The word Nakuru is a masai word which means "Dust or Dusty Place". Lake Nakuru is a shallow & alkaline lake. The landscape around the lake includes stretches of acacia woodland and rocky hillsides. The star attraction at the lake is flamingo population which is a spectacle to watch.
The best place to view the birds is from Baboon cliff. From the shores you can be able to see between 1 to 2 million flamingos
Highlights of Lake Nakuru include