Lake Nakuru Day trip - 1 Day Lake Nakuru
day trip from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park
Nakuru day trip excursion outside Nairobi
Lake Nakuru National Park
Day Safari - Great Rift Valley
per person US$ 230
Nakuru Natational Park Express is a full day trip to the Great rift Valley escarpment,
160kms from Nairobi.
Lunch is taken before an afternoon game drive. On return
journey there is stop at Lake Naivasha where bird watchers will delight in the
fanstastic array of birdlife among the acacia trees
DAY TRIP ITINERARY
0600hrs: Pick-up at different places depending
0700hrs: Depart Nairobi for Nakuru National park
1000hrs: Arrive at the Nakuru National park and proceed for a 2hr game drive.
1230hrs: Enjoy lunch at the Sarova Lionhill Lodge
OR Lake Nakuru
Lodge with ample time to relax.
1430hrs: game drive enroute to Nairobi.
1830hrs: Arrive in Nairobi and be dropped off
at a location of your
choice within the city.
Lake Nakuru, a small
(it varies from 5 to 30 square kilometers) shallow alkaline lake on the edge of
the town of Nakuru lies about 160 kilometers north of Nairobi. It can therefore
be visited in a day tour from the capital or more likely as part of a circuit
taking in the Masai Mara or Lake Baringo and east to Samburu. The lake is world
famous as the location of the greatest bird spectacle on earth - myriads of fuschia
pink flamingoes whose numbers are legion, often more than a million maybe two.
The park now has more than 25 rhinos, one of the largest concentrations in the
country, so the chances of spotting these survivors are good. There are also a
number of Rothschild's giraffe, again translocated for safety from western Kenya
beginning in 1977. Waterbuck are very common and both the Kenya species are found
here. Among the predators are lion and leopard, the latter being seen much more
frequently in recent times. The park also has large sized python snakes that inhabit
the dense woodlands, and can often be seen crossing the roads or dangling from