Ol-popongi camp is a mid- range accommodation situated in Naivasha just 11 km from Town ,off the south lake road , 4km from Lake Naivasha on 38 acres of the bushy landscape and flowering shrubs close to Kedong Forest , Kenya Region. The camp is nestled within the thicket of Acacia Trees overlooking the lake front breathtaking views and the Great Rift Valley. You can be at the lodge by road transport taking approximately 2-3 hours’ drive from Nairobi city center to Naivasha town and 50 minutes to fly from Nairobi to the close Naivasha airstrip then few KM to be transferred to the camp.
Ol-Popongi camp Naivasha offers 4 spacious and comfortable rooms with 3 double beds and 1 twin room , it can also be suitable for families/group and an individual built in traditional Kenyan style with grass thatched roofs overlooking the sweeping views of the serene environment and flowering shrubs.
There are also camping grounds for camp lovers and backpackers The camp are well decorated, elevated and furnished with private en-suite facilities of clean flushing toilets, hot and cold showers, Mosquito nets, free bottled water, free toiletries, dressing mirrors, white Duvets , flat screen Tvs , power back up generator and many more facilities. There is large sitting area in the cool acacia trees ,shady front verandas and private wooden balconies overlooking the campgrounds and stunning view over the rift valley escarpment and surrounding areas. The camp is well equipped with excellent and comfortable beds with clean and washed beddings. There is a fireplace that provides necessary warmth to chill the weather of Naivasha especially in the evening and its where guests relax and share experiences about the trip, Kenya Wildlife Safaris.
Ol- Popongi camp Naivasha offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant in the main building that serves different fresh meals especially fish from lake both international and African- inspired cuisine that meets guests choice ,Meals include; continental breakfast ,lunch and dinners both in and outdoor dinners served by well trained, friendly and organized staff .
A well-stocked bar and lounge offering variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers , you relax on the balcony and sip the cocktail or monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view over the bushy landscape of acacia trees, and the surrounding area .
A blue water swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon , you relax in water overlooking the beautiful landscape.
Services include. ; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house-keeping services available
WIFI internet in the building available in the rooms that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends,
Activities to do while at the lodge includes; boat riding at lake , visiting lake Naivasha , birding/ bird watching as you listen to the nature sound in the surrounding trees , board game like football playing, nature walks in the local village.
Naivasha is the large town found in Nakuru county Kenya , lying 93 KM North west of Nairobi . Lake Naivasha is a fresh water lake in Kenya where its waters are shallow with average depth and it’s the part of the Great Rift valley since it’s the highest . The lake is outside the town of Naivasha and its is surrounded by forest of yellow fever trees swamps and grasslands.
One can still stay in Naivasha and visit Nakuru since they are close towns. Lake Nakuru is situated in the southern part of Kenya and it is the rift valley soda lake covering 1,754 m above the sea level. Lake Naivasha offers a variety number of animals like; Impalas, antelopes, Buffaloes, Hippos , zebras , wathrogs, waterbucks, white rhinos, Girraffes, Leopard, enlands, baboon, lions ,Zebra, Wild dogs etc and over 400 different bird species like; starling birds, White pelican etc. There are several accommodations in Naivasha town ; budget , mid range and luxury accommodation which are all friendly and convenient to guests visiting lake naivasha . There are different activities to do while in Naivasha ; Game viewing, you spot various animals drinking water at the lake , boat cruise at lake Naivasha , hot air ballooning, bird watching /birding since the park contains more bird species, nature walks in the park, , flying safaris, cultural visit in the Community , visiting Makalia falls, horse riding in the park , Tree planting , and many more activities. Jan , Feb ,March -July ,September ,October and December are the best months to visit lake Naivasha