Great Rift Valley


The Great Rift Valley is a large trough that runs through Kenya from north to south.

The floor is broken by volcanoes, some still active, and the region is home to a series of lakes – Turkana, Baringo, Bogoria, Nakuru, Elementeita, Naivasha and Magadi. These lakes are a key location on the West Asian-East African Flyway, a route followed by huge numbers of birds on their annual migration. The lands around the lakes are home to vast populations of black rhino, Rothchild’s giraffe, greater Kudu, lion, cheetah and wild dogs.

Great Rift Valley Itineraries

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Samatian Island

Kenya, Great Rift Valley

The best things come in small packages, Samatian Island Lodge is no exception. Set on a small private island on Lake Baringo in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, the exclusive lodge offers …

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