• Mr. T

LAKE NAKURU, A BEAUTIFUL FLAMINGO HAVEN


On the floor of the Great Rift Valley, surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland lies the beautiful lake Nakuru National Park. The wide ecological diversity and varied habitats that range from Lake Nakuru itself to the surrounding escarpment and picturesque ridges makes it unique. Lake Nakuru is one of Rift valley soda lakes at an elevation of 1,754 m above sea level.



Lake Nakuru is one of a kind as a wide variety of big mammals can be encountered in a single space. Lake Nakuru is among Kenya's finest National parks. Flanked by Rocky escarpments, pockets of acacia forests, and at least one waterfall, the park is gorgeous all year round and is home to both black and white rhinos, lions, leopards, hippos, and endangered Rothschild giraffe.


Lake Nakuru National Park covers 188 kilometers and boasts of having 150 different kinds of plant species and over 50O bird species both resident and migrants. As we descend in the lowest point of the park we come upon Lake Nakuru, a catchment area of 200 kilometers, the sight of 200 kilometers Is a sight to behold.



The dazzling pink Lake Nakuru is a beautiful wildlife haven. The Flamingo filled lake sets it apart from other lakes. The masses of pink flamingos at Lake Nakuru draws guests from around the world. The majority of the gloriously pink, massed flocks are easily seen at the shore of the lake. Indeed many visiting ornithologists have described this sight as the greatest bird spectacle in the world.

Flamingos are striking! They are spectacularly pink in color, are oddly shaped ato