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Lake Nakuru, Baboon Cliff, Makalia & Forest Zip ling or Menengai Crater in a Day

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Pass By: Nairobi Region, Nairobi Region

Pick up from agreed location in Nairobi and Drive down the Nairobi-Nakuru Highway (officially called A104) with spectacular views on the Great Rift Valley.

Stop At: Rift Valley View Point, Nakuru - Nairobi Rd, Kenya

Stop at the Rift Valley View Point where you will stop for a photo session and a panoramic view of the Valley

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya

Pick up at your hotel at 5:00 AM and drive to Great Rift Valley that hosts Mount Longonot, The Suswa Ranges amongst other geographical formations and beautiful sceneries.

Drive down the escarpment and on to Lake Nakuru arriving at 7.30 AM for a morning game drive along the lake shore.

The lake has become world famous for Flamingos, who visit the lake to feed on algae that forms on the lake bed. They move back and forth, feeding and occasionally and spectacularly taking to flight, filling the sky over the lake with colour.

The park is also home to Roth’s child Giraffes, Water bucks, Impala, Lions, Leopards, Pythons and the Rhinos that can be seen on a game drive in the park.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Baboons & Vervits, Lake Nakuru National Park Kenya

There are certain places inside the Lake Nakuru national park from where one can soak in this magnificent view. One such popular view point is the Baboon’s cliff. This spot is at one end of the park and is situated at quite an altitude, thereby giving a great view of the stunning spectacle below.

The Baboon Cliff is usually inhabited by friendly Baboons and Vervits monkeys.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Makalia Falls Viewpoint, Nakuru, Kenya

A waterfall on the southern end of lake Nakuru national park, along one of the rivers that flow into the lake.

It has a drop of about 10 m off a sheer cliff, a large plunge pool, and a campsite nearby.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Menengai Crater, Nakuru Kenya

After Lunch, Optional Depart Lake Nakuru National Park for Menengai Crater. The Crater is an exciting attraction that provides a unique oasis of tranquility. It is a therapeutic adventure that lulls you into a reflective mood away from your busy life.

It is believed that the crater is a historic ground for a battle between different clans from the Maasai community who fought for grazing land and pastures on the slopes of the Rift Valley.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kereita Forest, Kereita Village Kenya

Optional; The forest is located at the tip of Aberdare Ranges and is filled with fantastic greenery and a host of sites. Kereita is also the longest zip line in Kenya stretching to 2.4km over lush vegetation and rivers. It meets international standards. Enjoy lines covering 750 meters in 45 min

Duration: 1 hour
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Airport Pick Up and Drop off 20 usd Per person. Pick up Outside Nairobi Negotiable based on location/Distance

Airports

  • Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Embakasi, Nairobi, Kenya
Departure Time
5:00 AM
Duration
11h
Inclusions
  • Fuel and Driver Charges
  • Private transportation
  • Pick up and Drop Off
  • Private Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Baboons & Vervits
Exclusions
  • Lake Nakuru National Park Entrance Fee 60/35 USD Adults/Children PP
  • Optional Admission Forest Zip line / Menengai Crater 20 / 7 USD PP
  • Lunch buffet 12 USD or Supper Market Shopping for Snacks
  • Airport Pick Up/Drop off 20 usd Per person. Outside Nairobi Negotiable based on location/Distance
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Nakuru
  • Entry/Admission - Menengai Crater
  • Entry/Admission - Kereita Forest
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We enjoyed this Safari very much the wild life is in abundance and the landscapes are beautiful. It was amazing to see so many flamingos We were also able to spot baboons, zebras, giraffes, gazelles, hyenas, warthogs, rhinos and lots of buffalo
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Response from ExpeditionHappyHour, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Nakuru, Baboon Cliff, Makalia & Forest Zip ling or Menengai Crater in a Day
Responded 2 weeks ago
we are thrilled yo here that you enjoyed your safari with us. and thank you for the review.
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We did a drive in the park around the lake and saw so much wildlife. Buffalo are very common, the park has a surprising density and diversity of animals however we were not able to spot a leopard we were often very close to the animals, dint need to zoom.
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Response from ExpeditionHappyHour, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Nakuru, Baboon Cliff, Makalia & Forest Zip ling or Menengai Crater in a Day
Responded 20 Aug. 2019
Thank you for sharing your lovely review. We were delighted to have hosted you, so glad you enjoyed the Safari
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The main attraction in the lake Nakuru are the Rhinos and flamingo but there is lot more to this place. Its relatively smaller than the other reserves but much quieter as the visitor’s numbers are much less so the experience is much better. after the park we visited menengai
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Response from ExpeditionHappyHour, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Nakuru, Baboon Cliff, Makalia & Forest Zip ling or Menengai Crater in a Day
Responded 5 Aug. 2019
Thank you so much for your TripAdvisor review and for I choosing us for your safari, appreciate your comments.
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Really enjoyed our safari, the guide was incredibly informative and had a wealth of experiences to share. We saw many different animals and were particularly thrilled to spot some Black and White Monkeys. We spotted the White Rhino and her calf and watched two lionesses stalk a
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Response from ExpeditionHappyHour, Guest Relations Manager at Lake Nakuru, Baboon Cliff, Makalia & Forest Zip ling or Menengai Crater in a Day
Responded 1 Aug. 2019
Many thanks for your kind words and review, and your comments regarding Simon, he will be incredibly pleased to see another glowing review
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we drove for about 2-3 hours to get to the lake in terms of the game we saw Lions as soon as we got in the park, Flamingo's, giraffes, Rhinos, Buffalo's, Zebra's etc. the park is small however it does not disappoint in terms of game. At the baboon cliff my wife’s bag was
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Response from ExpeditionHappyHour, Public Relations Manager at Lake Nakuru, Baboon Cliff, Makalia & Forest Zip ling or Menengai Crater in a Day
Responded 28 Jul. 2019
Thank you very much Carlos for the detailed review, and for highlighting your experience. Its such a pleasure to read that you had a great time with us and we truly hope that you will book with us again for your next safari
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