Lake Nakuru is a standpoint and a harbor for watching more than 400 species of birds in rift valley. Travellers enter the lake from Loldia house. As you visit the lake, game animals are in large numbers.
Hippos, buffalos and many species of birds are unstoppable. Flamingos are prominently notable just like in Lake Nakuru. The lake provides water for irrigation to the surrounding horticultural farmers making it the only agriculturally profitable lake in the inland of Kenya.
It is a small soda lake located near Gilgil town. Its beautiful shores are grazed by zebras, antelopes, gazelles, impalas and a variety of reptiles. Flamingos can also be found at the Lake, though not a good number like in Lake Nakuru. The Lake provides beautiful sceneries for bird watching, family walks, game viewing and camping.
It is situated 10 kilometres north of Nakuru, off the Nyahururu- Nakuru main road. It is the second largest volcanic crater in the world, standing at about 2,490 metres high. It features beautiful caves, camping sites, nature trails, picnic spots and beautiful viewpoints. Activities to engage in at the crater include; hiking, camping, trekking, biking photography and picnicking.
Kigio Wildlife Conservancy
It is a community-owned wildlife conservancy located in Gilgil. It was established in 1997 and covers an area of 3,500 acres. The conservancy features over 100 indigenous plant species, different bird species, animals such as the African buffalo, common eland, waterbuck, gazelles, zebras, hyenas, leopards, hippopotamus, caracal, honey badger and the spring hare. It is a perfect place for game viewing activities.