Top tourist attractions found in Lake Nakuru National Park
Top tourist attractions in Lake Nakuru National Park refer to the unique attributes of the park that enables visitors to visit the park.
Lake Nakuru National Park is found in the city of Nakuru and it knows it largest millions of flamingo birds that area is always seen on the shores of Lake Nakuru.
Lake Nakuru National Park likes in the Kenya rift valley and it covers about 188 square kilometers and it the protected area in Kenya that is whole fenced with an electric fence to protect the animals and poachers.
The park was named after the Lake Nakuru found in the southern part of the Lake Nakuru National Park. The worst Nakuru according to the local people of Maasai or the Masai means the dusty or the dusty place.
Lake Nakuru National Park has a lot of tourist attractions and this is the reason why Lake Nakuru National Park is one of the wonderful protected areas and the top tourist destination in Kenya and in entire East Africa. These attractions of the Nakuru National Park include the following;
Lake Nakuru National Park gets its name from Lake Nakuru which is one of the lakes that is found in Kenya rift valley with blue Alakine lakes providing favorable conditions for the growth of the algae which is an important food for the flamingoes.
Lake Nakuru is one of the impressive and wonderful tourist attractions in Lake Nakuru National Park with a surface area of about 45 square kilometers.
The lake is a hub to several species of birds famously flamingoes and Lake Nakuru and flamingoes have been regarded as the most attractions in Lake Nakuru National Park. Stand on the lake shores and enjoy the wildlife that happens in and around the Park.
Magnificent bird species:
Lake Nakuru National Park has one of the magnificent and unique bird species and it is listed as an Important Birding Area in Kenya and it harbors over 450 species of bird species.
Most of the birds in Lake Nakuru National Park are both migratory and resident birds of which some are endangered, threatened and endemic to Kenya.
Birds feature one of the greatest attractions of Lake Nakuru National Park and the most important birds are the flamingoes which are both lesser and greater flamingoes. Other bird species in Nakuru include shining sunbird, white-headed vulture, western reef heron, Northern Puff, sooty falcon, lesser flamingoes, lesser kestrel, grey crowned crane, brown-backed scrub robin, European roller, black-winged lapwing, Bateleur, lappet-faced vulture, Crab-plover, Montane white eye, Eastern Imperial Eagle, Grey-Crested helmet-shrike among other activities.
Mammals of Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru National Park is a habitat to over 56 species of mammals and this makes it an incredible destination in Kenya. most water mammals here in Lake Nakuru National Park include the hippos, and the popular waterbucks while the other mammal species on land include the hyenas, wildebeest, leopards, Vervet monkeys, leopards, giraffes, cheetahs, lions, wildebeest, olive baboons among other species.
Additionally, Lake Nakuru National Park is a rhino’s sanctuary and there are over 100 Rhinos all over the park. The Lake Nakuru National Park is fenced with an electric fence and this was done to protect and preserve the animals with the park including the rhinos. Apart from the Rhinos, Lake Nakuru National Park also protects the rare Rothschild’s giraffes and you can only find these places in Kenya’s Lake Nakuru National Park.
Interesting scenery viewpoints
Lake Nakuru National Park has highly elevated areas and amusing landscape that adds so much and wonderful beauty to the park.
The hilly and the raised areas in Lake Nakuru National Park are important attractions and they give a chance to the travelers to stand and have a clear view of the wild animals and birds within the park.
The most prominent elevated points in Lake Nakuru National Park include the lion Hill, baboon cliff, Out of Africa which are scenic in there and they won’t disappoint young to see them.
When is the best time to visit Lake Nakuru National Park?
Similar to others safari destinations and national parks in Kenya, Lake Nakuru National Park receives visitors any time of the year, especially during the dry season. The dry season is experienced during the months of June and March.
During these months of June, October, September, November, December, January, February and March receive little rain and there are prolonged hours of sunshine which makes it easy for the visitors to see and enjoy the wildlife animals in the park.
Therefore I can conclude that the best time to visit Lake Nakuru National Park is during the dry season which is so wonderful.