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- Hotel pickup Available
- Free Cancellation
- Duration: 1 Day
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6:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
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Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi KenyaWilson Airport, Nairobi Kenya
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Enjoy a day tour to Lake naivasha, the second largest freshwater lake in Kenya which is approximately 100 Kilometers from Nairobi-kenya">Nairobi and a 2 hour drive away. Lake naivasha is located north west of Nairobi, outside the town of Naivasha. It is part of the Great Rift Valley. Lake naivasha full day trip safari departs Nairobi after breakfast and the journey takes you northwest of the city of Nairobi to the Great Rift Valley Floor. Along the way you will make a special stop at a viewpoint to enjoy views of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment. Once in Lake Naivasha you will proceed to Elsamere Lodge; the original home of Joy Adams of Born Free fame for high tea.
- Close encounter with wildlife
- Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
- Family friendly
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You will also see some of the famous sights such as Elsamere, stippled with sisal, yellow fever trees and candelabra euphorbia, this is the former home of the late Joy Adamson of Born Free fame. She bought the house in 1967 with her husband George, and did much of her painting, writing and conservation work here until her murder in 1980. Guests can attend regular screenings of a flickering 1970s film about Joy's life and her myriad love affairs, notably with Elsa the lioness.
There's also a fascinating museum housed in the couple's former master bedroom, brimming with cloth-bound animal behavior manuals, dusty typewriters, photographs and Joy's art. In the yard, the vehicle in which George was shot dead, sits empty.
You will also witness Crescent Island, a private island sanctuary can be reached by boat, or by driving across the narrow, swampy causeway from Sanctuary Farm. It's one of the few places in the Rift Valley where you can walk among giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, impalas and countless bird species. Lucky visitors might even spot a leopard. Island walks, led by a guide, last between 90 minutes and three hours. It's also a good spot for a picnic lunch.
Crater Lake Game Sanctuary: surrounding a beautiful volcanic crater lake fringed with acacias, this small sanctuary has many trails, including one for hikers along the steep but diminutive crater rim. The jade-green crater lake is held in high regard by the local Maasai, who believe its alkaline waters help soothe ailing cattle. As well as the impressive 150 bird species recorded here, giraffes, zebras and other plains wildlife are also regular residents on the more open plains surrounding the crater.
Leopards, servals, caracals and aardvarks have also been spotted; the lone hippo who once lived here has moved on. While walking, remember that buffaloes lurk in the woods.
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Food and drinks
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