Naivasha is known for a host of great reasons including majestic views and wonderful terrain. Come June, the town will make headlines for a completely different reason with the classic Safari rally making its long-awaited comeback to Kenyan soil.
Naivasha was chosen as the host town of the rally with the drivers set to snake through the challenging route each battling out to be the champion. To enjoy the four-day sporting event you can enjoy the other side of Naivasha that always keeps giving.
Here are six things to enjoy in Naivasha
Any rally enthusiast shouldn’t find it hard sneaking in their hiking shoes to conquer the hills and mountains of Naivasha. Naivasha has a lot of hiking spots in the offing, therefore, requiring only a small journey to get to your favorite spot, regardless of where you’re staying.
After an excruciating day cheering and supporting your favorite rally car, retiring to a campsite sounds like a rejuvenating thing to do. Accommodation in Naivasha comes in many forms and camping is one of them.
With most camping sites being adjacent or near the lake, the sounds of birds chapping or the jaw-dropping sight of the sunrise or sunset will make you want to extend your stay.
Lake Naivasha national park has the largest collection of bird species than any other place within our borders. In for a little bird seeing? Then you might fancy making a stop at the park for a state of the art bird watching experience.
A trip to Naivasha is not complete until you experience a boat ride in the scenic lake Naivasha. There are enough riders and boats for everyone irrespective of the number. Just insist on getting your safety gear before hopping into a boat.
To experience the culture and traditions of the Naivasha people first hand, you might want to be a part of the engaging fishing activity that’s the main economic activity of its people. A sweet delicacy of fish to celebrate completing the task will be unforgettable for years to come.
Naivasha terrain will come in handy if you’re a big cycling fan. Many cycling enthusiasts tend to ride to Naivasha every single weekend. The probability to bump into search lifers will come a long way in making your stay memorable. Sites like the Hells Gate National Park provide a unique and entertaining cycling adventure. Bikes for hire is a ‘thing’ Naivasha, getting one won’t be a daunting task.
What’s fun without capturing the moments? With a lot going on in Naivasha, there’ll be a lot to capture during the four-day event. Not only can you capture the rally itself but also all your site seeing escapades during your stay. The beautiful scenery and the great people of Naivasha are memories worth capturing to stay with you for years to come.
Hotels in Naivasha, the hospitality of its people and the weather are just some of the other things that will make your stay unforgettable. Karibu Naivasha!