Kenya - Rift Valley (Chapter)
This is the Rift Valley chapter from Lonely Planet’s Kenya guidebook.
Africa’s Great Rift Valley is one of the continent’s grand epics. The valley’s dramatic landscapes are lent personality by some of central Kenya’s most charismatic wildlife. It’s this combination of stunning natural forms and soulful wildlife that gives the region its charm.
- searching for lions, leopards and rhinos, as well as blushing pink flamingos, at Lake Nakuru National Park
- being serenaded to sleep by snorting, hungry hippos, then waking to the fish eagles’ dawn chorus at Lake Baringo
- climbing to the volcanic rim of Mt Longonot and being rewarded with glorious Rift Valley and crater views
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Longonot National Park, Naivasha, Lake Naivasha, Hell’s Gate National Park, Naivasha to Nakuru, Nakuru & around, Lake Nakuru National Park, Lake Bogoria National Reserve and Lake Baringo.
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