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About Nakuru

It’s the county with Kenya’s fourth largest city. Quite a dazzling, clean, vibrant and brilliant city with a highly cosmopolitan population and is the administrative home for the world-famous Lake Nakuru National Park – the home of the flamingo. Nightlife and accommodation is quite developed. Road networks are great and it connects Kenya’s capital city of Nairobi to the rest western Kenya and beyond to Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo & South Sudan.
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In Nakuru

Things to do:

  • Game drives at Lake Nakuru National Park + Rhino Sanctuary
  • Game viewing at nearby conservancies of Soysambu & Congreves
  • Archaeological excursion at the nearby Pre-historic Hyrax Hills & Kariandusi Archaeological Sites
  • Excursion at Africa Diatomite Mines in Gilgil
  • Boat rides at the nearby lakes of Naivasha & Elementaita
  • Hiking at Menengai Crater & Hells Gate National Park
  • Nature walks at Naivasha and Elementaita
  • Camping at the rift valley sites
  • Mountain climbing at Mount Longonot National Park

How to get to Nakuru

By road: Distance between Nakuru and Nairobi is 139 kilometers 919 meters (86.9 miles). This is a 3 hour drive from Nairobi City via Naivasha to Nakuru

By rail: from Nairobi to Naivasha to Nakuru

By air: The flying distance from Nairob to Loldia Airstrip in Naivasha is 76 kilometers (47 miles), where vans or taxis are available on request to Nakuru town

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