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Lake Nakuru

flamingos Lake Nakuru

Lake Nakuru is a seasonal home to over 1 million Flamingos. It is considered the greatest bird spectacle on earth.


Thompson Falls

Located in the town of Nyahururu in central Kenya, Thompson Falls is 74m in height and has a trail that leads to the bottom of the falls.


Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and the second largest fresh water lake in the world, second only to Lake Superior.


Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha is home to over 400 speciesof bird including the Pelicans above as well large mammals such as the waterbuck abover and hippo


Lake Elementaita

The shores of Lake Elementaita are roamed by several herbivore species like the zebra above, Eland and Rhinocerous, while the Lake is home to over 400 bird species


Lake Bogoria

Lake Bogoria is a saline / alkaline lake located in a semir arid region of Kenya's great Rift Valley


Lake Turkana

Lake Turkana is the world's largest desert lake and the world's largest alkaline lake. The central Island is an active volcano.


Lake Simbi Nyaima

Lake Simbi Nyaima

Lake Simbi Nyaima is a volcano crate lake located near Kendu Bay in Homa Bay county. The name Simbi Nyaima means "the village that sunk" .

The Simbi Nyaima Story

The lake is steeped in mythology. The Simbi Nyaima story states that One night, the villagers of Simbi were celebrating the chief’s success in a previously undertaken endeavour. During the merry making an old and tired woman  walked into the homestead. Being tired and hungry she pleaded for food and a place to rest for the night.  But to her pleas were met by insults from the revellers and the chief. Little did they know that the old woman was actually the daughter of a famous rainmaker who had passed away. The chief ordered the old woman to leave his home.

The old lady left. One kind lady sympathized with her and gave her food for her rumbling belly,a warm bath and shelter for the night to combat her fatigue.
At the break of dawn as the old woman was preparing to leave,she advised the kind lady to take her children and leave that village immediately. She warned that she would punish the villagers for the mistreatment shown to her. The kind lady heeded the warning and left.
As soon as she left , a drizzle begun. The drizzle soon became a storm that submerged the entire village of Simbi creating what is now known as Simbi Nyaima.


Flamingos at Lake Simbi Nyaima

Of late Simbi Nyaima has become a sanctuary for Flamingos migrating from Lake Nakuru