From Nairobi: 2-Day Tour Nakuru & Naivasha Lakes
Pickup includedAnywhere in Nairobi including the airport or your apartment/hotel/AirBnB
- See Kenyan wildlife up close in its natural habitat
- Enjoy personalized attention on this small group tour
- Visit the lake and enjoy a boat ride close to the hippos
- See the famous flamingos and buffalo in their herds
Meet your safari driver and guide at your hotel in Nairobi then set off northwest towards Lake Nakuru. On the way, make a short stop to view the Great Rift Valley from an elevated position. Arrive at Lake Nakuru National Park in time for a pre-lunch game drive. Look out for giraffes, waterbucks, black and white rhinos, buffalo, lions, and leopards, amongst other wildlife which calls the National Park home. On the shores of the lake, find thousands of flamingos feeding on the algae.
Then, stop for lunch at Lake Nakuru Lodge, Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, or a similar location nearby. Finally, enjoy another afternoon game drive around Lake Nakuru and the forest. Dinner and accommodation will be at Fisherman's Camp Lake Naivasha.
Day 2: Hell’s Gate & Lake Naivasha
Arrive at the entrance to Hell's Gate around mid-morning, where you will set off on a 2-hour bike tour. There is the option to drive, for those who prefer not to bike. During the ride, have the chance to see bushbucks, dik-diks, giraffes, gazelles, gnus, hartebeests, impalas, klipspringers, buffaloes, hyraxes, zebras, hyenas, jackals, mongooses, baboons, monkeys, and porcupines. The park has historically been an important home for the rare lammergeier vultures. Visit the gorges and capture beautiful panoramas then return the bike to the entrance at around 12 PM.
Along the way, visit the Masai community. Then, at 1 PM, have lunch at Naivasha Fisherman's Camp. After that, enjoy a relaxing boat ride on Lake Naivasha, where you can see some of the local wildlife including hippos, buffalo, fish eagles, pelicans. At the end of the tour, get driven back to Nairobi for around 6 PM.
- Bottled water
- Professional guide
- Overnight accommodation
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entrance fees (Lake Nakuru: $60; Hell's Gate: $26)
- Boat ride ($30) (optional)
- Bicycle ($5) (optional)