Nakuru day trip: Lake Nakuru national park day tour is a full 1 day trip to Nakuru from one of the many Nairobi hotels. Nakuru 1 day excursion from Nairobi starts early at 6:30am and returns back at 6:30pm. The lake Nakuru 1 day trip is an all inclusive shared joining in safari or you can take a private tour if you don’t what a group safari tour. The biggest attractions in a lake Nakuru national park day trip are the thousands of flamingos, the rhinos and leopards among other animals.
What animals do you see in Nakuru National Park
Nakuru park is a 177sqkm game park which is completely protected ad it includes the lake that takes about two thirds of the park area. The park also has a savanna grassland and a yellow acacia forest including the largest euphorbia candelabrum forest in Africa. Lake Nakuru national park was started as a bird sanctuary but has grown to become a rhino sanctuary and the endangered Rothschild giraffe sanctuary as well.
The park is a Ramsar site and an important bird area due to the vast wetland with endemic bird and plant life. The park of completely fenced off and boasts an array of wildlife including lions, leopards, hippos, rhinos, buffalos, giraffes, zebras, impalas, klipspringer, hyenas, baboons, vervet monkeys, leopards.
There are also more than 500 species of birds in lake Nakuru national park including greater while pelicans, goliath heron, grey heron, marabou stork, vultures, hadada ibis, Egyptian geese, tawny eagle, fish eagle, African crested cranes, blacksmith plovers, wagtails, cormorants among others. The lake national park 1 day trip is largely popular for birdwatching due to the large population of flamingos and other birds.
Lake Nakuru National Park Day Trip Itinerary
A lake Nakuru national park day tour itinerary includes an early departure from Nairobi and is all inclusive of transport, lunch, park fees and services of a driver guide. A sample itinerary for Nakuru 1 day excursion looks like this:
6:30am: Depart from Nairobi with a scheduled stop over at the Great Rift Valley view point
9:30am: Arrival at Lake Nakuru and start of your game drive
11:00am: Continue with your game drive and visit baboon cliff, Makalia waterfalls and lake circuit
1:00pm: Enjoy a picnic lunch at the airstrip or Makalia falls.
2:00pm: Continue with a 1 hour game drive in nakuru national park.
3:00pm: Exit the park with enroute game drive for Nairobi.
6:30pm: Drop off in your hotel in Nairobi after the Lake nakuru national park 1 day tour.
End of Nakuru 1 day tour.
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