Lakira Camp – Lake Nakuru National Park
Lakira Camp – Lake Nakuru National Park : Lakira camp is a mid-range accommodation (3 star) found on the shores of lake Nakuru and at the edge of Lake Nakuru national park in Kenya country. The camp is situated inside the park just 160 Kilometers north west of Nairobi town. The camp is deep in the wilderness convenient to guests who want to be free from noisy from the city. One can be at hotel by road from Nairobi city center taking about 2-3 hours’ drive while 45 minutes to fly from Nairobi to the close Nakuru airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the camp.
Lakira camp is affordable and friendly to the guests visiting lake Nakuru National Park with its stunning views of Lake Nakuru , the park and surrounding areas.
Lakira camp contains 6 spacious and comfortable raised tents reflecting Kenyan traditional building style with elevated raised platform . Tents are well decorated and furnished with private en- suite facilities like eco – Flushing toilets, hot and cold separate showers , beds wrapped with mosquito nets , flat screen TVs, free toiletries , free bottled water in the rooms , extinguishers, private balconies sitting areas, terraces overlooking the beautiful lake Nakuru .
Tents are well equipped with comfortable and excellent beds with clean and washed beddings with ceiling fans. There are campfires that offer warmth during cold nights. Room varies in different sizes ; single , doubles , twins, triples, etc with different rates ranging from 200$ per person per night and sometimes rate goes slightly high during peak season than in low season .
Lakira camp offers different facilities and services which include; A restaurant that serves different farm fresh meals both international and African- inspired meals to meets guests choice ; continental and bush breakfast , picnic lunch and dinner in the main building served by well trained, friendly and organized staff , the camp offers in and out door dinners/bush sundowners , A well stocked bar /lounge with variety of drinks both alcohol and nonalcoholic refreshments , you relax and sip the cocktail or monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view cozy environment , lake Nakuru and surrounding areas , Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry services available , WIFI available in the rooms that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, business centers with honey moon packages etc.
Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at Lakira camp with more African style gifts like shoes, clothes , safari essentials, guides book mention but a few . Recreational facilities available include; swimming/ boating at the lake , game drive in the park hiking , foot ball playing , board games , nature walks and many more facilities.
Lake Nakuru is situated in the southern part of Kenya and it is the rift valley soda lake covering 1,754 m above the sea level. The lake is shallow and surrounded by wooden and busy grass land and protected by Lake Nakuru National Park. The lodge is in Nakuru county on Nakuru- Nairobi highway. The park is small covering the total area of 188 kilo meters squared.
The park offers a variety number of animalslike; Impalas, antelopes, Buffaloes, wathrogs, waterbucks, white rhinos, Girraffes, Leopard, enlands, baboon, lions ,Zebra, Wild dogs etc and over 450 different bird species like; Flamingos , starling birds, White pelican etc. The park is famous for huge number of attracting flamingos and being the soda lake. There are several accommodations in lake Nakuru national park ; budget , mid-range and luxury accommodation which are all friendly and convenient to guests visiting lake Nakuru national park.
There are different activities to do while in Lake Nakuru national park; Game viewing, you spot various animals in the park, boat cruise at lake Nakuru , hot air ballooning, bird watching/birding since the park contains more bird species, nature walks in the park, , flying safaris, cultural visit in the Community , visiting Makalia falls, horse riding in the park , Tree planting , and many more activities. Jan, Feb ,March -July ,September ,October and December and the best month to visit lake nakuru national park.