Just two hours’ drive from Nairobi, Kenya, and on the floor of the Great Rift Valley, lies the beautiful Lake Nakuru National Park. Surrounded by wooded, bushy grassland, and a waterfall, the park is gorgeous year-round and is home to both black and white rhinos, lions, leopards, hippos and giraffes.
This is one of Kenya’s premium parks, and is a bird-lover’s paradise – attracting staggering numbers of colourful flamingos to feed on the algae in Lake Nakuru each year.
One of Africa’s ecological sanctaury – vibrancy from Kenya’s game gamereserve.
- Flamingos, and other water birds including a variety of terrestrial birds numbering about 450 species in total
- Mammals: 56 different species including white rhinos, and waterbuck
- View-points: Lion hill, Baboon cliff and Out of Africa
- Hills: Enasoit, Honeymoon, Lion hill ridge etc
- Makalia Waterfalls
- Unique vegetation: Over 500 different plant species including the unique and biggest euphorbia forest in Africa, Picturesque landscape and yellow acacia woodlands
- Cycle with rhino event every September yearly
Lake Nakuru National Park entrance
Flamingos on Lake Nakuru at the Lake Nakuru National Park
Makalia Waterfalls, Nakuru, Kenya
Adult black Buffaloes at Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
Rhinos at the Lake Nakuru park
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