Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru is a shallow and strongly alkaline lake, set in a picturesque landscape of surrounding woodland and grassland. One of the Great East African Rift Valley lakes and was designated as a Ramsar site in 1990.Lake Nakuru is home to a myriad of bird spicies including vast flocks of greater and lesser flamingo which frequently form a stunning pink ribbon along the edges of the lake.

This paradise with over 400 species of birdlife having been recorded here, the national park  hosts herds of buffalo, waterbuck, impala, Rothschild giraffe, and leopard and a defined area of the park has now been designated a rhinoceros sanctuary.

Highlights of Lake Nakuru National Park

  • About 450 bird species including the greater and lesser flamingo as well as a variety of terrestrial birds.
  • There are 56 different mammal species including white rhinos.  
  • Three fantastic view-points: Lion hill, Baboon cliff and Out of Africa.
  • The Lion hill ridge, Enasoit and Honeymoon hills.


Adventure and Pleasure at the Lake Nakuru National Park

  • The Makalia waterfalls.
  • Game viewing
  • Bird watching




Sample Itinerary

Day 1: arrival Nairobi  Day 2: Nairobi Excursions History and Kenya Culture  Days 3/5: Lake Nakuru Game Viewing wild game and birdwatcher’s paradise  Days 6/8: Masai Mara game viewing  Days 9/13: overnights Lamu  Day 14:  homebound flight via Nairobi

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