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Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour is a 1 Day Safari to Lake Nakuru National Park renowned for excellent wildlife viewing. Lake Nakuru National Park is one of Kenya’s two Premium Parks and is a bird lover’s paradise.
Originally protected as a bird sanctuary, this park hosts over 400 bird species, including 5 globally threatened species, and is an important stop on the African-Eurasian Migratory Flyway. This park was also the first national Rhino sanctuary and hosts one of the world’s highest concentrations of the Black Rhinoceros.
The park is located 156 km northwest of Nairobi. The main gate is 4 km from Nakuru town centre. Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour departs in the early morning from your hotel/residence. The driving time from Nairobi to Lake Nakuru National Park is 3 Hours.
Our tour takes the Nairobi-Nakuru highway. On the way to Nakuru, you will have a great view of the Rift Valley and the scenery! A stop at a viewpoint gives us great opportunities to take pictures of the Great Rift Valley and spectacular views of the volcanoes Suswa and Longonot.
Once at the park, we proceed on a game drive where you are guaranteed to see: White Rhinos, African Buffalos, Rothschild Giraffes, Zebras, Impalas, Olive Baboons, Vervet Monkeys, and Waterbucks. The park is a bird sanctuary and has a variety of water birds including Yellow-billed Pelicans, Marabou Storks, Hammerkops, Fish Eagles, etc.
Common in the park: Hyenas, Jackals, Lesser Flamingos, Hippo, Pythons. If you are lucky you may see: Lions, Leopards, Rhinos, Wild Dogs, Colobus Monkeys, and Cheetahs, etc. In addition to its 400 species of birds, Lake Nakuru National Park is home to 50+ mammal species and over 500 species of flora.
This park is famous for the flocks of Greater and Lesser Flamingos that gather around the lake, sometimes with as many as 2 million!
We have our lunch boxes at the Baboon Cliff viewpoint as we enjoy views of Lake Nakuru. Later we proceed on another game drive as we exit the park and drive back to Nairobi to arrive at 1830 Hours.
Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour Summary Itinerary
0600 Hours: Pick-up from your residence/ hotel and depart Nairobi for Nakuru National Park
1000 Hours: Arrive at the Nakuru National park and proceed for a two-hour game drive
1230 Hours: Enjoy Picnic lunch Boxes at the Baboon Cliff picnic site
1330 Hours: Tea coffee or Hot Chocolate and relax by the Verandah
1400 Hours: Depart for a game drive
1600 Hours: Depart for Nairobi by Road
1900 Hours: Nairobi arrival and transfer to your residence/ Hotel
Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour Prices
Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour Rates Includes:
Packed lunch box + Professional English speaking guides + All entry fees, service charges, and taxes + Pickup from your hotel in Nairobi and drop-off to your hotel & Visit Lake Nakuru National park game drive, Baboon Cliff Observation Hill, Makalia Falls, etc
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* The tour begins at 0600 Hours and departs daily from Nairobi. Kindly request your pick-up point.
Lake Nakuru National Park Day Tour Rates Do Not Include the:
* Tips or gratuity
* Travelers Insurance
* Communication charges
* Minimum of one person required
* Visas, international airfares, and airport taxes; meals
* Sightseeing not included in the package; optional activities
* Personal expenses such as transfers to/ from the airport (supplement airport transfer cost applies for tours starting from the airport)