GUIDE ON FLAMINGO HILL CAMP IN KENYA
Located at the border of Lake Nakuru National Park, Flamingo Hill Camp, a deluxe accommodation, gives you a front row seat to one of the most spectacular avi-fauna performances in the world! Each year, one to two million flamingos arrive at the lake to feed on the algae that flourishes in the warm alkaline waters. Watching the long-legged, pink-plumed lesser and greater flamingos wade around looking for food is interesting, but when all these birds take flight, the show really begins! The spectacle has made Lake Nakuru a favorite East African travel destination for wildlife photographers and nature filmmakers. While back at Flamingo Hill Camp, you are offered 25 guest tents in a homely, welcoming setting to ensure you have a comfortable and serene tour of Lake Nakuru with AfricanMecca, and the attentive staff are very helpful and responsive to your needs. Guest tents are situated amidst landscaped campgrounds with views of the surrounding flora, trees and valley, and the quietest and most private tents are located away from the main central areas. The soothing decor, romantic four-poster beds, small writing desk and private veranda of your chalet tent reflect a fused classical safari experience with a traditional hut-style shaded structure. Few tents are catered towards families traveling together so are close to each other while the rest of the tents are minimally spaced out to afford some extra privacy. At night, your tents and common areas are low lit so as to blend in with bush and avoid the urbanization of Flamingo Hill. Electricity is available all day but somewhat limited in terms of using a blow-dryer in your tent. The minimalism of the camp, though, gives you an authentic bush vacation in Kenya.
Imagine starting your day with a freshly brewed cup of tea or coffee while watching the early activity around the campgrounds and beyond. With more than 450 bird species at your doorstep, you may also locate and identify kingfishers, long crested eagles, goliath herons and many, many more feathered resident and migratory species. Your stay at Flamingo Hill also supports environmental restoration and protection for endangered species. Spending part of your fauna-seeking holiday in Kenya at Lake Nakuru Park goes beyond just birdwatching! Beyond the lake, the park encompasses the neighboring wilderness, and you can view rescued black and white rhinos and Rothschild’s giraffes. They join zebras, buffalos, warthogs, waterbucks and other foragers, as well as lions, leopards, spotted hyenas and other stalking predators (read more on when is the best time to visit Lake Nakuru). A morning game drive into the park lets you see Thomson's and Grant's gazelles, hippos, impala, Colobus monkeys, reedbucks and many other mammals. Be sure to check the trees along the lake for leopards! Return to camp for a guided nature walk around the camp or a bit of reading in the library, and a delicious lunch rejuvenates your energy for a late day swim before afternoon tea. Wrap up your day's activities with an afternoon game drive or boating trip to Lake Naivasha with AfricanMecca before sundowners and a wonderful dinner back at Flamingo Hill Camp.
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Jambo Raza, The Lake Nakuru outing was great! We saw lots of pelicans, some flamingos, both black and white rhino... We've already recommended a Kenya safari to friends and relatives. Thanks again
Scott Aaronson - Associate Professor, M.I.T - Boston, United States
Raza, it was the vacation of a lifetime, again, thanks so much. From the flamingo of Lake Nakuru and the foot hills of Masai Mara, we saw the best of what Kenya safari has to offer.
Jamie Davis & Liudmila Kondakova - San Francisco, California, United States
Dear Altaf, We would like to thank your team for such a well planned and wonderful holiday. Kenya is such an amazing country, and we felt that the itinerary you helped us set up was perfect...
Wee Siang Neo & John Lau - Singapore
Jambo Altaf, As usual the program went like clockwork and it was a wonderful holiday in Rift Valley & Masai Mara. Lake Nakuru is absolutely stunning and exceeded my expectations..
Simon Woodlock, Chief Financial Officer, Synovate - Surbiton, United Kingdom
Thank you so, so much for all of your help in planning our amazing safari to Lake Nakuru, Masai Mara, and Nairobi. Everything went so smoothly. Our tour guides were the best!!
Joanne Wright - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - United States
Jambo Altaf and Raza! We are back on earth now after our fabulous honeymoon. This is to say THANK YOU so much for organising a week in Kenya that we will never forget.....!
Dr Krina Zondervan, Oxford University - United Kingdom
We were extremely pleased with our itinerary. All those elephants and giraffes just posing and asking to have their pictures taken. Thank you for planning one of the best trips I have ever taken.
Professor Donald S. Kisiel - Biology Department Suffolk County Community College - New York, United States
SAFARI TRIP IDEA FOR FLAMINGO HILL CAMP IN LAKE NAKURU KENYA
When staying at Flamingo Hill Camp in Kenya, we recommend combining your safari with a visit to Amboseli and Masai Mara. You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas of Tsavo, Samburu or Lewa - Laikipia ending with a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar or Lamu, or even Mombasa.READ MORE
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