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Nakuru




In Maasai language Nakuru means "dust or dusty place". Nakuru is the fourth largest town of Kenya. It is the capital of the Rift valley Province.

Around 300,000 people inhabit the place. It is mainly an agriculture oriented area, with a great vegetable market. Nakuru is an attractive tourist spot.

Nakuru's main attraction is the Lake Nakuru National Park, which was established in 1968. It is famous for its wildlife. One can see Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Giraffe, and also Python Snake here.

The scenic beauty of Lake Nakuru is enough to make enchant you. Moreover the lake that lies 160km north to Nairobi is world famous because of its greatest bird-spectacle. One can observe myriads of fuchsia pink flamingos. The lake is also the residence of more than 400 species including Stilts, Avocets, Ducks, and in European winter the migrant Waders. Therefore it would not be an exaggeration to say that it is bird-lovers' paradise.


People also visit places in Nakuru like the following:

  • Aberdare National Park
  • Lake Baringo
  • Lake Bogoria National Park
  • Lake Elmenteita
  • Lake Navivaasha
  • Marala
  • Naro Moru
  • Navivaasha
  • Nyeri
  • Nyahururu


  • Nakuru offers you some beautiful places to stay and relax. The design and arrangements of all the hotels, lodges, resorts suits the ambiance well and also go as per with your budget. Some of the hotels and lodge in Nakuru are as follows:

  • Lake Nakuru Lodge
  • Sarova Lion Hill Lodge
  • Loldia House
  • Thomson Falls Lodge
  • Maili's Saba Camp


  • Nakuru can offer you much more than your expectation as it is the perfect destination for nature-lover.


    
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