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7 things you must do on a trip to Naivasha

Here is a must-to-do-list when travelling to Naivasha.

The name is derived from the Maasai word for rough waters, Nai’posha, because of the sudden storms that can arise.

Here are 7 things you must do on a trip to Naivasha.

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Stop by View Point

The stop point along the escarpment on your way to Naivasha at a small town called Lari, offers a panoramic view of the entire floor of the Great Rift Valley.

Sail in Lake Naivasha

Use a boat ride to go through the beautiful blue water of the Rift Valley’s highest lake. It resides at 1884m above sea level.

Visit Hell’s Gate National Park

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The gate to hell is named for its geothermal activity. The park contains cliffs, gorges, rock towers and has an impressive collection of flora and fauna.

With the park are rock climbing amenities and bike riding.

While here, visitors can also visit the Ol Karia Geothermal Power Plant.

Hell's Gate is also the inspiration behind Lion King's Pride Rock and was where a Lara Croft movie was filmed.

Elsamere

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Former home of famous conservationist Joy Adamson. Elsamere is in the middle of the wilderness and is open to wild animals. The lodge allows guests to co-exist with wild animals.

Crescent Island

Walk among giraffes and zebras for up to 3 hours. Accessible by boat ride across the Lake Naivasha, Crescent Island gives visitors a unique chance for them to be a part of nature.

Lake Ololien

The small but impressive flock of flamingos found in the alkaline lake that borders L Naivasha offers stunning views.

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Fired Earth

Potters welcome guests where they can watch artists at work. Pottery classes are also available upon advanced booking.

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