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MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE
LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK (THE PINK LAKE)
LAKE NAIVASHA
LAKE ELEMENTAITA
LAKE BOGORIA
LAKE BARINGO

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MASAI MARA GAME RESERVE

Virtually everyone who visits Kenya goes to this 320-sq. km. of open grassland dotted with flat-topped acacia trees. A visit to Mara is truly a staggering one, and which is likely to have a profound effect on your own feeling of insignificance. This is the Kenyan section of the Serengeti and animals are in abundant. All year round, the Masai Mara, a living tapestry of grassy savanna, spreading thorn trees, rounded hills and tall gallery forests with its abundant wild life draw hundreds of thousands of photographers and visitors from all over the world. The Mara is home to millions of wild game such as wildebeest and gazelle among others and are continuously tracked by Africa's great predators. The annual migration of these animals is one of the most inspiring sights on earth, and this is the dramatic life and death struggle that tourists come to see. Other animals seen are lion, elephant, cheeter, leopard, zebra, antelope, impala, Thomson gazelle, topi, giraffe, baboon, jackal, warthog, rhino and hyena.
A visit to the Masai village, located inside the reserve. This is a cultural village of the Masai tribe's people and it is an ideal place to take video pictures, buy trinkets and beadwork.

Ballooning Safaris, Hot-air ballooning at dawn as you drift quietly, is the best way of viewing the savanna plains and the animals without the intrusion of vehicles and the dozens of tourists.

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THE RIFT VALLEY LAKES


LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK (THE PINK LAKE)
This is 200-sq. km shallow Soda Lake lying in the volcanic strewn Rift Valley and is one of a chain of lakes stretching the length of Kenya from Tanzania to Ethiopia. It is world's greatest bird spectacle with millions of pink flamingos and pelicans, birds of prey like vulture, eagle and such animals as waterbuck and black rhino, buffalo, Reedbuck, gazelle, leopard, hyrax, hippos, velvet-monkey, Rothschild giraffe and baboon. This is an ideal place for ornithologists and photographers.

LAKE NAIVASHA
This is one of the Rift Valley's fresh water lakes with different ecology from that of the soda lakes. It is also home to a large variety of bird species. Main activities are fishing (both sport and commercial fishing). The Crater Lake found here is magnificent with lush green vegetation at the bottom of a beautiful volcanic crater. HELL'S GATE Located in Naivasha area, is one of the lowland parks on the country which you can walk through. The looming cliffs and the Hell's Gate gorge itself are spectacular and home to a variety of birds and such animals as zebra, baboons, Thomson gazelle, antelope, cheeter, and leopard. Another main attraction is the Fischer's Tower 25-m high calcium of volcanic rock. The Olkaria Geothermal power station, which uses one of the hottest sources of energy in the world, is also a spectacular site, with plumes of steam rising into the air
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LAKE ELEMENTAITA
This is a shallow soda lake in the Rift Valley with ecology similar to that of Lake Nakuru. It is home to a large variety of birds such as flamingos.

LAKE BOGORIA
This is a shallow lake found in the Rift Valley, covering an area of 30 square kilometer, with a depth of 9 meters and home to flamingos. Other attractions are the HOT SPRINGS and GEYSERS (with the Hot Springs boiling hot), gazelles, greater kudu, and impala. The sheer face of the northeastern ends of the Aberdare Ranges dominates the eastern side of the lake.

LAKE BARINGO
This is a fresh water lake in the Rift Valley, covering an area of 170 square kilometer, with a depth of 12 meters. KAMPI YA SAMAKI is the center of exploration in lake Baringo. This is a spectacular and mellow place to visit particularly with the Boating trips to the islands such as the 'Devil's island' and also with the bird walk, together with the various water sports available to tourists.
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