Private tour guide
Embark on a Lake Naivasha day tour and be immersed in the tranquil embrace of one of Kenya’s most picturesque freshwater lakes. Nestled within the Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha beckons with its shimmering waters, abundant birdlife, and the gentle giants – the hippos. Whether you’re navigating its calm expanse on a boat, bird-watching, or simply soaking in the scenic views, a day at Lake Naivasha promises a refreshing connection with nature, just a short journey from the hustle of urban life.
A haven of tranquility and untouched beauty, Crescent Island stands as one of Lake Naivasha’s crowning jewels. This preserved sanctuary is not just an island but also a peninsula, extending into the shimmering waters of the lake. With no predators, Crescent Island offers a unique opportunity for walking safaris, allowing visitors to wander amidst giraffes, zebras, and antelopes, with the gentle lapping of lake waters as a soundtrack. The island’s elevated terrain provides panoramic views of the lake and its surroundings, making it a photographer’s dream and a nature lover’s paradise.
- Boat Rides: Sail on the serene waters of Lake Naivasha, observing hippos up close and appreciating the calm of the lake.
- Bird-Watching: With over 400 bird species, spot the likes of African fish eagles, kingfishers, and pelicans in their natural habitat.
- Crescent Island: Visit this protected sanctuary, a haven for walking safaris amidst free-roaming giraffes, zebras, and antelopes.
- Hippo Point: Witness groups of hippos in their natural habitat, a unique opportunity to observe their behaviors and interactions.
- Scenic Photography: Capture the breathtaking landscapes, from the distant mountains to the sun-kissed lake waters.
- Flora Exploration: Discover the rich aquatic plants and the fringing acacia forests, offering a green counterpoint to the blue of the lake.
- Local Fishermen: Observe traditional fishing methods, as locals cast their nets and lines, harmonizing with the rhythm of the lake.
- Lunch by the Lakeside: Savor a meal with panoramic views of the lake, making for a memorable dining experience.