Location: North West of Nairobi.
Distance from Nairobi: 150kms
Access: Air, road.
Amention of the word Lake Nakuru and flamingoes come to mind because this is a home of the flamingoes.Lake Nakuru offers both game viewing and bird watching in one package. The park`s abundant number of wildlife and lots of birds too. Also home of white Rhinos Lake Nakuru is a special park and sanctuary for the rear Rothschild species of giraffe.
Lake Nakuru supports a wide ecological diversity with flamingoes and other aquatic birds being part of the major attraction.the place has been a sanctuary for black and white rhinos.A 44km lake is fed by njoro river and nderit river but no outlet .
Accommodation around the park include
Location: Rift Valley West of Nairobi.
Distance from Nairobi: 100 kms
Size: 115 sq kms
One of fresh water Lakes of the rift valley and traditionally grazing ground for Maasai cattle, Lake Naivasha and around offers perfect location for bird watchers with several species of water birds and terrestrial birds as well. The shallow 13 km lake offers accommodation for visitors to lake nakuru for its only one hour`s ride to lake nakuru national park. Boat rides around the park and to the crescent island can be arranged.
Accommodation in Naivasha include;
One of the six rift valley lakes, lake magadi lies south of the rift valley at a 1000ft above sea level and forms a shallow pool of soda ash. a big deposits of trona and alkaline water, the lake Is the second largest salty lakes in the world after the salton sea in the Americas.
Fascination of the lake is a walk through the lake and the warm air felt at the floor of the lake during dry seasons.
Accommodation around the lake include the perfect hideout of shompole lodge.
Location: rift valley
Distance from Nairobi: 250kms
Largest fresh water lake in the heart of the rift valley. Lake Baringo is a spectacular place to visit for bird lovers. Almost two hundred species of birds can be seen around the lake with ease with boat rides around the lake.Spreading 11kms long and 10kms wide the beautiful lake is lying low at an altitude of 1100mtrs above sea level surrounded by numerous mountains and small islands.Lake baringo is classified as IBA (Important Bird Area) by the Kenya Tourism Board for its numerous number of bird species.
Accommodation around the lake include