Naivasha is a town in Kenya, located about 90 kilometers (56 miles) northwest of the capital city, Nairobi. It is situated in the Rift Valley region, at the highest point of the Great Rift Valley.
Naivasha is known for its scenic location, surrounded by hills and forests, with Lake Naivasha nearby. The lake is a popular spot for birdwatching, with over 400 species of birds, including pelicans, flamingos, and herons. The area is also home to a variety of wildlife, including zebras, giraffes, and hippos.
In addition to its natural beauty, Naivasha is also an important agricultural and industrial center. The town is a major producer of flowers and vegetables, which are exported to markets around the world. It is also home to several industrial companies, including a soda ash factory and a geothermal power plant.
Naivasha is a popular tourist destination, offering a range of activities such as hiking, boating, and birdwatching. It is also a convenient stopover for travelers heading to other parts of Kenya, including the Maasai Mara National Reserve and Lake Nakuru National Park.