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Naivasha is a city in Kenya.
A matutu from Nairobi to Naivasha takes around 2 hours and cost about $3. A matutu from Nakuru to Naivasha takes about 1.5 hour and cost about $3 as well.
Get a bike. It's the best way to see the sights near Lake Naivasha.
To go into town center, hitch a ride or take a matutu for less than $.50
Rent a bike for $5 - $8 per day and bike to the Flamingo Lake (7km each way) and the V
Visit Hell's Gate National Park - You can walk next to the animals. Biking only (and walking even more) bears some difficulties. See Hell's Gate National Park for further information.
Climb Mount Longonot
Visit Crescent Island
Take a boat ride on Lake Naivasha. You will most likely encounter Hippos
Contact Timmy if you want to organize trips around the area or Masai Mara. He hangs out at Fisherman's camp - +254 723 904129
Contact James if you visit Hell's gate National Park, he's a bike guide there - +254 713 250356
A simple dish of fried fish and some cabbage/spinache with a 330ml coke cost about $2.50. Just visit the local restaurant (they call restaurants 'hotels'
Most of the campsites have bars. Fisherman's camp has an annual music festival in February.