Naivasha is the most popular destination in the Great Rift Valley region in Kenya at just an hour’s drive from Nairobi, which makes it a great destination for weekend getaways. Naivasha has adventurous places for groups, solo travellers as well as families not forgetting the secluded, romantic setup for the newlyweds. Naivasha is one of the most affordable destinations to have an unforgettable honeymoon in Kenya.
Here are some of the top things to do While in Naivasha.
Mount Longonot is the best hiking destination in Naivasha. The location is on a scenic spot on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. It takes about an hour to reach this attraction from Nairobi. Mount Longonot hiking is excellent if you are looking for a day’s adventure.
Kigio Wildlife Sanctuary which is managed by the local community has a variety of wildlife to see such as hippos, elands and waterbucks. Enjoy the Sanctuary Horseback Safaris or a game drive around the 3500 acres.
The Olkaria Geothermal Station is a great place for a natural spa and relaxation.
Other exciting fun activities in Naivasha are:
You can easily hop from one attraction to the other in Naivasha. From this town, you can reach other Great Rift towns like Nakuru, Baringo and Eldoret.
Take a drive from Nairobi to Naivasha via route A104, the Nairobi-Nakuru highway. If using public means, board a matatu (minibus) at the main bus stations in Nairobi and Nakuru city centres.