Lake Nakuru

In the heart of Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, Lake Nakuru stands as a shimmering, pink-tinged jewel amid contrasting landscapes. 

Flocks of Flamingos, Ecological Wonders

Lake Nakuru is a large alkaline lake renowned for its extraordinary biodiversity and scenery. Surrounded by lush forests and rocky escarpments, the lake’s azure waters create a stunning contrast against the backdrop of rolling hills. Most celebrated for its spectacular flocks of flamingos. The lake’s abundant algae, nurtured by its alkaline nature, attracts millions of these elegant pink birds, creating a vibrant pink carpet that stretches across the water’s edge. Beyond the flamingos, the park is home to rhinos, both black and white, which have been successfully protected here. Look out for zebras, giraffes, buffalo, lions, leopards, and numerous species of antelope that coexist in the park. Bird enthusiasts will be delighted by over 400 bird species including pelicans, cormorants, and African fish eagles.

Delicate Natural Heritage Preserved

Lake Nakuru National Park can be explored by guided game drives through the park. Conservation initiatives that protect Lake Nakuru’s ecological significance cannot be understated. It has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and efforts to protect its delicate ecosystem have led to the successful reintroduction of various endangered species. The park’s conservation programs serve are a testament to Kenya’s commitment to preserving its natural heritage. Located within the park, Makalia Falls cascades down a rocky cliff, adding an extra touch of natural beauty to Lake Nakuru. The falls offer a serene setting for picnics and provide a refreshing retreat amidst the park’s diverse ecosystem.


Lake Nakuru has a select number of lodges and camps personally vetted by us, which offer the perfect base from which to explore that area.