Its Friday evening you just got off work and you and your travel buddies are catching up for an adventurous weekend away..as much as a travelers path is always open to discovery it helps to have an itinerary set up and sent to all the parties well in advance.
6:00Pm or earlier if your schedule allows best to arrive in time for sunset – non the less Meet up & drive to Elementaita destination Lemon valley farm (night 1) with necessary stop overs along the way, the drive takes roughly 2hrs.
One mood that one surely gets from the minute you enter through the gates is that of a stress free zone.
Lemon Valley farm offers a selection of cottages for your accommodation needs, The largest being Charlocks cottages which accommodates up to 6 pax with 3 bedrooms set up with all the equipment for self catering basis.
The views from the cottages both day & night from inside or at the front porch are to out of this world. Get up to the sound of birds in the morning and the views get even better.
Head down to the frog and toad canteen for breakfast.
The canteen is made for you to relax and forget all your troubles, basically the whole property from the cottages to the pool are all beautifully set offering views across the Soysambu conservancy to the lake and the rolling hills that surround it. It also has an array of indoor & outdoor games to keep everyone entertained.
Check out by 12pm. And start drive to Nakuru, a roughly 40min drive from the Elementaita. Destination Sarova Woodland Hotel & spa the best option for an overnight night 2 stay in the bustling town of Nakuru.
Day 3: On the return journey to Nairobi be sure to stopover Cafe Ubuntu, the best lunch stop along the Niavasha – Mai Mahiu road. Family friendly restaurant with great food and fun outdoor activities to keep the whole family entertained. There is also souvenir shop on location showcasing authentic african hand made arts & crafts by the local women community.
As with any journey, who you travel with is more important than the destination, that being said, the circuit highlighted above offers for an interesting adventure for the wandering soul so pick up your back pack, call up your travel buddies and go forth experience the beauty of Nakuru county.
S/ O to squad for the memories shared.