Kenya Safaris

Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha – 3 days

Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha – 3 days

Day 1: Lake Nakuru

Depart from your Nairobi hotel at 0700 and drive to Northeast of Nairobi arriving at Sarova Lion Hill lodge , after short rest you head out into the Park for wildlife viewing Buffalo, Nakuru is located further North of Lake Naivasha, the fourth largest town in Kenya. This agriculturally oriented area is home to Lake Nakuru, one of the Rift Valley soda lakes.

Lake Nakuru is best known for its thousands, sometimes millions of flamingoes nesting along the shores. The surface of the shallow lake is often hardly recognizable due to the continually shifting mass of pink. The number of flamingoes on the lake varies with water and food conditions and the best vantage point is from Baboon Rocks.

Also of interest, an area of 188 km around the lake fenced off as a sanctuary to protect Rothchild giraffe and black rhinos. Other sites of interest around Nakuru include Menengai Crater, an extinct volcano 2,490 m (8,167 feet) high. The views of the crater itself, as well as the surrounding countryside, are spectacular. Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site, discovered by the Leakeys in 1926, is considered a major Neolithic and Iron Age site. Dinner and overnight at the Sarova Lion Hill Lodge. Lunch and dinner.

Day 2: Lake Nakuru-Lake Naivasha

Depart from Nakuru and drive to Lake Naivasha arriving at Naivasha Sopa Lodge for refreshment and after a short rest at Naivasha Sopa Lodge you proceed to nearby Hell’s Gate National Park, one of only two parks in Kenya where you are allowed to explore on foot, 400 species of birds have been reported at Lake Naivasha alone, making it a mecca for bird lovers and researchers, Also You have an opportunity to see animals like, antelope and Hippos during boat ride, Lunch Dinner and overnight at Naivasha Sopa Lodge. All meals included.

Day 3: Lake Naivasha

After breakfast you leave for Nairobi, with a stop at the smallest church in the world and glance at the rift valley viewing point. Breakfast and lunch.

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