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Kenya

Rift Valley Lakes

Explore Rift Valley Lakes

Sprawling lakes and outstanding wildlife dominates Kenya's Great Rift Valley. Surrounded by a vast area of wilderness and home to a wide diversity of wildlife, Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha comprise the main lakes of this phenomenal place. Undoubtedly, it is the Rift Valley's birdlife that is the main draw and the famous flamingo population at Lake Nakuru.

Highlights

  • Witness the vast flamboyance of flamingos at Lake Nakuru
  • Home to black rhino and Rothschild's giraffe
  • Famous area for up-close leopard sightings
  • Exceptional bird watching and rich fauna biodiversity
  • Boat trips and sunset cruises on Lake Naivasha

Iconic Activities

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
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Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Rift Valley Lakes

  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Impala
    Impala
  • Hippo
    Hippo
  • Flamingo
    Flamingo
  • Buffalo
    Buffalo
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
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TRIPS TO INSPIRE

From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

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