Lake Nakuru National Park Day Trip From Nairobi

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Experience the pink spectacle of thousands of flamingos at Lake Nakuru, and encounter rhinos, leopards, and a kaleidoscope of bird-life in this stunning, compact park.


  • Get up close with endangered species
  • Enjoy views of the stunning Rift Valley on the drive to the park
  • Go on a game viewing drive at Lake Nakuru
  • Be on the lookout for the region's wonderful species of wild birds
  • Watch the park's amazing flamingos as they flock to the lake waters


After being picked up early from the airport or accommodation within Nairobi, you’ll travel to Lake Nakuru. You will pause as you travel toward the Great Rift Valley to take in the breathtaking sights of the Rift valley Escarpment. Lake Nakuru National Park in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya is renowned for its stunning landscapes and rich biodiversity, attracting tourists and wildlife enthusiasts. Lake Nakuru National Park is famous for: Geographic Features: The park is known for its pinkish hue due to the abundance of flamingos that feed on the algae in the lake. Birdlife: Lake Nakuru is one of the best places in the world to observe flamingos. Millions of these elegant birds, Greater and Lesser Flamingos, flock to the lake, creating a mesmerizing pink spectacle. The park is also home to over 450 species of birds, making it a bird-watcher's paradise. Big Game: While Lake Nakuru is primarily famous for its bird-life, it's also home to large mammals. The park is home to four of the Big Five animals: lions, leopards, buffalo, and both black and white rhinoceros. Other common wildlife include giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, and baboons. Conservation Success: Lake Nakuru National Park has been instrumental in conserving the endangered white rhinoceros. It has a robust rhino sanctuary within its boundaries, where they protected them from poaching. Flora: Besides the acacia trees, Lake Nakuru National Park is home to other plant species that have adapted to the alkaline soil, including grasses and water-loving plants. Lake Nakuru National Park is a haven for wildlife and also a place of stunning natural beauty. It offers a unique opportunity to witness the harmonious coexistence of diverse ecosystems and is an essential part of Kenya's conservation efforts. Travel from Lake Nakuru in the late afternoon while enjoying wildlife viewing along the way, dropping off in Nairobi in the early evening.


Transportation in a custom safari van Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide Pickup and drop-off within Nairobi Bottled water for use during the safari

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