Lake Nakuru national park is the third most popular park in Kenya.
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 lake’s warm waters. It is one of the few parks that have been specifically established (Gazetted) for the protection of birds specifically flamingos, more than 450 species of birds have been recorded here
06:00am: Pick you up from your Nairobi hotel
07:30am: Scheduled stop at the Great Rift Valley view point to look into the valley from the escarpment to see the Mt Longonot, Mt suswa, the rift valley floor, lake Naivasha and the hot geysers of hells gate.
09:00am Arrival at Nakuru national park. Start the game drive around the lake to see great white pelicans, flamingos, ibis, jacana, plovers, storks, herons and many others. Go to the baboon cliff to have a bird’s eye view of the lake. Enjoy game driving until lunch hour.
1:00pm: Enjoy a picnic lunch from the Makalia waterfalls camping site under the most wonderful waterfall. You will be in good company of some wildlife at the quiet and scenic campsite.
2:00pm: Continue with your Nakuru National park game drive in the park to see the hundreds of animals in the savannah, the acacia woodland and the swamps around the lake.
3:00pm: Depart from Lake Nakuru national park
6:00pm: Arrive in Nairobi and you are dropped off in your hotel in Nairobi or at the JKIA Nairobi airport for your evening flight. End of your Nakuru one day transit safari tour.