Mombasa Excursions
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Road Safaris from Mombasa

1 Day Tsavo East Safari
2 Days Tsavo East Safari
2 Days Taita Hills Saltlick Game Sanctuary Safari
3 Days Tsavo East and Amboseli Safari
3 Days Tsavo East and West Safari
3 Days Mombasa safari to Tsavo East and Taita Hills Saltlick Safari
4 Days Safari Tsavo West, Amboseli and Tsavo East Safari
6 Days Tsavo East, Amboseli, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari
8 Days Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Amboseli, Lake Nakuru, Naivasha and Masai Mara Safari

Air Safaris from Mombasa

2 Days Masai Mara Air Safari
3 Days Masai Mara Air Safari
Masai Mara Balloon Safaris

Road safari from Nairobi

2 Days Masai Mara Safari
3 Days Masai Mara Safari
4 Days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Safari
5 Days Masai Mara and Lake Nakuru Safari
7 Days Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Amboseli and  Tsavo East Safari
8 Days Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Lake Nakuru, Amboseli and  Tsavo East Safari - Nairobi to Mombasa Kenya safari
8 Days Aberdare, Samburu, Sweetwaters, Lake Nakuru and Masai Mara Safari

Kenya National Parks

Amboseli National Park
Masai Mara Reserve
Tsavo East
Tsavo West
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Naivasha

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Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha covers an area of 139 sq km (54 sq miles)

Lake Naivasha - Description

Lake Naivasha is a freshwater lake in Kenya, lying north west of Nairobi, outside the town of Naivasha. It is part of the Great Rift Valley.

The name Naivasha is synonymous with Kenya’s early settler community - and in particular with the decadent lifestyles of the notorious ‘Happy Valley crowd’. It is an undeserved reputation, for although a few lives were led to excess here during the 1930's and 40's,

Lake Naivasha - History

Naivasha was primarily a place of wheat farming, cattle breeding and hard work. Today, much of the old grazing ground has given way to more lucrative horticulture, but Naivasha remains a pearl for the visitor: a beautiful crystal clear lake, 6,000 feet above sea level, ringed by some of the country’s most charming and luxurious holiday retreats.

Waterbuck - a water dwelling antelope in Lake Naivasha

Menacing hippos at home in the lake

Lake Naivasha Wildlife and Game Viewing

The lake itself is home to hundreds of hippo, and plains game and cats still roam the game sanctuaries run by several of the lodges and farms. The lake also boasts one of the greatest diversities of birdlife in the world, with more than 400 species recorded to date. 

Bird watching - birding safaris in Lake Naivasha

The Lake Naivasha area has a bird list of over 350 species, being a freshwater lake, Naivasha has a healthy fish population which attracts a variety of fish-eaters. Both Long-tailed and Great Cormorants can be seen, along with Fish Eagles and Pied Kingfishers, black herons,  Lovebirds,

African Fish Eagle over Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha Lovebird

Lilac-breasted roller

Accommodation in and Around Lake Naivasha

Fish Eagle Cottages and Camp Site
Lake Naivasha Crescent Camp


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