Nganya Road Trip Itinerary: Exploring Lake Magadi

  • 3 Days
  • Adult

From $50.00 Per Adult


Buckle up and join us on an exhilarating journey to Lake Magadi, a hidden gem in Kenya’s Rift Valley. Our Nganya road trip promises stunning landscapes, cultural encounters, and unforgettable memories.

Departing from Nairobi, our Nganya will whisk you away on a scenic drive through the Great Rift Valley, offering panoramic views of the rugged terrain and distant horizons. As we traverse winding roads and dusty trails, you’ll feel the excitement building for the adventures that lie ahead.

Upon arrival at Lake Magadi, immerse yourself in the beauty of this alkaline lake, known for its striking pink hues and abundant birdlife. Take a leisurely stroll along the shores, soak in the natural hot springs, or simply relax and admire the breathtaking scenery.

During the journey, our experienced guides will regale you with fascinating tales about the region’s history, wildlife, and local communities, providing insights that enrich your travel experience.

So, pack your bags, grab your friends, and hop aboard our Nganya for an unforgettable road trip to Lake Magadi. Get ready to discover the wonders of Kenya’s Rift Valley in a whole new way!


3 Days, 2 Nights

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  • At Lake Magadi, you'll be captivated by the surreal beauty of the alkaline lake, with its striking pink hues contrasting against the arid surroundings. Explore the shores of the lake, soak in the natural hot springs, and marvel at the abundance of birdlife that calls this unique ecosystem home. The serene ambiance and breathtaking scenery make Lake Magadi a truly enchanting destination.
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PS: The Trip is only valuable for a group of 10 adults each paying $50. The Cost of a group of 10 is $500. Thank you.


  • Transportation: Nganya (matatu) from Nairobi to Lake Magadi and back.
  • Accommodation: Overnight stay at a local guesthouse or campsite.
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trip.
  • Activities: Exploration of Lake Magadi, including visits to the shoreline, hot springs, and surrounding areas.
  • Guided Tours: Experienced guides providing insights into the region's history, wildlife, and local communities.
  • Entry Fees: Any entrance fees to attractions or parks included in the itinerary are included from the price.


  • Personal Expenses: Souvenirs, snacks, and additional purchases.
  • Travel Insurance: It is recommended to arrange your travel insurance separately.
  • Optional Activities: Any additional activities or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips: Gratuities for guides, drivers, and accommodation staff are not included.
  • Alcoholic Beverages: Any alcoholic beverages consumed during the trip are not included in the price.

Travel Itinerary

Day 1 - Departure from Nairobi

  • 7:00 AM: Meet at the designated meeting point in Nairobi.
  • 7:30 AM: Board the Nganya (matatu) and embark on our journey to Lake Magadi.
  • Enjoy the scenic drive through the Great Rift Valley, with stops along the way for photo opportunities and refreshments.
  • Arrive at Lake Magadi in the afternoon and check-in at a local guesthouse or campsite.
  • Take some time to relax and settle in before dinner.

Day 2 - Exploring Lake Magadi

  • 7:00 AM: Enjoy breakfast at the guesthouse or campsite.
  • 8:00 AM: Begin our exploration of Lake Magadi. Visit the shores of the alkaline lake, known for its stunning pink hues and abundant birdlife.
  • Take a walk along the shoreline, marveling at the unique landscape and capturing photos of the scenic surroundings.
  • Discover the natural hot springs near the lake and take a relaxing dip in the therapeutic waters.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch by the lake, soaking in the serene ambiance and listening to the sounds of nature.
  • In the afternoon, explore the surrounding area further or simply unwind and enjoy the tranquility of Lake Magadi.
  • Return to our accommodation in the evening for dinner and a well-deserved rest.

Day 3 - Return to Nairobi

  • 7:00 AM: Have breakfast and pack up our belongings.
  • 8:00 AM: Depart from Lake Magadi and begin our journey back to Nairobi.
  • Enjoy the scenic drive once again, reflecting on the unforgettable experiences and memories made during our Nganya road trip.
  • Arrive back in Nairobi in the afternoon, where we bid farewell to our fellow travelers and conclude our adventure.


Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Nganya road trip suitable for children?

Yes, the Nganya road trip is suitable for children. However, parents should consider the length of the journey and the activities involved when deciding if it's suitable for their children.

What should I pack for the trip?

It's recommended to pack sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, comfortable clothing and walking shoes, plenty of water, snacks, and any personal items you may need. Don't forget your camera to capture the stunning scenery!

Are restroom facilities available along the way?

Restroom facilities may be limited along the route, so it's advisable to use facilities before departing and take advantage of restroom stops along the way when available.

Is there mobile phone reception at Lake Magadi?

Mobile phone reception may be limited or unavailable at Lake Magadi and in remote areas along the route. It's recommended to inform friends or family of your travel plans beforehand and make necessary arrangements for communication.

Can I bring my own food and drinks?

Yes, you're welcome to bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic beverages for the journey. However, please be considerate of waste disposal and environmental conservation practices.

What safety precautions should I take during the trip?

Ensure to follow safety guidelines provided by the tour operator or guide. Stay hydrated, protect yourself from the sun, and be mindful of wildlife and natural hazards. Listen to instructions from your guide and avoid straying from designated areas.

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