Nakuru day Trip: Lake Nakuru national park day tour is a 1 day trip to Nakuru to view the flamingos and other birds and animals in this park. The Nakuru national park is located some 160 km north west of Nairobi on the great rift valley floor and it is one of the soda lake on the rift. Nakuru national park was started in 1961 as a bird sanctuary and only afterwards as a rhino and Rothschild giraffe sanctuary.
Lake Nakuru National Park Day Trip Attractions
Lake Nakuru Park is 188 sqkm in size and includes the lake, the acacia forest and the Savannah and the mountain areas. The park is a very popular destination for birdwatching from Nairobi due to its vast numbers of birds. The lake is home to over 2 million flamingos when their food is in plenty. The lake is rich in blue green algae which the flamingos feed on. There are also more than 400 species of birds in lake Nakuru.
Lake Nakuru is also known for easy sightings of lions, leopards, rhinos, buffalos, cheetahs, leopards, gazelles, hippos, giraffes, baboons, hyenas and many other animals. The park is a popular urban park similar to Nairobi national park and is great for a full day game drive tour.
Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour Itinerary
Lake Nakuru one day trip is offered as a joining in or a private tour and is an all inclusive of park fees, transport, guides services, picnic lunch and bottled water. The tour starts early from Nairobi and returns late. The itinerary is similar to this one below:-
6:00am: Depart Nairobi for Lake Nakuru with a stop at the Great Rift Valley view point to look into the valley below
9:00am: Arrive at Lake Nakuru and start your game drive in the park to see the animals
11:00am: Visit the Makalia falls and baboon cliff for picture opportunities in the Nakuru park 1 day trip.
1:00pm: Enjoy a picnic lunch at the airstrip
2:00pm: Continue with a game drive in the park.
3:00pm: Start your drive back to Nairobi
6:00pm: Drop off in your Nairobi hotel after a great Nakuru national park day safari.
End of Tour
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