Overview & Attractions
Lake Nakuru National Park is home to thousands of pink flamingoes and pelicans. This exotic park boasts of a rich concentration of wildlife including black and white colobus monkeys and is also a Rhino sanctuary. Look for temperamental black rhinos browsing in the bushes, and larger white rhinos cropping grass along the lakeside. No where else will get a photo of a rhino with a back drop of pink flamingos sifting food from a shimmering lake. Lake Nakuru is a shallow alkaline lake that is about 60 square kilometers in size. It is set in a picturesque landscape surrounded by woodlands and grassland close to Nakuru town. The landscape includes areas of marsh and grasslands alternating with rocky cliffs and outcrops, stretches of acacia woodland and rocky hillsides covered with a Euphorbia forest on the eastern perimeter.
Sawela Lodge is situated off the Moi South road and on the southern shores of Lake Naivasha, about 85 Kilometers from Nairobi and 13kms from Naivasha town. It is slightly over an hour's drive from Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. The lodge is situated around Lake Naivasha with the natural Yellow/green acacia trees surrounding the lake side are on the shores of this fresh water lake. With the most ultra-modern facilities and unique architectural design of the lodge, the environment provides enriching relaxation with magnificent views of the volcanic Mount Longonot.
Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
The Sarova Lion Hill Lodge is situated in the heart of Kenya's Rift Valley, nestling on the banks of one of East Africa's most famous soda lakes, Lake Nakuru. Avid bird watchers can feast on the spectacular display of its famous flamingo residents. Lake Nakuru National Park not only boasts one of the world's greatest ornithological spectacles, with over 450 species of birds, but is also sanctuary to the greatly endangered black rhino and a host of other wildlife species such as the leopard, waterbuck, lion, giraffe, buffalo and giraffe. The lake hosts thousands of flamingoes which create a breathtaking shimmering pink hue over the lake.
L. Naivasha Country Club
Lake Naivasha Country Club is located in The Great Rift Valley which is 100 km from Nairobi. The hotel offers a wonderful mix of tranquility in serene surrounding and a varied number of sporting activities both for energetic and more laid back.
Lake Naivasha is one of the Great Rift Valley's jewels, reflecting the tranquil beauty of an African sky and the surrounding mountains, sometimes the lake is temporarily distorted as flocks of graceful flamingoes and pink-backed pelicans settle of the water. This fresh water lake, some 13 kms across is a haven for bird watchers, nature lovers, artists and for those seeking a peaceful scenic retreat.
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