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Nairobia National Park or Lake Nakuru for 1 day tour

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Airdrie Alberta...
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Nairobia National Park or Lake Nakuru for 1 day tour

We will have one whole day to tour a game reserve. Nairobi National Park is very close, and Lake Nakuru is about a 2 hr. drive. We would hire a guide with transport to do either tour. Can anyone tell me which park may be better for seeing the large animals up close. Thanks Brian.

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1. Re: Nairobia National Park or Lake Nakuru for 1 day tour

Nairobi national park would be my choice for a day trip. Plenty of game and not many tourists

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4. Re: Nairobia National Park or Lake Nakuru for 1 day tour

I'd plump for Nairobi National Park for a 1 day visit. If you go to Nakuru, you'll spend most of the day driving there and back - plus the lake is seriously flooded, putting many of the roads out of commission and the large flocks of flamingos have gone.

Richard Trillo

Author: The Rough Guide to Kenya

Kenya Programme Manager: Expert Africa

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