Lodges And Camps In Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Naivasha and Nakuru, are a perfect day trip from Nairobi and the spotting point for hundreds and thousands of Flamingoes. Lake Bogoria features hot springs, the sight of fishermen in papyrus boats and the rare Greater Kudu. Nakuru boasts the rare Rothschild Giraffe and an extraordinary Rhino sanctuary. While Naivasha is best seen by boat. Further west is Lake Victoria, source of the Nile, and the Afro-Alpine flora of Mt Elgon National Park, both reached through the immense pre-historic landscape of the Rift Valley. Eight kilometers south of Nakuru Town and covering and area of 200 square kilometers, Nakuru park is unquestionably ” the greatest ornithological spectacle on earth” – the congregation point of an estimated 100,000 to 2 million flamingoes and over 400 species of birds. With the park greatly enlarged since its creation in 1961, and extensive ecological cleaning up of the area, wildlife of a wide variety can now be seen in the park.
Flamingo Hill Camp
Flamingo Hill Camp is situated within the famous Lake Nakuru National Park, which lies within the Great Rift Valley of Kenya. Approximately 30 minutes by air or 2 hours by road from Nairobi. Nestled between the “honeymoon hills”, and set in beautifully landscaped grounds with natural foliage and a variety of indigenous African plants and flowers, Flamingo Hill Camp provides superb, tented accommodation.
Flamingo Hill Camp is an eco-friendly establishment. Part of the money earned from the camp is used for environmental restoration and endangered species. Cosy, warm and inviting with a personal touch, Flamingo Hill Camp offers the traveler a home away from home!
Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
Situated in the heart of Kenya’s Rift Valley is Sarova Lion Hill Lodge, located 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 flamingoes.
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. The lake hosts thousands of flamingoes which create a breath taking shimmering pink hue over the lake.
Mbweha Safari Camp
Tucked away in the spectacular vastness of The Great Rift Valley on a private 6400 acre Congreve Conservancy, Mbweha Camp is nestled up against the southern border of Lake Nakuru National Park with beautiful views of the Eburu and Mau Ranges. 10 cottages built of lava stone and thatched makuti roof add glamor and style to its contemporary African ambiance.
Every cottage is surrounded by Candelabra Euphorbia, yellow barked Acacia and other indigenous trees that provide a relaxed atmosphere as you listen to the African night sounds of a lion roar or the laughter of the hyena in the distance. Bush walks, night game drives, sundowners or bush breakfast and hot air ballooning over the spectacular Great Rift Valley and the lakes below are additional activities that you can enjoy and enhance your stay in truly remarkable and authentic African setting.
Mbweha Camp is located in the Congreve Conservancy which borders Lake Nakuru National Park and is home to a multitude of plains game. An ideal area for guided bush walks. Balloon Safaris ending in a champagne breakfast can also be arranged for clients staying at Mbweha Camp.
Lake Nakuru Lodge
Lake Nakuru Lodge is situated in a wonderland which lies in the heart of one of Kenya’s most densely animal populated wetland national parks (Ramsar Site), only two hours leisurely drive on first class roads from Nairobi, through some of the most exciting scenery to be seen anywhere in Africa.
The 156 km Nairobi-Nakuru roads gives the visitor an unrivalled view of the majestic Great Rift Valley, winding through a series of lakes and forested uplands all the way to the bustling market town of Nakuru. The views are equally impressive for the visitor who uses a charter aircraft for 25-minute flight to Lake Nakuru National Park airstrip situated at the southern side of the park at the Rhino Sanctuary Headquarters.