Lake Nakuru National Park

The park lies 140km north-west of Nairobi. The ecosystem comprises of the lake, surrounded by mainly wooded and bushy grasslands. The park supports a wide ecological diversity with flamingos [greater and lesser] and other water birds being the major attractions of the area. The ecosystem provides for about 56 different species of mammals including the white rhino and buffalos and a variety of terrestrial birds numbering nearly 450 species.