Lake Elmenteita

Less than two hours’ drive from Nairobi lies Lake Elmenteita. One of the soda lakes of the Great Rift Valley, Lake Elmenteita lies between Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha. Protected by the Soysambu Conservancy, the lake is known for its large flocks of water birds including flamingos and pelicans. The wooded shores of the lake are home to zebra, giraffe and a variety of antelope species.

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Highlights in Lake Elmenteita

  • Vast flocks of flamingos and pelicans
  • Peaceful setting for the start of end of a Kenya safari
  • Less than two hours’ drive from Nairobi
  • Go on guided game drives in nearby Lake Nakuru National Park

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Lake Elementaita Serena Camp

Lake Elmenteita Serena Camp has 24 tented suites on the shore of a Rift Valley lake, in Kenya’s Soysambu Wildlife Conservancy. Each tent is wonderfully spacious, and opens onto a private veranda with peaceful lake views. Waterbuck and monkey are often seen around camp, and the lake is a magnet…

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