Lake Bogoria National Reserve Entrance Fees

In this post, we will look at Lake Bogoria National Reserve Entrance Fees. Lake Bogoria National Reserve is a protected area located in Kenya, East Africa. It is situated in Baringo County, approximately 270 kilometres northwest of Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya. The Reserve is accessible by road. The reserve is located off the B4 highway between Nakuru and Marigat. The journey from Nairobi takes around 4 to 5 hours by car.

Lake Bogoria National Reserve is a beautiful place with a pink cloud of flamingoes and geysers bubbling with the most spectacular hot water volcanic springs. The Reserve is dominated by thorny bushland of acacia and the open shores of the lake are dominated by grasslands while the sedge cyperus is around the hot springs. They are the huge flocks of flamingoes that visit the still waters of the lake to feed on the algae. Since the lake has no outlet, it is saline and therefore a lot of blue and green algae, which forms different shades of the lake too apart from the pink of the flamingoes. Lake Bogoria has around 200 hot springs in total but has some large of these on one side of the lake. By the time it spurts off the ground, the water has reached over 94 degrees after circulating at great depth in the rock fractures. It is hot enough to boil an egg.

The greater Kudu (king of the antelopes) can be seen across the woodlands or spotted resting under acacia trees. The Burchell’s Zebra, impalas, and gazelles warthogs can be seen on the plains. Vervet monkeys and olive baboons can be seen around the hot springs and campsites and the predators such as leopards, spotted hyenas and mongooses are hots of the reserve too. The grey crowned crane is the most elegant of birds and will be seen engaging in courtship dances when they gather in flocks during the breeding seasons when numerous pairs and mate-seeking adults assemble. The common ostrich is plentiful on the lake shores, around the swamps are the black-headed herons, sacred ibis and hadada. Few water birds are at the lake because it is highly saline.

Lake Bogoria National Reserve offers stunning natural beauty with its picturesque landscapes, including the lake itself, surrounding hills, and the Rift Valley escarpment. The combination of the lake, hot springs, and wildlife creates a unique and captivating environment for visitors. Visitors to Lake Bogoria National Reserve can engage in various activities. These include game drives, birdwatching, nature walks, and hiking along scenic trails. The hot springs provide opportunities for relaxation and bathing in their warm waters, renowned for their therapeutic properties.

While there are no lodges or campsites within the reserve, there are accommodation options available in nearby areas like Lake Baringo and Lake Nakuru National Park. These places offer a range of lodges, campsites, and resorts to suit various budgets.

Lake Bogoria National Reserve Entry Fees

The reserve charges Ksh 2,000 per entry per adult, Ksh 500 per child, and Ksh 200 per vehicle (Kenyan drivers will probably be charged Ksh 500).

Lake Bogoria National Reserve Contacts

Phone: 0721 343 808

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