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Rift Valley Lakes (5)

Lake Nakuru
Lake Nakuru is found in Lake Nakuru National Park in the Rift Valley. The shallow lake is strongly alkaline, set in a picturesque landscape of surrounding woodland and grassland. One of the Great East African Rift Valley lakes and was designated as a Ramsar site in 1990. Lake Nakuru is…
Lake Naivasha
Naivasha means rough water, which explains the twirling inland winds which send 'dust devils' whirling wildly across the plains into the lake making it ideal for sailing. A boat trips takes you closer to anumber of waterbirds such as Great White Pelican,Goliath,Purple Heron etc. Lake Naivasha is set on the…
Lake Baringo
Lake Baringo is, after Lake Turkana, the most northern of the Kenyan Rift Valley and is a one of the two fresh water lakes in the Great East African Rift Valley set in hostile dry rock covered scenery. Lake Barigo is beautiful a lake with dazzling jade-green is encircled by a…
Lake Bogoria
Lake Bogoria is on of  Kenya"s Rift Valley lakes and is a soda lake like Lake Nakuru, Lake Elementeita, and Lake Magadi also found in the Great East African Rift Valley.  The lake has no fish but is rich in blue-green algae; as a result it attracts one of the…
Lake Elementaita Kenya
Lake Elementaita is an alkaline and in the south-to-north sequence of Great Rift Valley lakes, Elmenteita is between Lake Naivasha and Lake Nakuru Kenya. From the Nairobi-Nakuru highway that runs along the escarpment offers the road users’ an extraordinary view towards the lake. The Kenya Lake System of the East…