Great Rift Valley
Loldia House is the perfect location to unwind and relax. The lodge overlooks Lake Naivasha with magnificent views of Mount Longonot and has a plethora of activities to keep everyone entertained. This is Kenyan country life personified and guests have the opportunity to experience an era of the country’s early colonial settlers.
Views of the dormant volcano, Mount Longonot are mesmerizing and from the top of the hill views over Lake Naivasha are incredible at sunset – take a sun downer drink with you, it’s worth it! Wildlife is able to roam free on the farm and there are often Hippos grazing quietly by the lakes edge in the evenings. Leading travel magazines have named the manager at Loldia House as “the best butler in the world”!
Loldia House is a mere two hour drive from Nairobi making it a comfortable drive to or from Nairobi’s International Airport. It is the perfect lodge from which to begin your safari in Africa and to explore the Great Rift Valley. Day trips to the infamous Lake Nakuru National Park, Hell’s Gate National Park, Elementaita the Eburu Forest Reserve & Bongo Conservation Area are all possible.
On the farm’s 6,500 acres, you can walk alone or guided, horse-ride through herds of dairy and beef cattle and the farmed ostriches. Interspersed with Impala, Waterbuck and other plains game. Boat trips are available on Lake Naivasha for fishing and bird watching. Visits to Hell’s Gate spectacular canyon, hot springs and abundant wildlife are all easily arranged. Loldia House is also ideally situated to visit the flamingo lakes of Nakuru, Elementaita or Bogoria.
Read our Country Information for advice on travel to Kenya.
For an exquisite Masai Mara safari in Africa our expert advice is to spend some time at Little Governors’ Camp.
The Great Rift Lakes of Africa are some of the largest and most ecologically diverse freshwater systems in the world. These lakes support millions of people with drinking water, food and livelihoods. Protecting the lakes from pollution, invasive species and development is a WWF priority in Africa.