Category Archives: Rift Valley




Lake Bogoria Spa Resort is the only spa resort in Kenya with a naturally heated Spa pool. The resort is known as the healing place because of the therapeutic values associated with the spa and the hot spring geysers. Lake Bogoria has been described in the past as the ‘the jewel of the Rift Valley and by the words of Bishop Hanington on the first sight ‘the most beautiful view in Africa’ set in the acacia surroundings of the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The Resort is 266 KM from Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city, 125 kilometers from Nakuru town, 95 kilometer from the equator crossing and 20 kilometers from Marigat.


LAKE BARINGO 2Lake Baringo Club is a neat compact hotel on the lake shore. The architecture has a Spanish flair about it and the garden and the grounds are unmistakably African, but laid out with English air. Lake Baringo Club is ideal for conferences or a weekend away from Nairobi and its only a five hour drive from the capital on tarmac. Above all Baringo means birds, birds and more birds. Over 460 species have been recorded here so it’s no surprise that Lake Baringo is a Mecca for bird watchers and a highlight of the ornithology circuit of East Africa. Lake Baringo Club has its own special atmosphere of peace and calm. Hippos graze at night on the lawns. The birds seem to sing 24 hours a day. There’s lots to see and do. One night is not enough to allow Lake Baringo to work its magic.







The Pelican Lodge at Lake Elementaita Kenya is named after the pelican birds found in this area. Beautifully nestled in a pristine environment above Lake Elementaita one can experience amazing sunsets. It’s a very Exclusive, luxurious and outstanding Lodge- with ten exclusive cottages, six doubles and four twins, each with a telephone connection and three of them have outside showers, ‘its truly African’. All with king size beds, a private balcony, exquisitely built with natural materials and thatched roofs. Enjoy an unspoilt view over Lake Elementaita and Soysambu Conservancy. It’s the most scenic place to stay in the Nakuru area which gives you a memorable occasion.




Situated in the South East Ecological niche of Lake Nakuru National Park is Lake Nakuru Lodge, an oasis of comfort and excellent service, with commanding views of the lesser flamingo dotted with the Greater Flamingo for which Lake Nakuru is justly famous for. The lodge blends well with its surrounding and the animals often browse peacefully close to the lodge and environs, much to the fascination of the visitors. There are accommodations for 180 people, either in family rooms, deluxe cottages, or suites.



Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is nestled along the Lion Hill overlooking the spectacular flamingo pink rimmed Lake Nakuru. Its location affords panoramic views of the Lake and the picturesque Lake Nakuru National Park. A short two hour drive from Nairobi, Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge is cleverly laid out such that most rooms and sitting areas afford stunning views of the Lake and the Park. The Lodge incorporates natural landscaping with tall acacia trees, winding walkways and greens dotted with bird feeds. The Lodge is a natural haven for bird life and attracts over 50 species of birds amongst the 400 species that inhabit the Park.
Lake Nakuru National Park was created in 1968 to protect the huge flocks of over a million the lesser flamingo that breed and nest at the edge of Lake Nakuru, giving it the characteristic pink rim. Lake Nakuru National Park located at an altitude of 4,000-5,767 feet above sea level, covers 188 square kilometers of land of great ecological diversity – from lake water, woodland, bush grassland, to rocky ridges. The park is home to not just the lesser flamingo but over 400 species of birds and one of the few places to see the endangered white rhino. Other wildlife at the park includes lions, leopards, zebra, gazelles, eland, giraffe and the hyrax.





From the top of the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley you can see Lake Naivasha sparkling in the sun thousands of feet below. Just an hour’s drive from Nairobi, Naivasha is one of the gems in a necklace of Rift Valley lakes. Perfect for active and leisure travelers, Lake Naivasha Country Club offers an abundance of activities to please all visitors to Nairobi, Kenya. The resort dates back to the 1930s and has since been transformed into a sprawling 55-acre property with a variety of accommodations and guest facilities, including cottages, a swimming pool, and sumptuous gourmet dining. For adventurers, the nearby Crescent Island is a haven for zebras, wildebeest, gazelles, and giraffes.



Lake Naivasha Resort, formerly an English Colonial Farmhouse, is now a small luxury resort on the shores of Lake Naivasha. Situated only about 45mins from Nairobi. Choose from our standard rooms, executive rooms or our fully furnished self-contained luxury tents.  You may choose to visit Hells Gate Park, go camping, Boat trips or visit Crescent Island.



Lake Naivasha Sawela Lodge is situated off the Moi South road and on the southern shores of Lake Naivasha, about 85 Kilometers from Nairobi and 13kms from Naivasha town. It is slightly over an hour’s drive from Nairobi the capital city. The lodge is situated around Lake Naivasha with the natural Yellow/green acacia trees surrounding the lake side are on the shores of this fresh water lake. With the most ultra-modern facilities and unique architectural design of the lodge, the environment provides enriching relaxation with magnificent views of the volcanic Mount Longonot.



At Enashipai Resort and Spa, a strong local heritage and abundant nature is blended with pure luxury and duly delivered with a generous sense of warmth. Enashipai Resort and Spa is 90 kilometers from Nairobi, Kenya. All Executive accommodations pamper you with upscale comforts and conveniences such as Internet, coffee bar and flat screen televisions with premium movie channels. Our rooms assure you a stylish yet relaxed stay to make even the most stressful feel immediately at ease.  Activities such as hiking, mountain or rock climbing and bird watching are available as well as a fitness centre, a spa and a kids club.  Also popular as a wedding or conference venue.



The stunning lodge is set on 200 magnificent acres that are surrounded by beautiful green lawns on the shores of the azure Lake Naivasha.  An area of abundant wildlife with a complex history as one of the main slave trading routes from Uganda. With 84 rooms housed in 21 character full cottages built of local stone and scattered across the  grounds of charming rock gardens and colourful plants with birds and playful monkeys flirting through the shades of the acacia trees.



The camp is built on the shores of green volcanic lake in the bottom of an old volcanic crater. The crater is 87 hectares in extent and the lake takes up to 14 hectares of this area. Over the last four years, the camp has been awarded a total of four awards by the Kenya travel Magazine “Travel News and Lifestyle” including Best tented camp in Kenya and Best Weekend getaway. It has also gained the reputation of being the most romantic camp in Kenya. The camp is open for 24 hours.



Fish Eagle Inn is located on the southern shore of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley. It has manicured gardens and rooms with a rustic look yet affording the comforts of modern living. This rather sprawling place caters for budget travelers, offering everything from tent pitches to detached lakeside cottages. There is a large swimming pool, gym, sauna, basket ball and volley ball pitches as well as a pub and restaurant.



Kiboko Luxury Camp Naivasha is the first all inclusive luxury camp on the shores of Lake Naivasha with only 8 luxury tents. The camp offers unlimited soft beverages, wines, local beers, and tea/coffee with one guided nature walk during your stay with the resident guide/ornithologist and free high speed internet. Located close to Hell’s Gate National Park. Lake Naivasha, a famous Kenya safari destination, is an approximate 2 hour drive from Nairobi (approximately 100 kilometers) and lies at the heart of the Great Rift Valley on Kenya safari. Nearby are the Lake Elementaita, Lake Nakuru and Lake Bogoria.