Naivasha is unique in that it features an extinct volcano, a thick forest, hundreds of Umbrella Acacia trees, and is home to Mt Longonot, Hells Gate National Park and Lake Naivasha.
Enjoy breathtaking sights and views of Lake Naivasha as you enjoy your lakeside safari. Set on the shores of Lake Naivasha, Fisherman's Camp combines traditional African roots amd contemporary global styles. The camp extends from a beautiful canopy of acacia trees up into the hill where you can enjoy the magnificent views of the lake and the surrounding areas.
Just an hour and a half from Nairobi, it offers a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, to relax by the lake or set yourself for an amazing Kenyan adventure! Fisherman’s is also home to the fantastic Rift Valley Festival – a gathering of local and international music artists, combining traditional African roots and global styles.
Bottom Camp, on the shore of Lake Naivasha is a beautiful campground covered by acacia trees, which house a wide variety of wildlife such as our resident colobus monkeys, lovebirds, African Fish Eagles and the occasional marabou stork. You can even watch hippo grazing at dusk from your tent – don’t worry, an electric fence deters them from venturing into the main camp! Tents can also be hired on request and we also have 4 rustic bandas (chalet) with toilet and hot shower and a fully equipped cottage if you prefer to sleep in more comfort.
Top Camp sits above South Lake Road and looks out over Lake Naivasha with breathtaking views of the Aberdare Mountains. We have a number of cottages to suit a range of budgets, all with a veranda looking out to the Lake.
Our professional safari driver will pick you up from the airport, Central pick up point or hotel in Nairobi and bring you to your safari briefing. After this short introduction you will be on your way. From Nairobi you will enjoy a scenic drive through volcanic mountains and lakes providing breathtaking views of the Kenyan landscape. Along the way you will stop at The Great Rift Valley for photographs and then on to Lake Naivasha.
Upon arrival you will enter Hell’s Gate National Park. Here you will have the option to take a safari walk or drive in the safari vehicle. [Optional: Rent a bicycle and cycle through the park.] During this adventure you will enjoy a picnic lunch in the park, then continue with your safari. [Optional: Boat ride to Crescent Island on Lake Naivasha and viewing of the hippopotamus and many bird spicies.]
Late in the afternoon you will return to your accommodation for a chance to rest before an authentic African dinner. After dinner there will be a bonfire where you meet other travelers and swap stories about your safari adventure. Then it is off to bed for a good night’s sleep.
Today you will begin early. After a full breakfast, it is off for a morning walking safari excursion in Hell’s Gate National Park. Aside from all the wildlife, Hell’s Gate National Park famous for its natural geysers, star rock towers and a geothermal steam that makes it one of the most atmospheric parks in Africa. During the walk, your guide will introduce you to the lifestyle and behaviors of each animal you see and answer any questions you have.
On the drive back to Nairobi you will stop at the town of Mai Mahiu for lunch. Our driver will deliver you back to the airport or your hotel where you can say your goodbye
What is included in the tour
- Boat Ride
- Hell's Gate Entry Fee
What is NOT included in the tour