3 Days

Why Consider This 3 Day Lake Nakuru Safari?

Lake Nakuru National Park has the highest number of flamingos globally, estimated to be between 1.5 and 2 million.  Flamingos love the area because the Lake consists of an alkaline with a rich source of algae as their primary food. Also, shallow waters are available where they can wade and feed comfortably.

flamingos in lake nakuru park

UNESCO recognizes the Lake Nakuru National Park because of its natural and cultural criteria. The lake is home to many types of biodiversity, a massive flock of flamingoes, the conservative efforts applied, the diverse habitats that support a wide range of flora and fauna, and the cultural significance to local communities.

-The lake is home to endangered black and white rhinos, currently numbering 150. The Rhino sanctuary started with 2 rhinos .in the year 1987. These two rhinos were relocated as part of efforts to establish a secure sanctuary for rhinoceros conservation within the park.

In addition, Lake Nakuru Africa is also a good place for bird sightings because it is home to more than 400 bird species such as the Pink  Pelican, wolly necked stock, African fish eagle, cormorants, vulture, herons and egrets, secretary bird, and the famous flamingos.

Private Game Drives

This 3-day Lake Nakuru Safari is a luxury private game expedition. In other words, we will provide you with a luxury 4×4 Toyota Landcruiser or van only for you and your family. You will not share the experience with strangers unless you desire to.

luxuryescapetours will also provide a dedicated tour guide and driver. We will pay for the fuel and take care of the driver’s accommodation while you are on the safari.

Hells Gate National Park Visit

On the first day of your Lake Nakuru National Park safari, we will drive you to the “Devil’s Bedroom. “This is a mythical cave found inside the Hells Gate Gorge. We believe that this is a good way to begin your safari.

Tourists in Kenya can decide to explore the park on foot or by bike. Later on, we will explore the geothermal wonders before continuing to Lake Nakuru.

Fun Fact: Hell’s Gate is where the movie Lion King was shot.  Other famous movies include Tomb Rider and King Solomon Mines.

Accommodation at the Cliff In Lake Nakuru

The Cliff is a luxury lodge situated inside Lake Nakuru Park. It is located 2 hours and 30 minutes from Nairobi and can be accessed by both air and road.

  • The Cliff camp has a total of ten camp tents which offer comfortable and luxurious accommodations to guests.
  • The camp tents are lightweight and compact making them easy to carry. They offer a more comfortable and weather-resistant sleeping experience with freestanding baths that look outdoors. The interior of the tents is designed to match the style of a modern hotel.
  • Camp facilities include a Bar, Spa, Conference room, Fitness Centre, Non-Smoking tents, Restaurant, and Wi-Fi.
  • Services provided include laundry service, Masseuse, Helicopter transfer service, Aircraft charter service, Wedding services, and Transfer facilities.
  • Activities offered by the lodge include Adaptor plugs available, a Tent Deck, a Bath and Bathrobe, a hair dryer, a Minibar, a Separate toilet, a Shower, Slippers, Wi-Fi, a Vanity Mirror, and tea facilities.

This luxury safari is available throughout the year. However, the best times are during the dry season when the grass is shorter, and animals are easily noticeable. However, if you prefer to see newborns the best times would be January and late December.

3 Day Lake Nakuru National Park Safari

This 3-Day Lake Nakuru National Park safari has been created to offer luxury travel, accommodation, and accommodation. This African Safari explores the Great Rift Valley and all its beauty.

Tourists are booked in a luxury Lodge known as the Cliff. Each tent at the Cliff offers a 180 view of the Lake Nakuru National Park. In addition, the interior of each tent boasts a mix of both international and African designs.

The Cliff -Lake Nakuru National Park
The Cliff at lake nakuru national Park

The Cliff comprises ten luxury tents, perched on a 100-meter-high rock. The camp facilities include:

  • A Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Wifi
  • A conference center
  • A fitness center
  • Non-smoking tents
  • A spa

Each tent has a safe, a hairdryer, a vanity mirror, a tent deck, adopter plugs, a slipper, and a modern toilet.

Similarly, its important to note that the site is a UNESCO-recognised site. So, what should you expect when booking this safari?

  • An Expeditions to the Hells Gate National Park
  • A flamingo spectacle
  • Abundant wildlife including rhinos, flamingos, birds buffalos, and lions
  • Scenic landscapes
  • Private Guided game drives
  • Luxury accommodation and dining
  • Hotel transfers and pickup


3 Day Lake Nakuru Safari


Depart from Nairobi early in the morning, around 6:00 AM, to beat the traffic and begin your journey towards Hell's Gate National Park.
Enjoy a scenic drive through the Great Rift Valley, with stunning views along the way.

Mid-morning to Late Morning:

-Arrive at Hell's Gate National Park and exploring this unique park known for its dramatic scenery and geothermal features.
-Explore the stunning landscape and geological formations of the park, including the Fischer's Tower and the Central Tower.
-Embark on a guided tour of the Hell's Gate Gorge, where you'll discover hidden caves, towering cliffs, and ancient rock formations.

-Enjoy Tilapia from Lake Naivasha / Special lunch available for vegeterains
-Continue your exploration of the park, perhaps opting for a bicycle ride or a hike through the gorge.
-Visit the Olkaria Geothermal Spa for a relaxing soak in the natural hot springs.

Late Afternoon to Evening:
-Depart from Hell's Gate National Park and head towards Lake Nakuru.
-Check in at Lake Nakuru Cliff, your accommodation for the night, located near Lake Nakuru National Park.
-Relax and unwind after your day of adventure, enjoying the peaceful surroundings and beautiful views of the lake
-Enjoy dinner at the lodge and spend the evening at leisure, reflecting on your day of exploration.

-Wake up early to catch the sunrise over Lake Nakuru, a magical sight as the sun casts its golden glow over the tranquil waters.
-Enjoy a hearty breakfast at Lake Nakuru Cliff, fueling up for a day of adventure.


Begin your game drive in Lake Nakuru National Park, entering the park as soon as it opens to maximize wildlife sightings.
-Explore the diverse habitats of the park, including woodland, grassland, and the shores of Lake Nakuru.
-Keep your eyes peeled for the park's resident wildlife, including rhinos, giraffes, lions, leopards, buffaloes, and a variety of bird species.

Late Morning to Early Afternoon:

-Drive along the shores of Lake Nakuru, known for its large population of flamingos that often create a stunning pink hue along the water's edge.
-Stop at various viewpoints and lookout spots for panoramic views of the park and the lake, perfect for capturing memorable photos.
-Visit Makalia Falls, a picturesque waterfall nestled within the park, where you can take a short walk to admire the cascading waters and lush surroundings.


-Enjoy a picnic lunch at one of the designated picnic sites within the park, surrounded by the sights and sounds of nature.
-Continue your game drive, exploring different areas of the park and searching for wildlife you may not have encountered earlier in the day.
-Visit Baboon Cliff, another scenic viewpoint overlooking the lake, offering sweeping views of the park's landscape.

Late Afternoon to Evening:

Return to Lake Nakuru Cliff in the late afternoon, where you can relax and unwind after your day of exploration.
-Take some time to freshen up before dinner, enjoying the comforts of your accommodation.
- Book and enjoy a massage to unwind
-Enjoy a delicious dinner at the lodge, savoring the flavors of local cuisine and sharing stories of your day's adventures with fellow travelers.
-Spend the evening at leisure, perhaps stargazing under the vast African sky or simply enjoying the peace and serenity of Lake Nakuru National Park.


-Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at Lake Nakuru Cliff, savoring your last moments in the peaceful surroundings of Lake Nakuru National Park.
-Take a final stroll around the lodge's grounds, soaking in the beautiful views and the sounds of nature.


-Check out from Lake Nakuru Cliff and begin your journey back to Nairobi, bidding farewell to the park's stunning landscapes.
-Depart from Lake Nakuru, retracing your route through the Great Rift Valley and enjoying the scenic drive once again.

Late Morning to Early Afternoon:

-=Make a stop at the Lake Naivasha area, where you can enjoy optional activities such as boat rides on the lake, birdwatching, or visiting Crescent Island Game Sanctuary.
-Take some time to stretch your legs and enjoy lunch at a restaurant overlooking Lake Naivasha, sampling delicious local cuisine.


-Continue your journey back to Nairobi, reliving the memories of your safari adventure as you travel.
-Arrive back in Nairobi in the early to mid-afternoon, depending on traffic and road conditions.
-If time allows, visit a local craft market or souvenir shop to pick up some mementos of your trip to Kenya.
-Transfer to your hotel or the airport as needed, marking the end of your safari adventure to Lake Nakuru National Park and Hell's Gate National Park.

This itinerary allows you to make the most of your final morning at Lake Nakuru National Park before embarking on your journey back to Nairobi. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to stop at Lake Naivasha for additional sightseeing and lunch before concluding your safari adventure.

Trip Cost Breakdown.

Trip Cost Inclusion.

  • Sundowner excursions
  • A Private Luxury 4x4 safari Landcruiser
  • Fullboard accomodation
  • A private guide and driver
  • A welcome wine bottle during pickup
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel and airport pickup
  • Hotel and airport drop off
  • Sundowner excursions
  • Shared Game Drives
  • Local airstrip transfers(mid-morning flights)
  • Laundry – except under garments
  • Conference facilities (Max 12pax) – fully equipped
  • with smart interactive TV, including tea, coffee,
  • water and snacks – rates on request basis.
  • Cliff Gym – free of charge for in-house guests
  • Swimming pool available
  • Wedding packages – to be quoted on request
  • (Max 20pax).
  • Yoga at The Cliff – rates available and need to be
  • pre-booked.

Trip Cost Exclusion.

  • Visa fees.
  • Cost of flights.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips for guides or the lodge.
  • Premium Wine
  • International Health certificates.

Lake Nakuru Trips FAQS.

What is Lake Nakuru National Park famous for?

Lake Nakuru National Park is renowned for its abundant birdlife particularly flamingos. It’s also a haven for black and white rhinos making it a wildlife enthusiastic.

What wildlife can i expect to see in Lake Nakuru National Park?

In addition to flamingos and rhinos, the park supports a wide range of wildlife including lions, leopards, buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, waterbucks, baboons, and various bird species.

What kind of activities are available at Lake Nakuru National Park?

You get to enjoy game drives, birdwatching, nature walks, and cultural experiences such as visiting local communities near the park. Also, availability of boat tours occasionally, giving point of view to the lake and wildlife.

When is the best period to visit Lake Nakuru National Park?

Dry season is considered as the best time to visit Lake Nakuru National Park. This is due to wildlife assemble around the water sources. However, anytime visit is valued since you’ll encounter unique experiences.

Is it safe to visit Lake Nakuru National Park?

Yes, safety is ensured in Lake Nakuru National Park provided that rules and regulations are clearly followed.

Where is Lake Nakuru National Park located?

Lake Nakuru National Park is located in the Great Rift Valley of Kenya, approximately 160 kilometers northwest of Nairobi.

How do i get to Lake Nakuru National Park from Nairobi by road?

It takes around 3 to 4hours to get to Lake Nakuru National Park by road.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

From $ 2,500
/ Adult
From $ 1,750
/ Child