Lake Nakuru Day Trip

Lake Nakuru National Park Tour is a full day trip to the Rift Valley Escarpment, 160kms from Nairobi, approximately 2 hours drive from Nairobi City. A pefect escape from Nairobi when all you have is one day to see a glimpse of Kenyan true nature.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$290 - $385
Includes internal flights:
Length of safari:
1 day
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Not specified
Activity level:
Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
Romantic safaris Romantic Birding safaris Birding
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Tour Summary

Lake Nakuru Day Safari takes you to Lake Nakuru National Park which offers a sanctuary to huge numbers African Wild animals and home to thousands of different bird species. It is also a destination that you will see the highly protected black and white rhino.

The safari tour begins with an early morning pick up from your place of Residence, Hotel or Airport then proceed to Lake Nakuru National Park which is approximately 2hrs drive. You will pass through spectacular landscapes of the Rift Valley where you will stop to take photos en-route to Lake Nakuru.

On arrival you will enjoy the morning game drive at the park. Later proceed for lunch at Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge or Lake Nakuru Lodge.

After lunch you will have the opportunity to enjoy an afternoon game drive
At around 1430hrs depart for Nairobi
Optional Carnivore restaurant or Drop off at your place of Residence, Hotel or Airport for your onward flight

Lake Nakuru day trip excursion outside Nairobi

Lake Nakuru Natational Park Express is a full day trip to the Great rift Valley escarpment, 160kms from Nairobi. Lunch is taken
before an afternoon game drive. On return journey there is stop at Lake Naivasha where bird watchers will delight in the
fanstastic array of birdlife among the acacia trees


0600hrs: Pick-up at different places depending on location.
0700hrs: Depart Nairobi for Nakuru National park
1000hrs: Arrive at the Nakuru National park and proceed for a 2hr game drive.
1230hrs: Enjoy lunch at the Sarova Lionhill Lodge or Lake Nakuru Lodge with ample time to relax.
1430hrs: Game drive enroute to Nairobi.
1830hrs: Arrive in Nairobi and be dropped off at a location of your choice within the city.

Minimum Rate per person US$ 290

Game Drives

There are well marked driving tracks around the lake and all over the park where you can enjoy a self-driven safari in your own vehicle or hire one with a guide from the lodge.

Bird Watching

Lake Nakuru is an ornithologist’s paradise with over 400 recorded species of birds. Around the lake one can find flamingos, a wide range of waders including avocet, while large rafts of pelicans can also be seen sweeping the water in unison.

Visit to Baboon Cliff

The Baboon Cliff is located on one of the highest points on the hills surrounding the lake with stunning views and a picnic site where visitors can get off and enjoy the scenery.


  • Round trip transport from Nairobi throughout the safari safari destinations specified in safari itinerary
  • All applicable Game Park entrance fees
  • Professional and experienced English speaking safari and tour guide / driver
  • Lunch on the safari
  • Bottled drinking  Water
  • All game viewing activities specified in itinerary
  • Flying Doctors rescue insurance for the time of the tour
  • Price quoted per person sharing in US dollars


  • Transfers to and from Airport.
  • International flights.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Entry visas.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Laundry Gratuities and all items of a personal nature.
  • Medical and personal insurance.
  • Optional: The Carnivore Restaurant Gourmet Experience

Carnivore Nairobi: The food, service and ambiance are strikingly different from anything ever seen in Kenya. The Carnivore restaurant is a meat specialty restaurant and it is referred to as ‘the ultimate ‘Beast of a Feast’ or the ‘Meat Eaters Paradise‘. Twice voted amongst the world’s 50 best restaurants! This is the place where you can taste the game meat!Carnivore restaurant in Nairobi has served over 5 million clients and selling over 5 million kilos of meat

The world famous Carnivore is a must for anyone who loves Barbeque. This is a Barbeque with a difference in that not only do they serve your normal beef, pork and chicken but Game meat as well. Giraffe, Gnu, Zebra, Crocodile, Hartebeest and Ostrich are some of the specials that you will find on the menu. The meat is Barbequed on a huge charcoal BBQ right at the entrance to the restaurants. The meat comes with special sauces which are Carnivores secret. Carnivore is an all you can eat restaurant and you are guaranteed very good wining and dining.

Drinks are charged separate but all food and deserts are included in the price. Enjoy the carnivore experience either for lunch or dinner.
It’s recommended for dinner at start or end of your safari or a treat out from your hotel. A wide variety of vegetarian dishes are also available.

Carnivore Restaurant>>Lunch/Dinner time table as follows

Lunch-1230hrs -14.00hrs
Dinner18.30hrs to 2130hrs
The rate of US$ 65  includes waiting by the driver
Drop off at airport extra by US$ 30

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Sarova Lion Hill
  • Lake Nakuru Lodge
  • Carnivore Restaurant

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