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  • From its panoramic perch above Lake Naivasha, the Great Rift Valley Lodge enjoys one of humankind’s oldest views – over the sweeping floor of the world’s largest valley.

    Location
    An hour and a half’s drive or a 30-minute flight from Nairobi (24 kilometres from Naivasha town and 12 off the Nairobi-Nakuru highway), the Lodge is built on the Eburru, a mountain that the Maasai call Ol Donyo Opurru, meaning mountain of smoke.
    The lodge sits at about 7,000 feet, from which elevation it enjoys magnificent views to the west and east. The vistas stretch from the sparkling waters of Lake Naivasha to the jagged volcanic crater of Mount Longonot and, beyond, the sloping shoulders of the Aberdare Mountains – Kenya’s most important watershed.

    Stunning vista of the Aberdare Ranges from the Great Rift Valley Lodge, Naivasha, Kenya

    Why Great Rift Valley Lodge?

    • Short distance from Nairobi with easy connections to many parks and places of attratcion
    • Own airstrip allowing for connection with either Samburu, Masai Mara or Nairobi
    • Free Wi-Fi in all the lodge and Longonot Villa rooms
    • Abundant bird life for birders
    • 18-hole championship golf course
    • Choice of accommodation facilities
    • Many activities for different age groups
    • The best kids clubs in the region for cultural and wildlife edutainment
    The Great Rift Valley Lodge has been awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Approximately 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
    To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

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