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Lake Nakuru Day Trip

About

Lake Nakuru is known as an ornithological paradise by bird-watchers because the lake is world famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth which boasts anywhere between one and two million lesser and greater pink flamingos that feed on the abundant algae thriving in the lake’s warm waters. This full day excursion to the Lake Nakuru gives you the opportunity to see the world renowned flamingos. Lake Nakuru is world famous as the feeding grounds of both lesser and greater flamingos and also a sanctuary for both black and white rhino. Lake Nakuru is world famous as the feeding grounds of both lesser and greater flamingos which can be distinguished by size and color. Besides that, more than 400 species of birds can be seen in the park. Between the lake and the cliffs in the west, large pythons inhabit the dense woodland, and can often be seen crossing the roads or dangling from trees.

Lake Nakuru National Park is located in the Rift Valley 1750 meters above sea level, Lake Nakuru is known as an ornithological paradise by birdwatchers because the lake is world famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth which boasts anywhere between one and two million lesser and greater pink flamingos that feed on the abundant algae thriving in the lakes warm waters. It is one of the few parks that have been specifically established (Gazetted) for the protection of birds specifically flamingoes, more than 450 species of birds have been recorded here. The park has also been established for the protection of endangered species such as the rhino and is also home to Columbus monkeys, Leopards, Rhino, Giraffes, and a variety of plain antelope. Lake Nakuru is famous for its Pink Flamingoes and many other types of birds. There are also a number of other wild animals in this park.

Itinerary

We will drive through the floor of the Great Rift Valley from Nairobi, while stopping on the way for curios and to admire and marvel at the breathtaking views of the escarpment along the way. We arrive at Lake Nakuru National Park in time for a mid-morning game drive. Lunch will be served in a lodge within the Park. As we find our way out of the park; we have another short game drive and embark on our way to Nairobi with a strop over at Naivasha town for some coffee.

0600hrs: Pick up from your hotel within Nairobi.

0700hrs:  Depart and drive to Lake Nakuru National park.

0930hrs: Arrive at the Nakuru National park and proceed for a 2hr game drive.

1230hrs: Enjoy lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in the park

1430hrs: Proceed on for an afternoon game drive en-route to Naivasha.

1600hrs:  Arrive in Naivasha for a tea break. Proceed on to Nairobi.

1800hrs:  Arrive Nairobi and drop off at your hotel within Nairobi.

Rate Includes

* Price is based on per person and minimum 2 people required

* All service charge and taxes

* Entrance fees for Lake Nakuru National Park

* Pickup from your hotel in Nairobi and drop-off to your hotel

* Day trip to Lake Nakuru National Park.

* Game viewing drives in Lake Nakuru National park

* Buffet lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Lodge in the park

* Professional English speaking guides.

* All vehicle expenses and driver’s allowance.

Rates Exclude: 

* Tips or gratuity to your driver guide

* Minimum of two persons required

* International airfares and airport taxes

* Visas, meals and drinks, any other sightseeing not included in the package

* Travelers insurance; laundry & communication charges

* Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport), optional activities

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