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Gates of Lake Nakuru National Park

Gates of Lake Nakuru National Park

Gates of Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru National Park Gates – The Park is one of the prominent national parks in Nakuru city and the whole of Kenya as the destination. Lake Nakuru National Park has varied wildlife species and which are both animal and bird species. There are over recorded 400 bird species and over 50 species animals and in combination, all these provide a wonderful destination in Lake Nakuru National Park and it has attracted a lot of people to visit the park

Lake Nakuru National Park offers travelers a chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery because of the several landscapes that are available within the park and this has also provided the basis for the several activities that are being carried out within the park.

visitors interested in exploring Lake Nakuru National Park will move for only 3 to 4 hours from Nairobi Kenya’s capital city Lake Nakuru National Park located in the central part of Kenya in the Northwestern part of Nairobi. Visitors can also fly to Nairobi for about 30 to 40 minutes to explore the hidden treasure of the park in form of animals, birds among others.

The exceptional birds of Lake Nakuru National Park include the greater and lesser Flamingoes that are found on the shores of Lake Nakuru which makes the whole park look like the pick. These birds are constantly on the Lake and are the most popular attractions on the lake. The bird species found on Lake Nakuru National Park include Cape Teal, White-browed robin-chart, Montane nightjar, pied kingfish, black cuckoo, pearl spotted Owlet, African Fish Eagle, Blacksmith plover, Dusky Nightjar, pelicans, African cuckoo, little Rock Trush, among others.

 The animals that do reside in Lake Nakuru National Park and the ones that you can explore while visiting the park include the endangered and the rare rhinos both lack and white rhinos which are protected within the Lake Nakuru National Parks sanctuary and the Rothschild’s giraffe. The other animals within the park include waterbucks, impalas, baboons, leopards, colobus monkeys, cheetahs, buffaloes, waterbucks, baboons, impalas lions among other animals of interest.

You can as well opt to experience Lake Nakuru National Park in form of camping where you will get an opportunity to visit the unique sites and landscapes within the park. Lake Nakuru National Park has got 3 raised ridges that provide fantastic viewpoints at these you can stand and enjoy the spectacular views of the whole park.

The viewpoints include the out of Africa Lookout, the lion hill, and the baboon viewpoint. Lake Nakuru National Park is also filled with over eight campsites which you can visit for the best campsite experiences as you experience the night of the Lake Nakuru National Park. The campsites area either public or special c or you choose one according to your interests and budget mainly

Visitors can Lake Nakuru National Park from any park or region of Kenya but the major and famous route is accessing Lake Nakuru National Park through the Nairobi-Nakuru highway or south form Masai Mara National Reserve. But any route you use, you can still end up in one of the gates of Lake Nakuru National Park.

The gates of Lake Nakuru National Park

The following the commonly used gates that allow you to access and explore Lake Nakuru national park in Kenya;

Lake Nakuru National Park Main gate

This is the main and popular entrance of the Lake Nakuru Gate and it is the agate that is mostly used by the visitors entering Lake Nakuru National Park. The Lake Nakuru National Park Main Gate is only four kilometers from Nakuru Town found at the Lake Nakuru Northwestern shores.

It is at this gate where the offices of the Kenyan wildlife service’s area are located and therefore you can get all that you need about Lake Nakuru National Park from here and what activities you can do within the park as well as the attractions that the park possesses. Visitors will also pay from here and get the requirements to access such services.

Lanet gate of Lake Nakuru National Park

If visitors have not used the Lake Nakuru National Park main gate, then they use the Lanet gate to enter into Lake Nakuru National Park thus the main gate still has the highest number of visitors using it. The Lanet gate of Lake Nakuru National Park is off the Nairobi Nakuru Highway and

visitors who decide to use this gate will forgo passing through the Nakuru Town since they Brach off before reaching the town to the gate and eventually to Lake Nakuru National Par.

It is found near the Northeastern shores of Lake Nakuru and thus you will be able to quickly get into the Park

Lake Nakuru National Park Nderit gate

This is the last gate or the third gate to Lake Nakuru National Park and it is the least used gat among all the 3 entrance gates. Most people even don’t know it and it is being used but the people who access Lake Nakuru National Park from Masai Mara or Lake Elmentaita. All these 3 gates give you the entrance to Lake Nakuru National Park and the selection of the entrance gate will depend on where you’re coming from and the activities that you’re going to engage in and in which part of the park they are in. all the above gate are open from 7 am up to 6:00 pm the East African Standard Time.