The Great
Rift Valley

the Great Rift Valley IS PART OF a massive geological rift that spans from Lebanon in the Middle East all the way to Mozambique in Southeastern Africa

Experience breathtaking views of valleys, lakes, and diverse ecosystems. The Great Rift Valley is a testament to the Earth’s raw, sculpting forces

Weather today

Rift Valley
Rift Valley Escarpment
7:16 am, Jun 24, 2024
temperature icon 20°C
broken clouds
Humidity Humidity: 63 %
Pressure Pressure: 1015 mb
Wind Wind: 3 mph
Wind Gust Wind Gust: 5 mph
Clouds Clouds: 53%
Visibility Visibility: 0 km
Sunrise Sunrise: 6:33 am
Sunset Sunset: 6:44 pm


Things to do

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TOP THINGS TO DO IN The Great Rift Valley

Nature & Wildlife

Hiking in Hell's Gate National Park

Explore this world renowned park on foot, famous for its geothermal activity and wildlife.

Hippo Spotting in lake naivasha

Experience the thrill of boating on Lake Naivasha to observe the hippo herds on the second largest fresh water lake in Kenya


Hot Air Balloon Safari

Soar above the escarpment in a hot air balloon, enjoying panoramic views of the landscape

Rock Climbing at Fischer’s Tower

Test your climbing skills at Fischer’s Tower, a volcanic plug located in Hell’s Gate National Park.

Culture & Heritage

Great Rift Valley Lodge

Experience spectacular views as you catch a round of golf over the world’s largest valley at this one-of-a-kind resort.

Archaeological Tour of Hyrax Hill

Discover ancient history with a tour of the Hyrax Hill archaeological site, offering insights into early human settlement.

The Great Rift Valley TRIP PLANNER

Not sure what to do? Here is our suggested guide designed to help travellers organize their journey with recommended experiences in the The Great Rift Valley.

Day 1
Visit to Lake Nakuru National Park

Day 2
Hot air balloon safari in the early morning

Day 3
Hike through Hell’s Gate National Park

Day 4
Rock climbing at Fischer’s Tower

Day 5
Archaeological tour of Hyrax Hill