Lake Nakuru National Park
The park is a very shallow, strongly alkaline lake set in a picturesque landscape of woods and grassland next to Nakuru town. The landscape includes area of marsh and grassland alternating with rocky and cliffs and outcrops. The lake catchments is bounded by Menengai Crater to the north, the Bahati Hills to the north-east .The normally water covered surface of the lake occupies about a third of the park. The lake water supports the dense bloom of the blue green cyanophyte spirulina platensis from which it derives its colour and which is the major food source of the flamingos. Birds: Up to 1.5 million flamingos plus 450 birds other species.Apart from birds there are variety of wild animals including the black and white rhinos.
This is the home to Black tea which is a major foreign exchange earner for Kenya. The world’s third- largest producer and the leading exporter of the product.Tea is grown at high altitude in the Great Rift Valley. The tea bushes flourish in the rich volcanic soil, which has a constant supply of moisture that is attributed to evaporation from Lake Victoria.
Kisumu County – Impala Sanctuary
This lake shore Sanctuary is the place to be for those who want to walk amid the impalas and zebras.Wildlife Animals: Impala, leopard, hyena, jackal, ostrich and vervet monkey. Birds: Over 115 species of birds recorded.Climate: Hot and humid.Other attractions:Fishing on Dunga Beach, lake shore picnic site, nature trails and forest environment, offering peace and tranquility away from city.
You will visit the crying stone on your way some 6 km to Kakamega town. The stop will be for 45 minutes. The crying stone is about 4 meters high with small rock perched on top that forms unique attraction in western Kenya. It is an acid plutonic rock consisting mainly of quarts and mica. It is an imposing feature especially when getting near it. These rocks have a long history with the community as they were used for conducting religious ceremonies. Its most outstanding feature is the water that runs down its structure head to toe. It looks like a gowned figure in perpetual tears.
Is a tropical forest situated in Kakamega County and it is north west of the capital city Nairobi and near to the boarder with Uganda it is only Kenya’s tropical rainforest and is said to be Kenya’s last remnant that once spanned the continent WILDLIFE. Attractions include the majestic black and white colobus monkey, flying squirrels, blue monkey and Potto the world’s slowest mammal. Forest buck, duikers and dik dik are found in this equatorial forest, the endangered Turners’
Lake Bogoria National Park
The best place to see geysers in Africa is Lake Bogoria in several locations around this place at one time can be seen more than 10 geysers. Lake Bogoria is one of Rift Valley lakes, each of these lakes is unique and Lake Bogoria is not an exemption .This lake is alkaline with PH 105 at the western bank lake water is twice as saline as sea water. Lake gets water from the hot springs and some perenia rivers and it has no outlets. At times there are 200 hot springs with water temperatures from 39 to 98 degrees centigrade. All this springs are very close to the lake or even inside the lake. With thousands of lesser flamingoes. The lake is 10 meters deep.