesting in cliffs.
  • Spectacular Gorge walk
  • Hot springs
  • Hiking
  • Fischer’s Tower
  • Tourist circuits, nature trails and picnic sites.

Along the way you will make a stop at a viewpoint to enjoy views of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment for a short photo session. On arrival at Lake Naivasha you visit Hell’s gate National Reserve the only reserve in Kenya where you can enjoy game viewing while on a Bicycle. This is a remarkable quarter of the Great Rift Valley. Spectacular scenery including the towering cliffs, water-gouged gorges, stark rock towers, scrub clad volcanoes and belching plumes of geothermal steam make it one of the most atmospheric Parks in Africa. In addition to the bio-diversity that includes raptors, but this requires more energy since one has to do some hiking and even getting themselves dirty. At some point you may be required to take off your shoes. But that is the fun part of it.

Later you will go for one hour Boat ride which will enable you to see the hippos, which you can easily spot from the Island. Among the resident birds are fish eagles, lily-trotters, black crakes and a variety of herons. Hippos also live in the lake.

We have more optional activities that you may opt for at an extra cost.

Optional Activities in Naivasha:

  • Visit to Crescent Island: USD 40 Per Person
  • Crescent Island Conservancy’s terrain is flat, making it easy for walkers of all abilities to enjoy themselves. There is a lot easy to see game e.g. giraffes, waterbucks, elands, wildebeests, zebras and impalas. It is also a heaven for birds with +200 species recorded.

 After Hell’s gate visit proceed for lunch at one of the lodges located on the shores of Lake Naivasha.

Later in the evening return to Nairobi drop off at your hotel/ location.















Lake Naivasha Full Day Trip Included:

  • Park Entry fee at Hell’s gate National Park.
  • Bicycle riding at Hell’s Gate National Reserve. The only park where you can do game viewing while on a bicycle.
  • Boat Riding. 
  • Lunch at one of the lodges on Lake Naivasha.
  • Round Trip Transportation from Nairobi to Lake Naivasha.

Lake Naivasha Full Day Trip Excluded:

  • Optional Activities not mentioned above.
    Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks.
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